The Sunday of Big Weekend is typically our day for raising awareness in the host city, whilst also seeing some of the local sights and learning about it's history. 

Kitted out in our Alopecia UK tops, we will meet our guide for a walking tour of Birmingham with group photos along the way including stops at the River Statue, Iron Man and Secret Canal. 

The tour will take approximately 2 hours and will focus on Birmingham's history, public art, industrial revolution and Victorian growth, post-WWII planning and trying to overcome, city of change, present-day city & canals. 

Full walk details will be sent to appropriate ticket holders directly.

We hope to see lots of you at our Sunday Awareness Walk to help us create our famous 'sea of blue' across the streets of Birmingham. 

The option to join us for the Sunday Awareness Walk is included in both full weekend and mini-weekend tickets. You will be contacted closer to the time to confirm if you plan to join us. If you have any questions about this walk please feel free to email [email protected] 

Some extra notes:

  • We will do safety talks at the start of the walk however you are responsible for keeping yourself safe during this walk, paying attention to traffic, traffic signals and any other potential hazards!  Please be vigilant!  Please listen to the guide and follow them/the group. 
  • You should wear comfortable footwear and bring clothing suitable for all weathers (we are hoping for sunshine but it is England in March!).  Don't forget to wear your blue Alopecia UK T-shirts and hoodies ON TOP!  We will have some clear ponchos that you can wear over them in the event of rain.
  • The walk is suitable for wheelchair users and should be a fairly gentle walk.  
  • As this is the awareness bit of the event we will be taking photos that we will share on social media.  We may also use some photos to further promote the work of the charity digitally as well as in print.  If you are really not keen on photos of you being used in this way then please do let us know and please do not get in the group shots.  You can still help with awareness on the actual day and enjoy the walk and seeing some of Birmingham, so don't let this put you off.  But we'd appreciate you helping us out by not getting in group shots.  We'll talk about this at the start of the walk as well, giving you the opportunity to 'opt out' of photos.