Students from University College Birmingham have hijacked nearly 50 jobs at one of the city’s busiest hotels as part of a campaign to encourage young people to pursue a career in hospitality. In partnership with InterContinental Hotel Group’s National Hotel Takeover and People 1st, students will run the Crowne Plaza in Central Square, Holliday Street, for the … Read more UCB students takeover 46 hotel jobs at Crowne Plaza
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 Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ
The Jewellery Quarter is the perfect place for families to take a trip down memory lane without even leaving Birmingham City Centre. The combination of museums in historic buildings with family-friendly dining makes the Jewellery Quarter a great day out without leaving the city limits! The Pen Museum hosts a fascinating collection of pen-nibs and … Read more Half-term fun in the heart of the city!
UPDATE 15 March 2018 The JQBID will be joined by four local businesses at Makers Central on 5 and 6 May 2018, B18 Leather, Glenn Campbell Jewellery, Michele White Jewellery and Tina Francis Tapestry. They will be joining the BID at this brand new international show at the NEC which brings together customers, suppliers and fellow … Read more Join JQBID at Makers Central!
A local Jewellery Quarter firm, PMP Consultants, has recently been appointed as quantity surveyors for Symphony Hall’s proposed £12-million foyer redevelopment. Symphony Hall boasts world-class concert facilities and the new entrance will allow the venue to engage more directly with its visitors and develop its relationship to the newly regenerated Centenary Square. PMP Consultants will … Read more PMP Consultants join Symphony Hall’s £12-million foyer redevelopment team
Birmingham City Council hereby gives Notice that on the 11th February 2018, for a period of one day, no person shall proceed along Lionel Street between its junctions with Newhall Street and Fleet Street. There will also be a suspension of the ‘One Way’ traffic along Lionel Street between Newhall Street to Summer Row and … Read more BCC alert – Lionel Street closure on Monday 11 February
For the first time in over 25 years, authentic Balti bowls are being manufactured again in Birmingham. The Birmingham Balti Bowl Company has been set up to produce bowls in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, in partnership with AE Harris, one of the Jewellery Quarter’s longest established manufacturers. The bowls are made to a high … Read more Balti Bowls Manufactured in JQ
Valentine is just around the corner and now is the time to plan the perfect day out! With a variety of daytime and evening activities, as well as independent and bespoke shopping, the Jewellery Quarter has something for everyone. Use our handy guide below to choose the right combination of activities for you. Enjoy … Read more Celebrate Valentine in the JQ
The Christmas Lights in the Jewellery Quarter BID area remain on the lamp columns due to Birmingham City Council’s contractor Carillion collapsing into liquidation. The council is working with the relevant bodies and organisations to ensure that the lights can be taken off as soon as possible. For any further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Update … Read more Christmas Lights
The Jewellery Quarter is a very special and unique area with a great community spirit. I think it stands apart from other areas in Birmingham, because you can wander and browse it’s many interesting streets and shops whilst taking in its rich history. All this makes it the perfect location for either planning or celebrating … Read more Valentine in the JQ by Alyn Waterman from Alyn Waterman Makeup & Hair Studio