Jewellery Quarter Walking Tours

Jewellery Quarter walking tours

A hub of manufacturing through the many Goldsmiths and Silversmiths that were based in the area, booking yourself on to a  Jewellery Quarter Walking Tour will allow you to experience first-hand this unique and historic part of Birmingham.

UCB students takeover 46 hotel jobs at Crowne Plaza

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

Local JQ Business Alyn Waterman Studio to speak at UCB Open Day

Alyn Waterman will be one of several professional guests providing career insight during The University College Birmingham All-Star Open Day on Saturday 20 January. Alyn Waterman has over 25 years experience of working with hair, make-up and beauty on tv and movie sets and has been Dame Joan Collin’s personal hairstylist for over 12 years. Alyn … Read more

UCB All Star Open Day – Saturday 20 January

The Jewellery Quarter hair and make-up artist Alyn Waterman, Birmingham restauranteur Glynn Purnell, and Rosie Ginday founder of Miss Macaroon are just a few of the many speakers attending the UCB Open Day on Saturday 20th January. The complete list of star-studded guest speakers includes YouTubers, celebrity chefs, athletes, bloggers and professional entrepreneurs who will present … Read more

The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange comes to the JQ

The seventh generation head of a historic Jewellery Quarter firm is set to offer inspiration to brands right at the beginning of their start-up journey at a top industry event next month. Henry Deakin, managing director at Deakin & Francis, will address the audience at The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange on 4th October. The business … Read more

NAJ – Turkish Brands Showcase 8 August 2017

The National Association of Jewellers (NAJ), based in the Jewellery Quarter, is working with other partners to deliver an event showcasing Turkish jewellery brands. The Turkish Brands Showcase on 8 August is an exclusive event where premium jewellery suppliers, endorsed by the Jewellery Exporter’s Association of Turkey, will showcase their latest collections ahead of exhibiting … Read more

Innovative new education partnership is ‘Made in Birmingham’

A groundbreaking new partnership between the University of Birmingham and University College Birmingham is set to offer young people across the West Midlands and beyond innovative new routes into a university education. The two Birmingham universities have signed an agreement that harnesses the strengths of each institution. The collaboration celebrates and builds on a 22-year … Read more

The Big Sleuth is Coming to the Quarter this Summer

The Jewellery Quarter will welcome three giant bears into the community this Summer as part of The Big Sleuth.  The Big Sleuth (so named because sleuth is the collective noun for a group of bears) is a free public art event which will see up to 100 165cm tall, fibreglass bears leave their paw prints all … Read more

JQBID What’s On Programme Autumn/Winter 2015

From now until the end of 2015, the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District have several events in the pipeline that we want you to know about. Please see below for links to the relevant pages to put in your diaries and the full downloadable program attached.  This page will be updated regularly so please check back for … Read more

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