New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

December Tours of Birmingham Buildings

Posted November 26th, 2007 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

The Buildings of Birmingham – Ben Waddington’s guided tours of Brum, are still going stong, he promises to may you say” “They haven’t knocked it all down!”.

Here’s the blurb…

Join your tour guide Ben Waddington on a fascinating journey through Birmingham’s history, looking at the often overlooked architectural history of the city. Two tours explore the city’s Industrial heritage (tour A) and the City Centre (tour B) Expect to encounter timber framed buildings, C18th beerhouses, richly ornate Victorian terracotta, ‘Birmingham Gothic’, Arts and Crafts and more.

Tour A starts in Old Square, Corporation Street, tour B starts outside the Town Hall entrance, both at Noon. This info also appears on the ticket, which you can buy from Central Library reception, by phoning 0121303 2323 or by visiting . You can also pay on the day, but places are limited to 15 people per tour.

Upcoming Dates:

Sun 2nd December a
Fri 14th December b
Sat 22nd December a
Sun 30th December b

Tickets cost £5 (kids go free!) All tours start at noon and last about 90 minutes.

Lifted straight from Jon Bounds. Thank you!

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