Innovative new education partnership is ‘Made in Birmingham’

A groundbreaking new partnership between the University of Birmingham and University College Birmingham is set to offer young people across the West Midlands and beyond innovative new routes into a university education. The two Birmingham universities have signed an agreement that harnesses the strengths of each institution. The collaboration celebrates and builds on a 22-year … Read more

Resurfacing – Great Hampton Street

As part of ongoing improvement works, Amey is planning to resurface a section of Great Hampton Street in the Jewellery Quarter. The work starts on Wednesday 19 July (8.00pm) and finishes on Friday 28 July (6.00am) and is split into two phases: Wednesday 19  – Friday 21 July Monday 24 – Friday 28 July During … Read more

Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ

As a part of the JQDT (Jewellery Quarter Development Trust) structure, a Planning Consultative Committee meets and reviews applications on behalf of businesses and residents in the Quarter. The team lodge comments about planning directly to Birmingham City Council. The committee meets every month and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. … Read more

Coffin Folk ’17 – Jewellery Quarter Festival 2017

The Coffin Works Birmingham’s award-winning museum and newest heritage attraction will welcome 4 talented folk and roots performers for a live music event as part of the wider Jewellery Quarter Festival. On 29th July, from 7 pm, as part of the Jewellery Quarter Festival, the Coffin Works will throw open its courtyard to ticket holders. … Read more


This month, Cucina Rustica will be encouraging diners to pay for their desserts by uploading a photo of their sweet course to their social channels. Are you an avid photographer when it comes to food arriving at your table? Do you like to snap and upload your photos to give your social followers endless amounts … Read more

Quarter Life Magazine Issue 11 – out now!

The new issue of Quarter Life is now out! It’s a bumper summer edition, featuring the ‘Dine in the JQ’ supplement which provides some recommendations for your next meal in the Jewellery Quarter. Our cover star Roni Ferro is the owner of Pasta Di Piazza and Cucina Rustica, two popular Italian eateries synonymous with this … Read more

Overnight tunnel closures in Birmingham

In order for Amey to carry out essential maintenance and cleaning of St Chads Queensway, Great Charles Street Queensway and Suffolk Street Queensway tunnels, there will be overnight closures from Monday 10 July to  Thurs 13 July. The hours of closure will be from 22.00 – 06.00 each night. The closure is necessary and Amey does … Read more

Jewellery Quarter BID Renewal ballot success

Businesses have voted in favour of a second term for the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID). The result in the recent renewal ballot means that it now has the mandate to proceed for another five years. Over 700 businesses and organisations were asked to vote in the postal ballot between 7 June and 5 … Read more

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