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In the Footsteps of Sir Edward-Burne Jones


Positively Birmingham Tour No. 2

In the footsteps of Sir Edward Burne-Jones, Chamberlain Sq. to St Martins and Back.

Adult ticket: £12.50

Child ticket (6-16): £5.00

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.

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. A live audio system is used on many of our tours - ensuring you hear every word. Especially useful for those with heaing impairment. Please bring personal earphones with a 3.5 mm jack - or we supply a pair for a small donation to our chosen charity.

Wednesday 10 1.30PMJuly2019-07-10T13:30:00Z2019-07-10T15:20:00Z

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square

B3 3DH Birmingham GB

0121 303 2834

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