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Positively Birmingham Walking Tour No. 2 - In the footsteps of Sir Edward Burne-Jones
Adult Ticket - Positively Birmingham Tour No. 2 In the footsteps of Sir Edward Burne-Jones Price: £9.80 This tour uses an audio system so that you do not miss a word - see website for details. In particular people with hearing impairment have found this very helpful. Included on the walk are the Museum and Art Gallery, St Philip’s Square, the Bullring & St Martins and Grand Central along with 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 we hear what is around the corner in this city of continuous change. Tour 2 also looks 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. Tours start: 13.30 from the Museum and Art Gallery steps in Chamberlain Square and end back in the museum at around 15.15. An eTicket is sent to you after booking. Audio: On this tour we sometimes use audio receiver units due to some of the sound sensitive places that we visit. Details will be included on your eTicket. At the end of the tour you receive a copy of the book Positively Birmingham, on which our tour concept is loosely based.
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.
Wednesday 18 1.30PMApril
0121 303 2834
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