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The Jazz Festival Returns 19th – 28th July!

The annual Birmingham, Sandwell & Westside Jazz Festival returns to the region from 19th – 28th July! With the support from the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID), the Victorian Bandstand will return to St Paul’s Square for live lunch-time music from Monday 22nd through to Friday 26th July. The perfect opportunity to enjoy the ... Read moreThe Jazz Festival Returns 19th – 28th July!
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JQ Voucher Booklet: Get a free chocolate spoon when you order over £20 at the Chocolate Quarter

During this year’s JQ Festival, the Chocolate Quarter are giving away a free giant hot chocolate spoon if you make a purchase of over £20. The voucher can be found within this year’s Voucher Booklet which can be picked up from local bars and cafes. See the Chocolate Quarter’s website for opening times and delicious ... Read moreJQ Voucher Booklet: Get a free chocolate spoon when you order over £20 at the Chocolate Quarter
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Guest Blog: Three years in the making – the release of the Coffin Works’ Guidebook

This month’s Guest Blog Post celebrates the recent launch of the Coffin Works’ Guidebook. This beautiful publication documents the history of the Newman Brother’s Factory, its workers and the story of its recovery. Sarah Hayes, Museum Manager on site, has been part of the process since the beginning and tells the story of how this ... Read moreGuest Blog: Three years in the making – the release of the Coffin Works’ Guidebook
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Jewellery Quarter becomes the first BID in the UK to adopt a station

A new community group led by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) aims to bring a new lease of life to the Jewellery Quarter Station. Through a range of projects and activities and with support from West Midlands Railway, the group has set out to improve the attractiveness of the station, making it a ... Read moreJewellery Quarter becomes the first BID in the UK to adopt a station
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The Jewellery Quarter Festival 2019!

The Jewellery Quarter Festival is back. Join us on Saturday 29th June and Sunday 30th June. This year’s JQ Festival aims to celebrate the Quarter’s energy, heritage and diversity through a two-day extravaganza. On Saturday 29th June the Golden Square will be transformed into a Festival hub with free entertainment for all the family. For ... Read moreThe Jewellery Quarter Festival 2019!
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FLUX Exhibition Opens at Vittoria Street Gallery 29 April

Flux, an exhibition showcasing jewellery and artefacts created by the current cohort of Artists in Residence at the School of Jewellery, will be showing at The Vittoria Street Gallery from Monday 29 April to Friday 10 May. Flux, in jewellery terms, is commonly understood as the substance used in soldering and brazing processes. It is ... Read moreFLUX Exhibition Opens at Vittoria Street Gallery 29 April
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Local JQ company IE Brand bring home the gold!

A local digital agency IE Brand has won two awards for their recent client work at the Transform Awards Europe 2019! IE is a brand and digital agency for the Charity, Health & Education sector and are based in the Jewellery Quarter. This year they were awarded a Gold in “Best Visual Identity for Healthcare ... Read moreLocal JQ company IE Brand bring home the gold!
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Guest Blog: St Paul’s Church

In this month’s Guest Blog the Revd Canon Andrew Gorham, Interim Priest in Charge of St Paul, writes about his experience and plans for the Grade I listed church. For more information visit their website or download the Easter Events Leaflet for April.   St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter Birmingham I arrived at ... Read moreGuest Blog: St Paul’s Church
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The Chocolate Quarter is Fundraising for New Schools Programme

The Chocolate Quarter needs your help to educate local school children about the history and science of chocolate making! With many children unaware of what a real cacao pod looks like, or how chocolate is made, local schools have been approaching The Chocolate Quarter in the hope of organising educational workshops. To accommodate this growing ... Read moreThe Chocolate Quarter is Fundraising for New Schools Programme
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Easter Holiday Events in the JQ

There’s something for everyone in the Jewellery Quarter this Easter Holiday! Whether you’re looking for fun-filled family days out, want to get crafty, see a show, or learn more about the history and heritage of the JQ there’s sure to be an event for you. We’ve collected some of our favourite Easter events in April ... Read moreEaster Holiday Events in the JQ
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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
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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
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