Ikon Black Country Voyages

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Ikon Youth Programme build Mitti Ka Ghar

By James Cockbill  Two weeks ago Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) were given the opportunity to construct Mahtab Hussain’s installation, Mitti Ka Ghar – a scaled replica of… Read more »

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An Artist’s View – The Auspicious Journey

By Mahtab Hussain I have been the lead artist for the Ikon’s Black Country Voyages 2016, converting Ikon’s canal boat into a vehicle for The… Read more »

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The Auspicious Journey in Tipton

Thursday 18- Sunday 21 August Following on for the huge success of our week in Small Heath and the great interest from taking part in… Read more »

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The Auspicious Journey at the Birmingham Mela

Sunday 31 July Mahtab Hussain’s project, The Auspicious Journey focuses primarily on meeting people who have been affected by the construction of the Mangla Dam… Read more »

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The Auspicious Journey in Small Heath

Saturday 23- Friday 29 July For Mahtab Hussain’s first week on the boat we moored the boat up at Ackers Adventure in Small Heath. This… Read more »

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Black Country Voyages at Birmingham Canal Navigations Society Spring Cruise

Saturday 2 April Birmingham Canal Navigations Society (BCNS) have always been good supporters of Black Country Voyages and the work that we do, to show… Read more »

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Black Country Voyages in Birmingham

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February We all agreed that it would be great to take the boat back to Birmingham for Jacques Nimki’s final… Read more »

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Black Country Voyages at the Black Country Living Museum

Saturday 24 October – Sunday 1 November   For half term week we were very kindly invited to moor up at the Black Country Living… Read more »

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Black Country Voyages at the Stourbridge Navigation Trust Open Weekend

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October   Last month we visited the Bonded Warehouse, Stourbridge for the annual Open Weekend. There was a huge turn… Read more »

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Black Country Voyages at Birmingham Weekender

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September   On the weekend we brought the boat back to Birmingham. Moored up underneath Brewmaster Bridge in Brindley Place,… Read more »

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