Big Birmingham Art Project to host special guided bus tour marking 100 years since WW1

big-brum-buzThe Big Birmingham Art Project (BBAP) will be hosting an exciting guided bus tour marking 100 years since the outbreak of World War 1.

The Big Brum Buz will be taking visitors around the city on an open top bus to hear stories about Birmingham’s involvement in what was known as The Great War.

Taking place on Sunday 3rd August 2014, the tour will start at the iconic Town Hall. Visitors will hear about Neville Chamberlain’s rousing inspirational speech and the massive recruiting parade in Victoria Square.

Dominga Devitt, Honorary Secretary for the Birmingham Big Art Project said, “This is a brilliant opportunity to get out and about and see and hear stories of the city from that era. It is an important way to keep the stories of WW1 alive.”

The Big Brum Buz will give people an exciting opportunity to hear historical tales in this special year commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of WW1 as well as raising funds for charity.

Dominga says, ‘Being part of this experience not only reminds us of stories from the past but the funds will raise money to shape our city’s future. A new modern piece of art will stand testament to Birmingham’s legacy on the country;  that we can d we can all be part of that”

The guided tour will last approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes followed by refreshments at Castle Fine Art Gallery. Tickets cost £20 and all the proceeds will be donated to the Birmingham Big Art Project.

To reserve your tickets, email:  by 30th June 2014. Or call Sue Behan on 0121 427 2555.