The JQ BID’s first Quarter Lifestyle event was held at The School of Jewellery last week and, if feedback from businesses and visitors is anything to go by, it was a great success! The event aimed to celebrate the skills and diversity of designers in the Quarter and promote the area’s retail offering to the … Read more Quarter Lifestyle event promotes JQ’s diverse designers
Birmingham City Council is considering the introduction of 20mph speed limits on the city’s roads to improve safety and reduce the number of road traffic collisions, and are seeking your views. If you live or work in Birmingham, the change will have an impact on how you travel around the city, so let the council’s … Read more BCC proposes 20mph speed limits in Birmingham – have your say!
Abbey College Birmingham has strengthened its position as a leading independent college with the appointment of a new principal. Stephen Robinson (pictured) has more than 20 years’ experience as a head and senior leader in schools, both in the UK and abroad. He joins the college, based on St Paul’s Square, from a highly respected international boarding school in Nigeria, where … Read more Abbey College Birmingham appoints new principal
Tickets for this year’s Ladywood Ward children’s Christmas party will be on sale soon. The event, for children who live and/or attend schools in the Ladywood Ward area, is being held at Ladywood Health & Community Centre, St Vincent Street West (B16 8PR) on Saturday 14th December 2013, 12.00pm—4.00pm If your child is between 4 and 9 years old and you would like … Read more Volunteers needed for Ladywood Ward children’s Christmas party
A female vicar who also has a keen interest in jewellery making has worked with The Birmingham Assay Office to develop her own hallmark. Reverend Mary Gilbert, vicar at St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter, has been making jewellery for the past … Read more Silversmith vicar develops her own hallmark
Rajdoot Tandoori flied the flag for Birmingham at last month’s English Curry Awards 2013 after winning a gong for ‘Best Restaurant Design’. Owner Manjit Gill, owner of the George Street-based restaurant, picked up the trophy at the swanky bash held at Manchester’s Salford City Stadium. He said: “We have been in this business for over 40 years … Read more Rajdoot restaurant interior wins at English Curry Awards
Birmingham-based jewellery, gift and retail packaging specialists, Talbots Group, is celebrating 100 years of packaging heritage as the oldest subsidiary of the company, Pickering and Mayell, celebrates its centenary. Based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, Pickering and Mayell has been producing and supplying packaging for jewellers since 1913 and is now proudly part of Talbots Group, … Read more Talbots Group celebrates 100 years of packaging heritage
The second issue of Quarter Life – the official magazine for the Jewellery Quarter – is out now! The magazine, which is part of the marketing strategy outlined in the Jewellery Quarter BID Prospectus, is of interest to all the people who live, learn, visit and work in the area. It is also an informative … Read more Quarter Life Magazine – issue 2 – Out now!
The Birmingham Assay Office is delighted to have been a part of ‘Birmingham Day’ at The House of Commons today. The event celebrated and showcased ‘Birmingham – the city of pioneers’ and The Birmingham Assay Office represented the Jewellery Quarter and Development Trust. Birmingham Day was set up by Gisela Stuart MP, Richard Burden MP … Read more Assay Office represents the Jewellery Quarter at Birmingham Day