Small Business Saturday Bus visits the Jewellery Quarter!

Join us on Saturday 3rd December for Small Business Saturday (SBS), a national day to celebrate the millions of small and micro-businesses who contribute to our economy. From now until the big day, local Micro-business owner and the JQBID’s official SBS Ambassador, Tina Francis, will be keeping you up to date with a running blog. For more information about Small … Read More

JQ puts its fashion foot forward in return of Quarter Lifestyle Event

On Wednesday 19th October, the Jewellery Quarter put its fashion foot forward with it’s fourth annual Quarter Lifestyle Showcase, Organised by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID).      A VIP guest list filled the foyer of University College Birmingham’s McIntyre House, Holland Street. Guests were treated to drinks, canapés, a string quartet and the opportunity to browse a … Read More

Jewellery Quarter Welcomes New Art Gallery

Contemporary photography gallery Argentea will open its doors for the first time later this week, marking a new chapter in the history of photography in the city.  Located on St Paul’s Square in the heart of the vibrant Jewellery Quarter, the gallery will be showing contemporary photography from both British and international artists. Officially opening to the public on Friday, … Read More

Hockley Mint welcomes Fairtrade gold miners to Birmingham

Award-winning fine and bridal jewellery manufacturer Hockley Mint welcomed Peruvian Fairtrade gold miners to its factory in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter earlier this month, producing a video of the visit that it will use to promote Fairtrade gold on its website and across social media platforms. Peruvian Fairtrade gold campaigner Dajhanna Zarate, who is the daughter of a gold miner in … Read More

JQ restaurant joins the fight against cancer

Manager of Cucina Rustica, Afif Akhtar has decided to donate £2 for every table served in the restaurant from Friday 21st October to Friday 25th November, to help raise money for those fighting Cancer. This Friday, Channel 4 and Cancer Research UK will unite to produce a televised programme showcasing the efforts that have been made across the country to … Read More

New Offer: £15 off at Body Balance Therapy

Status Valid until 31/10/16 Body Balance Therapy are offering  a Halloween Special of £15 off a Head-to-Toe full body treatment lasting 90 minutes. How to redeem To redeem, please call 07517566500 and quote ‘Halloween Treat’. *Please note this is offer is open to everyone. About the Venue Body Balance Therapy offers professional massage therapy to help re-engerise, relax and re-connect with the body. … Read More

New Offer: Free 3 Class Pass at Henrietta Street Gym

Status Active   Henrietta Street Gym are offering a 3 class pass where you can try out their boot camps or specialist boxing squad classes.   How to redeem To redeem, please email and quote the JQBID as the source. *Please note this is offer is only applicable to businesses & residents within the Jewellery Quarter BID area, Henrietta Street Gym reserve … Read More

New Offer: 10% Off at St Paul’s Dental Practice

Status Active St Paul’s Dental Practice is offering 10% discount to local businesses and residents. How to redeem To redeem, please call the practice on 0121 233 0867 and state the JQBID as source of this offer. *Please note this is offer is only applicable to businesses & residence within the Jewellery Quarter BID area, St Paul’s Dental Practice reserve the … Read More

B2B Offer: 10% Off at Escape Live

Status Active Escape Live have teamed up with us to offer local JQ Businesses a fantastic 10% off their booking. Get your fantastic team building experience now! How to redeem If you are interested please contact Jordan direct on 01215723131 or email, you will also need to bring a business card with you on arrival*. *Please note this is offer … Read More

Quarter to Hosts Birmingham’s First Improv Festival

Blue Orange Theatre, Great Hampton Street, will be the stage for Birmingham’s first ever Improv Festival. Download the flyer This exciting event will open its doors for three days of completely improvised plays, musicals, sketches, puppets, costume dramas and a host of exciting workshops. The three-day event, running from 21st – 23rd October, features some of the biggest and best Improv … Read More

Caroline Street undergoes enhancement project

Caroline Street is undergoing a large-scale enhancement project delivered by Birmingham City Council in partnership with the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID). Read on for further information on what is happening, why, and how it will affect your journey around our quirky corner of Birmingham.   What is happening? Caroline Street will be transformed into an attractive new boulevard. … Read More

Exclusive Lifestyle event returns to the Jewellery Quarter

High fashion and extravagant products will take centre stage in a luxury showcase of high-quality designer makers at Quarter Lifestyle 2016, brought to you by the JQBID. Taking place in the remarkable McIntyre House, Quarter Lifestyle will feature a selection of fashion & lifestyle businesses hand picked from Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Artisan Alchemy, James Newman, The Skin Practice, Dolls of … Read More

Local CEO scoops Young Entrepreneur Award

Kim Leary, CEO of Birmingham based Squibble Ltd, was yesterday named Young Entrepreneur beating off several competitors to win the prestigious award at the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards. We caught up with her to ask about this achievement. Kim Leary is MD of Squibble Ltd, a brand and web design specialist on Frederick Street. “I love what I do and … Read More