The Sculpture Trail is Here!

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is celebrating 200 years of art, artists and audiences in Birmingham with a brand new sculpture trail!   The trail sees over 50 sculptures take temporary new homes in 17 venues across the Jewellery Quarter to the Colmore Business District. All are invited to follow the trail of … Read more

Jewellery Quarter trophies at Wimbledon

Today marks the start of global tennis tournament, Wimbledon. White tennis shoes will be dusted off and copious amounts of strawberries and cream will be eaten as players battle it out for one of the Jewellery Quarter’s very own trophies!   Did you know that the Jewellery Quarter has been providing sporting trophies since the … Read more

JQ Garden lined with silver at Gardeners World

JQ Garden

The Jewellery Quarter made a lasting impression at this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live, with two plots of greenery from the district being exhibited. The two gardens, The Jewel of Birmingham by Carla Tewley and Stand of Approval by RHS Students at Kings Heath Park were shown in the Beautiful Boarders competition, a space that provides students … Read more

Tunnel Closures Underway

Visitors, residents and employees of the Jewellery Quarter are encouraged to use public transport this summer as the A38 St Chad’s and Queensway tunnels will be completely closed to all traffic for six weeks. The tunnels will be shut from 10am 18th July to 6am 1st September 2014 whilst phase two of an ongoing refurbishment … Read more

New College for the Jewellery Quarter

This month marks a new dawn for the former Standard Works building. City planners have given the go-ahead to convert the Victorian factory that has been empty for almost two decades, into a specialist further education college for 16 – 25 year olds. Glasshouse College, which is owned by the Ruskin Mill Trust, will see … Read more

Golden Square Update #8

It’s certainly going to be a busy week for the construction workers at the Golden Square development site with paving, pipe works and building work to start. Balfour Beatty Construction will be continuing with paving and step unit installations. Paving grouting will also start this week to ensure a smooth and attractive finish to the … Read more

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