Posts Tagged: Slow Boat

4 Squares Weekender

Marking the opening of the new Library of Birmingham, Birmingham’s arts and cultural organisations are joining forces to create a free celebration weekend of outdoor arts featuring stunning artists from across the UK and beyond, with plenty of opportunities to join in for the whole family. Events will take place across Victoria, Centenary, Chamberlain and… Read more »

Slow Boat at the BCNS Pelsall Canal Festival

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June, 12–4pm, free This year’s summer rally features stalls, entertainment and refreshments at Pelsall Junction, Wyrley and Essington Canal, Highfield Road North/ Lime Lane, WS3 5AD. No need to book. www.ikonslowboat.com Slow Boat is supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Sandwell Council.

Navinland on Screen

12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, free Events Room, Ikon Gallery Join us as we take part in Bollywood 100 in Birmingham (7–23 June), organised by Sampad and a consortium of creative partners. Celebrating a centenary of Indian cinema, this festival includes a lively programme of arts and cultural events that capture the glitz, glamour, music,… Read more »

Slow Boat 2013, Walk and Talk

12–3pm, free Warwick Bar, Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS Join us for a leisurely hour-long walk along the Grand Union Canal, led by local historian Ben Waddington. Followed by a shared lunch, speakers including Graham Fisher, MBE, Member, West Midlands, Waterway Partnership, Canal & River Trust; Pip Bradley, Education & Living Landscapes Officer,… Read more »

Canal Clean-Up

Soho Loop, Birmingham 10am–3pm, free Meeting point: Hockley Port, off All Saints Street, Birmingham Slow Boat joins up with the Inland Waterways Association (IWA) Birmingham, Black Country & Worcestershire Branch, Birmingham Canal Navigation Society (BCNS), Canal & River Trust and Hockley Port residents to hold a canal clean-up on the Soho Loop. All tools and… Read more »

Ikon Youth Programme Presents

Launch event: Friday 14 December, 5–7pm, free Saturday 15 December, 12–4pm, free Warwick Bar, Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5RS To mark the end of the second year of Slow Boat, members of Ikon Youth Programme organise a special event Ikon Youth Programme Presents. Wrap up warm and join us to celebrate an incredible… Read more »

Beyond the Pale: In Conversation

Ikon hosts the second Beyond the Pale talk, in association with The Rootless Forest, a mobile artwork comprising a mini-forest made of real trees planted on a boat that travels along the Birmingham and Black Country Canals. Our panel of speakers: Tim Eastop, Arts Development Manager, Canal & River Trust; Beth Derbyshire, Wheatley Fellow BIAD… Read more »

Slow Boat Aria

6pm, Warwick Bar, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5RS To mark the end of the summer and Slow Boat’s return from its journey to London and back again we invite you to a special evening of performance. Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Loré Lixenberg joins the Ikon Youth Programme and Chisenhale Gallery’s youth group Propeller in the premiere of a… Read more »

Slow Boat meets Art Works, Milton Keynes

Canalside, Artworks MK, Parklands, Great Linford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK14 5DZ Join Slow Boat half way to London as it moors nearby artswork, a collection of artists’ studios set in the impressive grounds of Great Linford Manor. IYP and Propeller will spend a day working in-residence, subsequently hosting a free showcase afternoon. www.artworks-mk.co.uk www.ikonslowboat.com Slow… Read more »

Slow Boat Summer 2012 Launch

Canal towpath behind Sea Life Centre, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2JB Wave farewell to Slow Boat and its crew as it starts the journey from Birmingham to London. The launch includes boat-themed cakes and the first live broadcast from Scarcity Radio. For more information visit www.ikonslowboat.com Slow Boat is a three-year project (2011–2013) set up to… Read more »

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