The Madiba Walk

Price
£14 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restrictions
5+
Location
Greater Birmingham
Host available in
Birmingham
Child and Concession prices also available

What you'll do

Delve into the rich tapestries of Birmingham’s history and celebrate the contributions of its black community on this walking tour. Black Heritage Walk Network's Madiba walk is held in recognition of Nelson Mandela.

What to expect:

  • A meet and greet with your fellow guests and guides
  • Set off on foot - get a full historical overview of Birmingham and the local area's diversity
  • Celebrate the successes of the black community in Birmingham as your hosts highlight key areas of influence
  • Develop an understanding of how this brilliant city moves to the beat of the migrant communities who settled here in 1948, with a focus on music, cuisine, art and sports

This is a moderate walk that takes place on a busy high street - your hosts will ensure you are kept safe. If you have any issues that may affect your ability to keep up with the pace, please note this when booking.

Minimum fitness level required.

Upcoming dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available for this experience, but we’re expecting more to be added really soon!

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What you'll do

Delve into the rich tapestries of Birmingham’s history and celebrate the contributions of its black community on this walking tour. Black Heritage Walk Network's Madiba walk is held in recognition of Nelson Mandela.

What to expect:

  • A meet and greet with your fellow guests and guides
  • Set off on foot - get a full historical overview of Birmingham and the local area's diversity
  • Celebrate the successes of the black community in Birmingham as your hosts highlight key areas of influence
  • Develop an understanding of how this brilliant city moves to the beat of the migrant communities who settled here in 1948, with a focus on music, cuisine, art and sports

This is a moderate walk that takes place on a busy high street - your hosts will ensure you are kept safe. If you have any issues that may affect your ability to keep up with the pace, please note this when booking.

Minimum fitness level required.

How to get there

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Facilities

  • Child friendly (0-16)
  • Outdoors
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

  • Arrive at least 15 mins before
  • Although the routes are not strenuous, please be aware that surfaces may be uneven and could be slippery when wet
  • This host strongly recommends you dress appropriately for the weather with warm/waterproof clothing and comfortable suitable footwear
  • Please take care when crossing busy roads and always use the designated crossings where indicated, be aware of other road users and pedestrians
  • Please bring a bottle of water

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 3 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 3 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

About Black Heritage Walks Network

The Black Heritage Walks Network was first set up in 2018. It highlights the achievements of the African Caribbean community in the UK. Since then, the organisation has expanded to host numerous walks, exhibitions, film festivals and educational workshops. Join them for a Black Heritage walk around Birmingham that celebrates the local African Caribbean experience and delves into its history.

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Any questions?

Ask your question directly to Black Heritage Walks Network.

Upcoming dates

Sorry, there are currently no dates available for this experience, but we’re expecting more to be added really soon!

Want to be the first to find out when new dates are released?

Register below to notify the host of your interest.

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Price
£14 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restriction
5+
Rebook or cancel up to 3 days before your experience.