Understanding Jewellery

IDEAL FOR: Retail sales or pawnbroking professionals, customer services staff and people who would benefit from an overall understanding of how jewellery is made. Understanding the many different methods of jewellery manufacture is important knowledge for anyone in the supply chain. This course explains the various ways in which jewellery is made and how this affects the quality, durability and appearance. … Read More

Gallery Strip Jewellery Making Workshop

Join us as experienced jeweller Janet Royle demonstrates a number of key jewellery making techniques using gallery strip. Janet will demonstrate: How to make a spinning ring with patterned round wire Use dagger edged wire to create a stunning vintage set piece Use faceted stones and stepped bezel wires to make rings or pendants Janet will also be on hand … Read More

Annual Celebrity Lecture: ‘A Fantastic Voyage’ Chris Baker RBSA

Chris Baker was elected to full Member in 2018. His fantastical career includes storyboarding and design work for iconic film directors, such as Stephen Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, and Tim Burton. He has also illustrated books for the likes of Stephen King and submits a variety of fine art paintings, prints, and sculpture to RBSA exhibitions. With such an array of … Read More

Lucas D & The Groove Ghetto

A great band just got better! This exciting six-piece playing a cool range of acid jazz and jazz-funk classics has been joined by a talented young vocalist, Rachel Perry. Restaurant & bars open from 6pm. For more information, visit the event page.   

Private Tasting for Brum Beer Babs & Co

A private tasting for, Brum Beer Babs and friends. Line-up to be revealed on the night – six unique whiskies from different producing countries. Cost: £20 per person Details: 7:00 pm – Tasting begins. You will be presented and led through with a line up of six whiskies. 9:00 pm – Although the tasting is over, please feel free to … Read More

Gráinne Maguire Preview @1000 Trades

We are delighted to once again host a preview for the amazing Gráinne Maguire. Her new show is called ‘It’s Problematic’ Gráinne Maguire (as seen on BBC1, Dave, Comedy Central, Sky and heard on R3,4,5) returns with a new hour-long show about ghosts, Irish men and why we need to forgive Taylor Swift. Come on guys, she’s been through a … Read More

The Big JQ Interactive Quiz

A fun & fast interactive quiz night… No Pens, No Paper, No Cheating…!! Join us every Wednesday from 8pm for our interactive quiz, With lots of fun games & Prizes to be won!   For more information, visit the event page.   

The Whisky Club :: Bimber Distillery Bar Sampling

Tickets – Free // For one night only we’ll be welcoming Farid from the Bimber Distillery to The Whisky Club. Farid will be bringing their range of English whiskies for you to try and explore ahead of their September release! Ask him all about the distillery, English whisky production and taste your way through the Bimber range as he hangs out … Read More

MRC JQ Run #10

5/10km run/jog around the Jewellery Quarter & beyond followed by a beer or two. All abilities welcome   For more information, visit the event page.   

The Revolters

The Revolvers are four young musicians with energy and enthusiasm, performing the very best songs from the swinging decade that changed the face of modern music – The Sounds of The Sixties! Support is provided boogie-woogie style by our resident piano & drum duo.   For more information, visit the Jam House’s website.   

Nanna Radleys

Nanna Radleys are a professional six piece band playing up-beat Soul, Funk, R’n’B, and Motown, fronted by two sisters who can really bring the house down! And such a range too; from old favourites from the like of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and the Isley Brothers to current hits from such as Cee Lo Green, Pharrell Williams, Jess Glynn, and … Read More

Tasting Event :: An Evening with The Glenglassaugh Distillery

Tickets – £25 // The Birmingham Whisky Club presents an evening with The Glenglassaugh Distillery, join us on the 21st June as we’re led through a selection of Glenglassaugh whiskies by their UK Brand Ambassador Matt Chambers. The line up: tbc Cost: £25 General Admission or £15 to Members of The Birmingham Whisky Club* Details 7:00 pm – Tasting begins. … Read More

