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Sunday 22nd November 2020, 13:30 - 15:30. Discovering Birmingham


Discovering Birmingham; Understand today's city in its historical context

Whether you have lived in Birmingham all your life, are studying at one of our five Unis, or are just visiting for a day, you will have a great time on tour. Guides are local people with a wealth of knowledge who deliver a fun tour of the city.

  • Take the 'secret canal' to the Jewellery Quarter and understand  industries from artisan jewellers to giant enterprises who dominated the world.
  • See where the city is heading into the future
  • Black Lives Matter - appreciate Birmingham's  role in and reliance on the 17th and 18th century slave trade.

This is simply a fantastic way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Keeping Coronavirus safe:  Live audio units enable social distancing+ and you can still hear the guide clearly. We have the Visit England 'We're good to go' industry mark to show we comply with Covid-19 secure operations. 

Earphones: Please bring your own earphones with 3.5 mm jack. Alternatively you can purchase a new pair, (£1) which you keep at the end.

Tours start/finish: Library of Birmingham entrance, Centenary Square, B1 2ND

An eTicket: Is sent to you after booking. This is sent manually and has full joining instructions. If you are booking close to the start time then just come to the meeting point for the tour start time.

Donations to our Charity: We support Sifa Fireside who work on acute and longer term homeless issues in Birmingham with at least 10% of all sales going to their work.

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