Little Known Ladywood
Audio Tour

Little Known Ladywood is a looping history walk around Ladywood.

This tour is full of local curiosities and trivia covering everything from burial sites and bomb plots, to canal history, chocolate makers, and Broad Street’s music scene.

This tour is available on a Pay-As-You-Feel basis. 

There’s no charge, but you can make a voluntary donation via the app or on our website if you’re able.

By making a donation, you’re directly helping to support the future of the Roundhouse, enabling our work with the local community.


‘Little-Known Ladywood’ was created with Norman Bartlam (writer of The Little Book of Birmingham) from Ladywood History Group and was based on a range of locations and stories that were recommended by local people prior to lockdown.

The tour features contributions from our friends at Birmingham Music ArchiveWestside BID, and the Canal & River Trust

How do I listen to the tour?

The tour is available on the free GeoTourist app for you to enjoy whenever, or wherever, you are.

Step 1: Dowload the free GeoTourist app (available for Apple or Android)

Step 2: Search ‘Roundhouse Birmingham’ to find the five tours

Step 3: Time to listen: remotely, or on location!

GeoTourist for Android

GeoTourist for Apple

Clicking the buttons above on your phone will take you to download the GeoTourist app. 

Event Details

Dates: Available any time, just visit the GeoTourist app to access the tour.

Distance: 3.1km

Number of points on the tour: 20

Suitable For: All ages

Starting point: at the Roundhouse

Printed version: If you prefer a printed version of the route, or would simply like a printed version to accompany the audio, you can pick one up from the Roundhouse Visitor Centre.


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