A Pilgrimage to the Trees

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What does walking mean to you? I guess, seeing as how you are reading this, walking is something you enjoy. I wonder why? What is it that you like about it? I wish you could tell me.  For me, walking is powerful medicine. Walking is what humans are designed to do and those of us […]

Paradise Lost – film premiere

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For the past several years I've been working on a feature-length essay-film about Birmingham Central Library and the death of Modernism. The film is called Paradise Lost, History in the Unmaking and it could be described as a psychogeographical detective story in which I investigate the ruins of yesterday's future in an effort to understand […]

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 16th. Join Laura and The Clear Space on March 16th 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 […]

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 […]