Homes fit for Heroes is a remarkable collection of wartime photographs of domestic life in Birmingham. Bill Brandt was commissioned by the Bournville Village Trust to record life in the cramped and often squalid Back to Backs in which so many people lived and also photograph life in newer, more modern homes.
In amongst the food revolution in Birmingham, Bournville is getting it’s own thing going. There’s Loaf that new bread making club just down the road in Cotteridge while in Mary Vale Road you’ve got Steve Rossiter, Birmingham’s first organic butcher. And right opposite is Leverton and Halls Deli and Coffee Shop. Dee Leverton first ran [...]