Replacing wedding veils with scrubs, Romantic Dreams – a bridal boutique in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter – has become the local centre for Brum Scrubs with thousands of scrubs being created for local medical professionals. The Scrub Hub network began a few weeks ago in Hackney Wick in London but has spread to include volunteer groups up and … Read more Romantic Dreams Becomes Brum Scrub Hub
The Jewellery Quarter is renowned for its creativity and independent makers. Whether it’s diamond setters and jewellery designers, or needleworkers and book printers, the Quarter is bursting with talent and bespoke products. Many of the businesses occupying the nooks and crannies of the historic properties are micro-businesses, often operated by a handful of staff or … Read more Buy Directly From JQ Makers On Etsy!
Read more articles from issue 8 of our JQ Life Magazine. The century-old Victorian factory now has a new lease of life as a stylish boutique hotel. Starting life in 1903 as a purpose-built factory, the building has a rich history of creating a number of significant items behind its stunning exterior. Today, behind the … Read more Changing Spaces: Sleep well at Selina
To say a huge thank you to our amazing frontline NHS staff for all their dedication and incredible work during the COVID-19 pandemic, award-winning salon Hazel & Haydn in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is offering the public the opportunity to purchase a Pamper Package for NHS staff to use once the salon is re-open. The Hazel … Read more Hazel & Haydn Lets Customers Buy Vouchers for NHS Staff
In every issue of JQ Life Magazine, we invite members of the JQ community to tell us about their JQ in their own words. In this issue, Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, shares his favourite things about the JQ and his vision for its future. Read the full version of JQ Life Issue … Read more In Their Own Words: Andy Street
The Jewellery Quarter contains many fascinating buildings, one of which is the landmark Argent Centre. This Grade II* listed gem, originally known as Albert Works, has a unique history. It was built in 1862 by local architect John George Bland for William Edward Wiley as a factory making pens and pencils. The building also housed … Read more The Argent Centre: Restoring a key historic cornerstone for modern use