Sunday 1st September 2019, 13.30 - 15.15. Discovering Birmingham, City Centre Walk
Discovering Birmingham - A Walk and More
Understand how Birmingham developed and see that many of today’s ways of working have deep roots in our past. In particular we explore:
- Earlier times – medieval origins
- From Georgian entrepreneurs to Victorian idealists
- Jewellery Quarter - understand how it developed and today's Quarter
- Canal city - from the origins to use today
- An artistic side
- Today's city developing for the future.
Content is loosely based on the new tourist guide Discovering Birmingham. A copy of the guide is included in the ticket price (guide normally £5). Tours may use an audio system.
This 1 3/4 hour walking tour gives a great introduction to the city and will be of interest equally to local people and visitors.
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: Library of Birmingham front entrance, Centenary Square, B1 2ND
An eTicket is sent to you after booking.
This is what Sunday afternoons were meant for!
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.