The Madiba Walk

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.

Age restrictions: 5+

Adult £14
Child £9
Concession Free

How to get there


  • Family friendly
  • Experience takes place 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.

You'll be hosted by

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.

Marcia Dunkley (She/Her)

Marcia is an experienced teacher whose passion is delivering heritage projects for young people and adults alike.

Garry Stewart

Garry is an extremely friendly knowledgeable tour guide with a passion for Black History.

Any questions?

Ask your question directly to Black Heritage Walks Network.