Jewellery Quarter Police Surgery

To maintain low crime levels in the area, the Jewellery Quarter Police Neighbourhood Team is conducting Police Surgeries in various locations every day this week.   The police vans will be parked next to an informative stand full of crime prevention pamphlets and aids. Police offers will be on hand throughout the day to discuss … Read more

Birmingham. Let’s Cure Leukaemia

Jewellery Quarter-based charity, Cure Leukaemia is joining forces with University of Birmingham to launch the ‘Birmingham. Let’s Cure Leukaemia’ campaign which aims to find a cure for blood cancer in the next 30 years.   The campaign will encourage 1000 runners to sign up to ‘Team Cure Leukaemia’ to compete in the Bupa Great Birmingham … Read more

Volunteering at Newman Brothers

If you’re friendly, outgoing and passionate about Birmingham’s heritage, then the Birmingham Conversation Trust would like to hear from you.   Birmingham’s newest heritage attraction, historic coffin fittings factory, Newman Brothers, is on the look out for enthusiastic volunteers. The new factory will give visitors the chance to ‘step back in time’ to experience the … Read more

Jazz Bandstand in St Paul’s Square

In preparation for the 30th Birmingham International Jazz and Blues Festival, a special bandstand has been erected in St Paul’s Square.   Talented musicians from all over the world will be stepping up to the platform to preform electrifying jazz music in all different styles ranging from ragtime to dixieland. Gifted bands and musicians will … Read more

Joseph Chamberlain and the Jewellery Quarter

Academics, politicians and members of the public came together for a special centenary conference to commemorate the death of well-known politician Joseph Chamberlain.   The event, organised by Newman University, ran for two days and included guest speakers, debates and visits to various locations in Birmingham to showcase the different aspects of Chamberlain’s life.   … Read more

Cycle to the Jewellery Quarter

Jewellery Quarter residents and employees are gearing up to celebrate Cycle to Work Day that aims to encourage people to reap the rewards of cycling to work.   Millions of saddles across the country are expected to be dusted off for a two-wheeled commute on September 4th for the national event, championed by multi-gold medal … Read more

Quarter’s creative courses for aspiring jewelers

Calling all aspiring jewelers – the School of Jewellery is inviting people to unleash their creative talent and is now accepting applications for part-time self-development courses. Whether you’ve studied jewellery making in the past, or want to explore a particular interest, the School of Jewellery has a part-time course to suit your needs. Students of … Read more

Golden Square Update #9

Balfour Beatty construction workers at the Golden Square development site are working hard in the summer heat in another busy week in the Jewellery Quarter. Excavation works on Vyse Street will continue, together with paving and kerbing works. Pipe works are also underway with drainage channels and duct installations continuing this week. Step units are … Read more

Now recruiting: JQ BID Events Co-ordinator

Think you’re up for the challenge of working amongst the lively hustle and bustle of Birmingham’s iconic Jewellery Quarter? The JQ BID (Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District) is on the look out for an Events Co-ordinator to take responsibility for its ever-growing list of exciting events.   The BID represents over 500 businesses in the … Read more

Perry Beeches II receives outstanding Ofsted results

Perry Beeches II

The Jewellery Quarter would like to say a big congratulations to Perry Beeches II The Free School for being awarded ‘Outstanding School’ status in a recent Ofsted inspection.   The educational inspection team, lead by Brain Cartwright HMI (Her Majesty’s Inspector), alongside two additional examiners graded Perry Beeches II Outstanding in all categories, which included … Read more

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