This Feeling – Brum w/ Wild Front, Paper Castles, Avnt Gards

“The best club in the UK for future rock & roll stars” Noel Gallagher LIVE Wild Front “Fusing 70s rock with a gleeful sense of fun” Clash Magazine Paper Castles AVNT GARDS Kanvas This Feeling DJs play…��Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles, Black Honey, Blossoms, Blur, BRMC, Cabbage, Catfish & The Bottlemen, The Charlatans, The Cribs, The Coral, Courteeners, David Bowie, DMA’s, … Read More

Jazz Funk Brother’s

Playing a mix of jazz/funk/soul & latin tunes, from people such as Benson, Santana, Curtis Mayfield, Omar & Marvin Gaye, alongside a few original songs, this night is set to make you unable to stop groovin’! The Jazz Funk Brother’s will be performing 2 sets, with a guest spot in the middle from Birmingham’s RnB/Soul vocalist, Christof Jennings.   For … Read More

The lost pubs of Birmingham

Join me on a leisurely stroll around the lost pubs of Birmingham’s amazing Jewellery Quarter. We look for the locations of The Pelican, The Leopard, The Gothic, The Duke of York, and the Vampire, and the Engin. As we search for the lost pubs, we explore the rich history and amazing buildings of the Jewellery Quarter. We start in one … Read More

Nanna Raddleys

Nanna Radleys are a professional six piece band playing up-beat Soul, Funk, R’n’B, and Motown, fronted by two sisters who can really bring the house down! And such a range too; from old favourites from the like of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and the Isley Brothers to current hits from such as Cee Lo Green, Pharrell Williams, Jess Glynn, and … Read More

Motown Motion

Motown Motion will be performing some of your favourite motown classics live @ Acaepella! 🎶 FREE ENTRY! Motown Motion are a Birmingham-based Motown band comprised of Annabel and Yola on lead vocals, Rob on vocals, bass and keys and Pete on guitar. With each show designed to give each vocalist equal time in the spotlight they perform duets like IT … Read More

Addicted2house presents It's ladies time

It’s ladies time is a concept that Midlandsmagic LMD Clive Ricko & Predetahost put together Back in 2014 dedicated to the female house raver … deep vocal house sexy vocals & dreamy bass lines …. Now it’s ladies time the event……. Addicted2house & Welcome to our house presents It’s ladies time 90 % female DJ lineup Midlandsmagic will be playing … Read More

Stacking Ring Class

Make 3 sterling silver stacking rings! In this class you will be shown step by step how to make yourself 3 pretty sterling silver stacking rings to take home with you! Learning lots of jewellery making skills along the way including hammering, soldering, finishing and a final polish!   For more information, visit the event page.   

Calligraphy Classes With Sheila Smith

Learning Calligraphy Classes and Demonstrations are held in the Callicreative Room and designed for both beginners and more experienced calligraphers. Learn the key elements of calligraphy and take information away to continue developing your style at home. Some materials will be provided and calligraphy products can be purchased from the Museum shop. 12 Spaces are available for each session. Please … Read More

Mike David's Band

An afternoon of live jazz music in a relaxed and welcoming environment.   For more information, visit the event page. 

Ska-Bq with Cracked Actors and Lobster

Join us 23rd June when we pair up one of our favourite music genres with one of our favourite summer past times. Live Ska music from Cracked Actors & Lobster plus outdoor BBQ & DJ until late! Free entry – open until 2am.   For more information, visit the website.

Pub Quiz !

Keeping old fashioned with pens and paper and a quiz master! £1 per person, teams up to six and a bar tab prize up for grabs! Plus deals on food, cocktails & beer Keep it simple, you have the whole week ahead of you!   For more information, visit the event page.   

