June 18th: The Zombie Walk returns to Birmingham

via April for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity 

Zombie Walk Birmingham 2016

Birmingham’s annual Zombie Walk returns for its eighth year on Saturday 18 June. Back by popular demand, over one thousand ‘living dead’ are expected to take to the city’s streets to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity.

The cadaverous crowd will gather on judgement day to weave in and out of the backstreets of Birmingham, making eerie groans and showing off their best zombie slow walks.

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Last year tonnes of terrifying zombies ‘rose from the dead’ to raise over £10,000 to support children and young people treated at the hospital. Tickets cost £5 per person and can be purchased in advance at birminghamzombies.com.

Make-up artists will also be on-hand on the day, equipped with morbid make-up and litres of fake blood, to ensure participants are looking as ghastly as possible. Three different make-up packages are available and need to be pre-booked online, starting from an additional £5 per person.

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Miranda Williams, Public Fundraising Manager at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the success of the event, which has raised over £30,000 for our hospital since it started and made a huge difference to the lives of our brave children and their families.

“This year we want to see a hoard of participants dressed in their scariest of attires and wearing their most blood-curdling make-up to help us make our eighth Zombie Walk the best yet. Plus, we’d love our fully-fledged zombies to muster the support of their friends, family and colleagues by getting sponsored to take part.”

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Organiser Jamie Chapman added: “It’s been truly fantastic to watch the Zombie Walk grow in popularity and create such a buzz throughout Birmingham.

“The public’s reaction is always amazing and seeing thousands of zombies stumbling through the city centre is definitely not something to be missed, so sign up and help to raise valuable funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.”

For further information and to purchase tickets visit birminghamzombies.com.

Follow Zombie Walk Birmingham on twitter at: twitter.com/zombiewalkbham