Abbey College Birmingham kick-start fundraising for Acorns Children’s Hospice

Student Council members from Abbey College Birmingham visited Acorns Children’s Hospice last week to kick off the college’s fundraising efforts for the year. The hospice that provides care for life limited and life threatened children has been selected as Abbey College Birmingham’s charity of the year. Students visited the college with donated toys and books, … Read moreAbbey College Birmingham kick-start fundraising for Acorns Children’s Hospice

Golden Square Update #3

This week construction workers continued to strip hard landscape within the designated Golden Square area. Clearance of waste materials continued as excavation works reached the final stage in preparation of the installation of drainage works. Next week will see the installation of a temporary traffic light system to allow for the main drainage works to … Read moreGolden Square Update #3

Photography courses to get your skills in TipTop shape

Jewellery Quarter photography firm is encouraging camera users to switch from automatic to manual mode this month with the launch of a new photography course. Are you a budding photographer or just looking for a way to enhance your holiday snaps? Regardless of your of skills, you will benefit from the ‘Introduction to Digital Photography’ … Read morePhotography courses to get your skills in TipTop shape

Roads in the city to be resurfaced as a part of a 5 year plan

As part of the highway works programme, a 5 year upgrade of Birmingham’s highways network, certain roads in the city will be temporarily closed whilst they are being resurfaced. Parade and the Sandpits from Summer Hill Street to Charlotte Street, including the Roundabout at Fredrick Street are areas which will undergo maintenance. The expected start … Read moreRoads in the city to be resurfaced as a part of a 5 year plan

People, Pens and Production in Birmingham’s Steel Pen Trade

People, Pens and Production in Birmingham’s Steel Pen Trade.

This month the Pen Museum in Frederick Street hosted the launch of People, Pens and Production in Birmingham’s Steel Pen Trade – a book edited by one of its founder members Brian Jones MBE. The book is the first comprehensive study of the Birmingham pen trade covering the humble beginnings of the industry in 1822 … Read morePeople, Pens and Production in Birmingham’s Steel Pen Trade

Designers represent Jewellery Quarter at Birmingham International Fashion Week

As Birmingham International Fashion Week came to a close on the weekend, the final catwalk of the season saw designers from the Jewellery Quarter take the lead and represent the area. Kate Lewis and Gemma Perry from Livto, based on Warstone Lane were approached by two fashion designers to showcase their work on the models … Read moreDesigners represent Jewellery Quarter at Birmingham International Fashion Week

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