Saint Pauls Networking Group

Attended by business owners in and around Birmingham who want to network with like-minded people from the City Centre and Jewellery Quarter. Meeting format allows for free networking, the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business to the group, a non-sales guest slot showcasing a specific business idea or technique and a chance to catch up on the all the … Read More

Acoustic Sessions

The “ACOUSTICS SESSIONS” is a monthly showcase of new talent and unsigned artistes, regularly featuring touring performers as well as musicians from the local scene. The night is presented by the talented singer-songwriter, Ben Drummond. To be part of this regular feature at the Jam House, all musicians should contact the Jam House on 0121 200 3030 or email Ben … Read More

Thousand Trades With Carl Chinn

Brum Tours will take you on an exciting journey of discovery. Here you’ll hear about the City of a Thousand Trades and the origins of the Jewellery Quarter. Starting at the Rose Villa Tavern, Professor Carl Chinn take will tell you about the development of the City of a 1000 trades for about an hour and then take you on … Read More

Expression Open Mic

Join us for our open mic night!! Enjoy an evening of local talent including: singers, rappers, poets, comedians and much more!   For more information, visit the event page.   

Curriculum Design Forum

Join us in June for a training session which aims to facilitate discussion and deeper thinking around Curriculum Design. What makes an effective Secondary / Middle curriculum? The sessions aims to be both practical and thought-provoking on the complex relationship between skills and knowledge and how to guide the development of curriculum change within a school. Speakers include: James McNeillie, … Read More

Summer Trades Fair Expo

Welcome to our Small Business Summer Trades Fair and Networking Event. There will be stalls with a wide range of products and services to purchase from small business providers. There will also be food available from vendors. To be involved in the event please email: eventsinfo@rjjzjazzcafebar.com   For more information, visit RJJZ’s website.

Jenny Spivey – How to Maximise Exhibiting at a Show

Following a 36- year career within two of the UK’s most prestigious department stores – Harrods and the John Lewis Partnership – Jenny now uses her knowledge and experience in running her own retail consultancy. As ‘Sense Of Retail’, she works with both established retailers and suppliers across the home and giftware categories. She also mentors SMEs in the sector, … Read More

The Whisky Club Presents :: The Cheese Board

Each month we at The Whisky Club will present you with a different line-up of three whiskies matched to three cheeses selected by us and Anderson & Hill. The matches will be inspired by season, what we’re drinking, or just what we’re liking that week!! Expect to see a variety of cheeses, more often than not we’ll be sampling a … Read More

Angie Brown

Angie Brown, singer-songwriter, is best known as the incredible voice behind Bizarre Inc’s smash hit, “I’m Gonna Get You”, as well as featuring on numerous other clubland tracks of the ’90s and 2000’s. One time member of the band Charlie Brown, Angie performs constantly around the UK & Europe, captivating audiences with a range of dance and house tracks.   For … Read More

ArtNight: Colourful Lion

At ArtNight we believe everyone has an inner artist inside of them just waiting to get out! Come and create your own artwork with step-by-step instructions from our friendly ArtNight artists. Come alone, with a date or friends, or make new friends there! You’ll enjoy a night of fun and creativity, get to meet new people, learn something new and … Read More

Wednesday Wine Club: Cheese & Wine

After the success of our first Wine Cheese tasting at Arch 13 in March, we’re back for more, (though we may go for merely twice everyone’s average weekly cheese consumption in one evening….)   For more information, visit the event page. 

Cameo Comedy Club with Darren Harriott

This month, Cameo is welcoming DARREN HARRIOTT in the intimate room above the Queen’s Arms. **** Evening Standard – “Passionate, articulate, witty.” **** The Sunday Times – “This sharp debut explores his many contradictions with primetime warmth. Watch him.” Guardian Recommended Show 2017 Darren Harriott is one of the most exciting comedians on the circuit. Over the last couple of … Read More

OK Stop! – Improvised Comedy Show

OK Stop! bring their unique improv comedy stylings to 1000 Trades. You shout out a title, they improvise a B-Movie! Shows are fast-paced, interactive and unpredictable. 1000 Trades, Wednesday 26th June, 8pm. Free entry. Q. What is improvised comedy? A. You know “Whose Line Is It Anyway”? It’s like that, but not that. Q. What will be in the show? … Read More

The Big JQ Interactive Quiz

A fun & fast interactive quiz night… No Pens, No Paper, No Cheating…!! Join us every Wednesday from 8pm for our interactive quiz, With lots of fun games & Prizes to be won!   For more information, visit the event page.   

