barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Art and Walking

Celebrate the art of walking and join us for a day of talks, walks and feasting. Starting at the Barber, learn how walking inspired many artist of the Romantic era, including Thomas Fearnley, then take a refreshing autumnal stroll along a scenic stretch of Birmingham’s canals to Brindley Place.

Enjoy a delicious Sunday lunch at Ikon’s award-winning cafe before looking around their exhibtions Yael Bartana: And Europe will be Stunned and Arefin and Arefin: The Graphic Design of Tony Arefin.


£20 includes lunch; £5 without lunch (walk will last approximately 2 hours; the whole event will last 4-5 hours). Booking essential

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