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Slow Food Hub JQ

Step inside your City Centre farm shop

The Slow Food Birmingham Hub in the Jewellery Quarter is Birmingham’s very own city centre farm shop. It offers people a sustainable way of living through the sourcing of local fresh produce from a variety of farmers and producers across the region.
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Sally Hurman at DKMS event (4)

A Little Drop of Strength raises money for blood cancer charity

On Thursday 14 May, Birmingham-based Fellows Auctioneers will list a special item to support blood cancer charity DKMS. A Little Drop of Strength necklace will feature as lot 20 of the Jewellery auction.
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Luke Southall - Oaks Consultancy

Oaks Consultancy launch research into impact of COVID-19 on CSR and charity support

Research into the impact of COVID-19 on corporate social responsibility and support for charities seeks to identify immediate challenges and future opportunities for partnerships.
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Donate to the Pen Museum

Urgent appeal to save Birmingham’s Pen Museum

The Pen Museum in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is at risk at facing closure due to COVID-19 unless funds are urgently raised to keep the historic museum’s doors open to the public.
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Romantic Dreams Becomes Brum Scrub Hub

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
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Buy Directly From JQ Makers On Etsy!

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!
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Changing Spaces: Sleep well at Selina

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
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JQBID Announcement

It saddens us greatly to announce the passing of our former JQBID Chair, Nicola Ridler, after a two-and-a-half year battle with cancer. 
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Hazel & Haydn Lets Customers Buy Vouchers for NHS Staff

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
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Jewellery Quarter shops

COVID-19 UK grants list

We understand the financial concerns that businesses are currently facing and we're here to support you as best as we can. On this page you'll find the latest UK grants that are open for applications.
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In Their Own Words: Andy Street

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
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The Argent Centre: Restoring a key historic cornerstone for modern use

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
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