The Chess Board :: The Whisky Club Games & Whisky Night

Tickets – Free // Welcome to our regular whisky and chess nights at The Whisky Club – evenings of Chess games and great drams in our cosy bar on the last Thursday of every month. Bring your favourite opponent – we provide the boards and chess pieces and we’ll have a special menu on for these evenings only with extra discounts … Read More

Del Camino

On the last Thursday of every month, there is a distinct Latin vibe to the Jam House with the sounds of the popular Salsa nine-piece DEL CAMINO supported by Mauricio Reyes and his army of LatinMotion DJs & dancers. Salsa taster dance workshop from 9pm. Del Camino onstage after 10pm, and LatinMotion playing a mix of salsa, merengue, tango, compas, … Read More

Joseph Chamberlain – Personal, Political, and Colonial

An evening of talks exploring the life and impact of Joseph Chamberlain on the city of Birmingham, the Jewellery Quarter, and beyond. Our main speaker for the evening is Peter Marsh, Honorary Professor at the University of Birmingham and author of Joseph Chamberlain, Entrepreneur in Politics.. Peter will provide an overview of Joseph Chamberlain’s life, views, work, and legacy. The second … Read More

Evening Tour with Prosecco

Spend a special evening at the Coffin Works, with an atmospheric tour of the museum. Join us for a glass of prosecco and exclusive screening of documentary films highlighting new areas of collections research before your tour. The Coffin Works Factory was opened by the Newman Brothers in 1894 to produce coffin fittings, renowned for their quality which made them … Read More

Michelle Lawrence & The Equations

Back again at Stirlings Bar 😁 Michelle Lawrence and The Equations’ perform a beautiful fusion of Motown Soul Classics with a mix of modern soul and original material Tickets only £5 Text 07594417143 For more information, visit the event page.

Solid Soul

Soul Greats from this talented group of musicians – always a popular choice at the Jam House – featuring classic James Brown, Motown, and even Hendrix & Kravitz Support is provided boogie-woogie style by our resident piano & drum duo.   For more information, visit the Jam House’s website.  

Solid Soul

Soul Greats from this talented group of musicians – always a popular choice at the Jam House – featuring classic James Brown, Motown, and even Hendrix & Kravitz Support is provided boogie-woogie style by our resident piano & drum duo.   For more information, visit the Jam House’s website.  

Members Tasting Event :: Feis Ile Auction Night

Tickets – Free to members only so please reserve your space. Pay for your drams on the night // In celebration of Feis Ile and the amazing selection of whiskies that flood the auctions post festival, we’re hosting a Feis Ile social! Amy will buy in a selection of whiskies from auction and drams will be available to buy at the bar … Read More

WOB – Official Label Launch Party

WOB presents WOB records official label launch party! We have put together a night to showcase the very best of what’s to come from the label and events. Full Line up TBA For more information, visit the event page.  

So U Listen

Created for the listeners of soul music in its various guises. Underpinned by the tone of Neo-soul, you will experience Rare Grooves, Soulful House, Upfront and Underplayed tracks. DJ line up DJ Marcus Bee – Underplayed Soul & RnB, connoisseur soul. DJ Suga D – Rare groove, slow jams, classic soul. DJ Paul Mac – Upfront Neosoul ‘future rare grooves’. … Read More

JQ Festival 2019

The Jewellery Quarter Festival is a celebration of both the Quarter’s vibrant energy and unrivalled heritage, bringing together local businesses, residents and communities. This year, we’re back for a 5th year running in what promises to be our best Festival yet with a brand-new look and exciting change in format. Join us for some fun favourites on the first day … Read More

Silver Bangle Class

Working with silver wire and jewellers hand tools, make a silver bangle or two! You will have the option to make either a wider bangle personalised with patterns or textures or two fine silver bangles held together wth a silver jump ring. All materials, teas, coffee and biscuits included   For more information, visit the event page.