SOUNDwalk: B37

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The excellent people at SOUNDkitchen have created another immersive journey of audio encounters, this time exploring the green spaces of the B37 postcode in Solihull. This self-directed walk can be undertaken at any time using the SOUNDwalker app. "Discover the hidden sounds of bats and underwater life, listen to wind and rain on metal structures, […]

One Hour / One Mile Mindful Photo Walk

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New Walkspace member Laura Babb is running a socially distant and Covid safe mindfulness walk this March. Join Laura and The Clear Space for this socially distant and Covid safe mindful exploration! We’ll use a combination of mindfulness and photography to really slow down and explore the environment. Our initial zoom workshop will involve a […]

Winter Solstice Sunrise Ritual

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Walkspace is teaming up with visual arts duo Hipkiss & Graney for a walk and artistic ritual to welcome the sunrise on the shortest day of the year. Join us by the monolithic stone table in Hazelwell Park at 7:30am on the Solstice (21 December). From there we begin a gentle walk from the lowest […]

Stirchley Soundwalk for Ten Acres of Sound

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This is the first guest post from Nikki Sheth – to join her on a guided walk see the end of this post. I'm sound artist Nikki Sheth and I've created a soundwalk of Stirchley for the Ten Acres of Sound Festival. The walk encourages a deeper connection with the natural environment and a new […]

Randonautica Walkshop

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Walkspace is teaming up with live artist Sebastian H-W for some experimental walking and we need some test subjects.

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, […]