School of Jewellery Expands to St Paul’s Square

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 moreSchool of Jewellery Expands to St Paul’s Square

Watch Containing World’s Oldest Whisky to be Sold at Fellows

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 moreWatch Containing World’s Oldest Whisky to be Sold at Fellows

JQBID Partners with First Mile in Mission to Make Birmingham Green!

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 moreJQBID Partners with First Mile in Mission to Make Birmingham Green!

Memory of Touch Opens at Argentea Gallery on 21st March

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 moreMemory of Touch Opens at Argentea Gallery on 21st March

Restored Grave of Harry Gem, Local Lawn Tennis Pioneer

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 moreRestored Grave of Harry Gem, Local Lawn Tennis Pioneer

Guest Blog: Women’s Work in the Jewellery Quarter – International Women’s Day

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 moreGuest Blog: Women’s Work in the Jewellery Quarter – International Women’s Day

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 regularly and the city council recognises the comments made by the JQDT. Below is … Read moreCheck out the latest planning applications in the JQ

Free Earrings for Mother’s Day at Cucina Rustica!

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 moreFree Earrings for Mother’s Day at Cucina Rustica!

JQ Makers Win Prestigious National Needlework Awards!

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 moreJQ Makers Win Prestigious National Needlework Awards!

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