Walkspace at the 4WCOP

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This weekend (Sept 4-6) is the 4th World Congress of Psychogeography. Usually it's held in Huddersfield but due to you-know-what it's happening online for 2020. Pete, Fiona and Andy submitted a talk about the Mapping Stirchley which takes the form of a video essay. There are a number of talks, essays and short films going […]

Drawing Attention: A Walking Drawing Workshop

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THIS EVENT IS BACK! The new date is August 23rd, 1pm. We are delighted to be teaming up with visual arts duo Hipkiss and Graney for Drawing Attention: A Walking Drawing Workshop! Using our digitised map of Stirchley curios we'll be questing through the streets and stopping to draw objects, buildings, flora, fauna and landscapes. […]

Sound walk September

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Walks that use sound, either as an artificial accompaniment or through actively listening, are a broad and inspiring part of the walking practice. I first properly realised this on a sound walk run by SoundKitchen for Still Walking in 2013 where we walked around Edgbaston reservoir engaging in different forms of listening, from the amplified […]

Lucy Parris' social distancing walking project

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Lucy Parris is looking for people to take part in her socially distanced walking project on June 20th. We included Lucy in our recent round-up of West Midlands walking artists and we look forward to seeing how this turns out. Says Lucy: I would like you to join me in a ‘socially distanced walk’ (this […]

Dark moon walking 2

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A second expedition into the darkest recesses of Stirchley and Bournville. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. Rupert Brooke Before the clocks go forward at the end of March, we shall venture out into the darkness of our local parks and public spaces once more. On Sunday 22nd March, just before New Moon, […]

Full moon walking

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An expedition to explore our local waterways by full moon. The countdown to our second Stirchley moon mission has begun. After the success of Dark Moon Walking, we are running a second Stirchley moon walk on the evening of Sunday 8th March, just ahead of full moon.  For this bewitching – if slightly scary – […]

Dark moon walking

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An expedition into the darkest recesses of Stirchley and Bournville. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. Rupert Brooke On Sunday 23rd February, as the New Moon begins, we shall reclaim the night by walking out of the street lights and into the darkest corners of Birmingham B30.  By day our route is green […]

Photo walks in March

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Pete's Photo Walks continue next month with Bournville on Saturday 7th and Jewellery Quarter on Sunday 29th. They're £10 per person and you can book here. These walks are for photographers of all types, from cameraphones to hefty DSLRs and are geared towards slowing down and looking at our surroundings. They're also themed based on […]