Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery is set to expand to a new building on St Paul’s Square! The premises at 10 St Paul’s Square was previously occupied by Abbey College but as of September 2019 will be home to a new research and postgraduate facility in jewellery-design. The School of Jewellery’s library and computer … Read more School of Jewellery Expands to St Paul’s Square
Fellows and Hard To Find Whisky have teamed up to promote an extraordinary item in the upcoming Watch Sale on Tuesday 2nd April. The Louis Moinet stainless steel watch includes a tiny capsule of Glenlivet 1862 Whisky, reputed to be the oldest whisky in the world, only forty watches were ever made. Swiss watchmaking brand … Read more Watch Containing World’s Oldest Whisky to be Sold at Fellows
If flowers and a card are just not going to cut it this Mother’s Day then the Jewellery Quarter is brimming with unique events and offers to treat your mum this year! See our selection of highlights below or browse the What’s On page for the full list of JQ events. Free Earrings at … Read more Mother’s Day Treats in the Jewellery Quarter!
The Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) has partnered with First Mile to help improve recycling rates across the Jewellery Quarter. As a leading environmental business, First Mile are committed to being waste-busters, increasing the number of ways waste can be recycled across the Quarter. Partnering with First Mile, the JQBID offers a subsidised recycling … Read more JQBID Partners with First Mile in Mission to Make Birmingham Green!
An exhibition featuring new work by contemporary British photographer Colin Wilson opens at Argentea Gallery in Birmingham 21st March 2019. Memory of Touch is a body of work that focuses on still life through black and white film. Taken in a studio setting the light can be controlled but to strip the images of even … Read more Memory of Touch Opens at Argentea Gallery on 21st March
The Harry Gem Project has successfully restored the grave of local lawn tennis pioneer, Harry Gem, located in Warstone Lane Cemetery. The project has been a work of passion for lawn tennis historian Robert Holland. During his research, Robert managed to establish that the Edgbaston Archery & Lawn Tennis Society is, in fact, the oldest lawn … Read more Restored Grave of Harry Gem, Local Lawn Tennis Pioneer
In this month’s Guest Blog we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March by highlighting some of the hidden stories of female workers in the historic Jewellery Quarter. To find out more about this topic book onto the Women’s Work in the Jewellery Quarter Tour by The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. Women’s Work in … Read more Guest Blog: Women’s Work in the Jewellery Quarter – International Women’s Day
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 regularly and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is … Read more Check out the latest planning applications in the JQ
Treat someone this Mother’s Day with free earrings! Cucina Rustica is gifting the first 100 Mother’s Day bookings a complimentary pair of elegant 9-carat Italian gold stud earrings. Cucina Rustica offers modern Italian dining and is particularly popular for its fresh seafood specials. Located in the Jewellery Quarter by the picturesque St Pauls Church, the view … Read more Free Earrings for Mother’s Day at Cucina Rustica!
Congratulations to local Jewellery Quarter needle artists Helen McCook and Tina Francis who took home two trophies at the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show in London on 28th February 2019! Helen McCook won Designer of the Year for Embroidery. Helen is an artisan embroider who also runs The Traditional Textiles School based in the Quarter … Read more JQ Makers Win Prestigious National Needlework Awards!