Brummie Bull to leave ahead of schedule, it revealed - Future still uncertain

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The metal bull is going to leave before the end of the month

The popular giant Brummie Bull, which made its debut during Commonwealth Games, confirmed that it won’t be staying beyond September in Birmingham.

The bull has been sitting in Centenary Square since the opening ceremony of the Games, and it was supposed to have left at the end of the sporting event. The bull was present even for the Queen’s funeral on 19 September.

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The bull continued to stay as people successfully petitioned to keep it in Birmingham. So, it continues to be Birmingham’s guest but, the creature is going to leave before the end of the month.

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The bull had become so popular that it has a Twitter account of its own. It shared the latest update today, 19 September on its social media account.

In a tweet, he said, “Mornin babs. On what already is a sad day, I have more sad news. Apparently I will be leaving you on the 23rd of September. To where? I don’t know, when will I see you again? I don’t know . Anyone know what’s happening?”

The Birmingham City Council had previously said they were in talks with Birmingham Ceremonies, the owners of the bull.

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Birmingham Ceremonies is a joint venture formed by GBA (Gary Beestone Associates) and Done+Dusted and produced and delivered the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, according to its website.

They have been contacted for a comment.

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