Wednesday 16th January 2019 13.30 - 15.15, 2018 Walking Tour - In the Footsteps of Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Adult Ticket - Positively Birmingham Tour No. 2
In the footsteps of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Chamberlain Sq. to St Martins and Back.
This tour normally uses an audio system and in particular people with hearing impairment find this very helpful.
Itinerary: Museum and Art Gallery, St Philip’s Square, the Bullring & St Martins, Grand Central and plenty of surprises.Our walk takes us to some of the city’s most historic buildings. We appreciate English Baroque, Victorian Gothic, Brutalist 1960s and present-day architectural styles. We gain an understanding of the city’s origins, and hear what is around the corner in this city of continuous change.
We look at the exploits of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Birmingham’s most famous painter who, during his colourful life, saw Birmingham put huge efforts into improving itself. Born in the centre of Birmingham in 1833, Burne-Jones became a huge force in Victorian art.
Earphones: Please bring your own earphones with 3.5 mm jack. Alternatively you can purchase a pair, (£1 economy; £2 higher quality) at the start of the tour which you keep at the end.
Tours start/finish: Starts on the Museum and Art Gallery steps in Chamberlain Square and ends at the Museum's Edwardian Tea Rooms.
An eTicket is sent to you after booking.
Children: 6-16 years are charged at £5 - pay at tour start.
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