Job vacancy: JQBID office administrator

The Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) is looking for an organised and hardworking office administrator to join the team. The JQBID is a defined area within which the local business community works together to deliver projects and services that improve the business environment and the experiences of visitors and service users. The candidate will … Read more

Free Cinema Ticket Giveaway for Ready Player One!

To celebrate the release of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One which features scenes filmed in the Jewellery Quarter, the JQBID is giving away 40 pairs of tickets to watch the film at The Electric Cinema!     For your chance to win 2 tickets to a selected screening simply answer the following question; What is the name … Read more

Local businesses nominated in the UK Jewellery Awards 2018

An awards ceremony that recognises and celebrates achievements within the UK jewellery industry has announced its nominations. The UK Jewellery Awards 2018 shortlist includes several Jewellery Quarter based businesses. WB The Creative Jewellery Group  has been nominated in the Ethical Jewellery Business of the Year Category after successfully winning the award last year. The category requires nominees to … Read more

JQBID invites applications to tender for Quarter Life Magazine

The Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) is inviting tenders for the publication of Quarter Life magazine, the official magazine for the Jewellery Quarter. The JQBID funds and oversees the production of the magazine. Quarter Life is part of the JQBID’s commitment to raising the profile of the Jewellery Quarter, marketing it as the place … Read more

The Emma Press celebrates five years with free event !

The Emma Press is celebrating the launch of their 50th book and 5 year anniversary with a free celebration extravaganza at 1000 Trades on Saturday 17th March! The business has grown exponentially from their humble origins in 2012 when Emma Wright quit her job with a large publisher in London and moved to Birmingham to … Read more

Guest Blog: Dennis Cluley – Kathleen Dayus

  In honour of International Women’s Day, this month’s guest blog post is written by Dennis Cluley, a member of the JQBID Clean Team. It focuses on the author Kathleen Dayus, a  prominent female figure from the Jewellery Quarter. The sketch of Kathleen Dayus was kindly created by Sue Benwell.     KATHLEEN DAYUS Kathleen Dayus was born … Read more

Mother’s Day in the JQ

Need some last minute ideas for Mother’s Day? Take a look at our recommendations for things to do, see and eat in the Jewellery Quarter. Book on The Quarterworkshop’s Bangle & Charms Class to create a fine silver bangle and charms for your mother. You can even take the class together and spend the day tinkering … Read more

Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean!

UPDATE – 6/3/18 Due to the adverse weather conditions last week, the JQBID community clean-up day has been re-scheduled to Friday 16 March from 12 – 2pm. Volunteers will meet at the Golden Square, outside the Big Peg, where participants will be provided with the correct equipment, route planning and a safety briefing. All materials will be … Read more

International Women’s Day 2018 Events

International Women’s Day takes place on Thursday 8th March and this year the Jewellery Quarter will be buzzing with activity! Breaking The Silence is hosting its “Jewels Of The Quarter” event at The Jam House. A free evening of performance, fundraising and networking for local businesses in the Jewellery Quarter to celebrate the women who have … Read more

Join the JQBID at a free digital workshop in March

The JQBID in partnership with Google Digital Garage and Digital Birmingham, is holding two free digital workshops to help businesses in the Jewellery Quarter succeed online. These sessions are free to all businesses within the JQBID area and will take place at the Jewellery Quarter Conference Centre on Vyse Street. Individuals can book onto one … Read more

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