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A Story of Black Country Voyages – cancelled

This event is cancelled – apologies for any inconvenience Free, suggested donation £2 Titford Pumphouse, Engine Street off Tat Bank Road, Oldbury B69 4NL Black Country Voyages is returning to Titford Pumphouse for an evening of talks by guest speakers including the Chairman of Tipton Civic Society, Keith Hodgkins; public speaker, writer, performer and radio broadcaster, Dr Brian Dakin (Billy Spakemon);… Read more »

Black Country Living Museum: Half Term Myths and Fables

Free, suggested donation £2 Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ Black Country Voyages is touring to the Black Country Living Museum to join a trail of activities for their Half Term Myths and Fables events. Discover the world of apothecary – sample the wares on board, drop in for creative workshops with the Ikon Youth Programme and at special times receive… Read more »

Stourbridge Navigation Trust Open Weekend

10am – 5pm Free, suggested donation £2 Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge DY8 4LU Join us for a weekend of drop in workshops in Stourbridge, with craft stalls, canal boat trips and demonstrations. Black Country Voyages (2014–2017) is an art programme for local people, involving members of the Ikon Youth Programme (IYP). It takes place on board a canal boat, generously… Read more »

Black Country Voyages at Pelsall North Common

Pelsall North Common, Wood Lane, Walsall WS3 5DZ Free, suggested donation £2 Black Country Voyages tours to Walsall for a one off event at Pelsall North Common. Join us for a free, family-friendly event exploring botanical themed arts and crafts including creative workshops, print making and walks. No need to book, open to all ages. Parking on… Read more »

Black Country Voyages at Stourbridge

The Red House Glass Cone, High Street, Stourbridge, DY8 4AZ 10am–4pm. Free, suggested donation £2 Black Country Voyages tours to Stourbridge for a week of drop in botanical workshops Black Country Voyages Black Country Voyages (2014–2017) is an art programme for local young people, aged 16–21 years old, involving members of the Ikon Youth Programme (IYP). It takes place on… Read more »

Post Marks

As part of our commitment as Arts Champion for Northfield 2011-14, Ikon delivered Post Marks, a project involving local residents.

Artists in Creative Education: Pakistan and UK

Ikon’s exciting international partnership with Creativity, Culture & Education (CCE) UK, Vasl Artists’ Collective Pakistan, the British Council and five Birmingham schools.


Near Gravelly Hill,beneath Spaghetti Junction Nearest train station is Aston where there will be a trail of balloons, A-boards and volunteers. In collaboration with Fierce Festival, Ikon presents Track, a moveable participatory installation by Graeme Miller that turns the landscape 90° and sets it in motion. Face-up and camera-style, participants are moved by their… Read more »

A Real Birmingham Family

A Real Birmingham Family was Ikon’s project with Birmingham-born, Turner Prize winning artist Gillian Wearing: a quest to find, and immortalise in bronze, a ‘real’ Birmingham family.

Slow Boat

Slow Boat is Ikon’s innovative three year project (2011-2013) aimed at engaging young people with contemporary artists and the local heritage and history of the Inland Waterways. Slow Boat is a converted canal boat and a catalyst for exhibitions, events and discussion.

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