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New ‘farm to table’ dining experience launches next month

The owners of the highly successful Mechu and Aprés brands are launching a new restaurant on Summer Row next month. Described as ‘farm to table dining in the city’, Fleet Street Kitchen is a new dining experience that will offer unpretentious modern British flavours, with an emphasis on simple dishes sourced from the very best ... Read more
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Snapshot of the Quarter

The Jewellery Quarter BID has joined forces with the Library of Birmingham and the Colmore Business District to commission an exciting photography project. Internationally acclaimed photographer and artist Tom Hunter will be taking photographs in and around the Jewellery Quarter throughout February. The project is one of the BID’s early initiatives since it officially began in ... Read more
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Annual Hallmarking Review 2013

Despite the wintery conditions, many of the UK Jewellery Industry movers and shakers managed to beat the snow and attend The Birmingham Assay Office Annual Hallmarking Review which was held at The Birmingham School Of Jewellery on Friday 25th January. Michael Allchin, Chief Executive of The Birmingham Assay Office presented an analysis and interpretation of ... Read more
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Jewellery professor’s Asian adventure

A Birmingham Professor is heading to India this week with the aim of attracting the newest international creative talent to the city. Professor Jack Cunningham – Head of the School of Jewellery – will spend two weeks in India, giving presentations to prospective students in Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad and Pune. The School of Jewellery, based ... Read more
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Visit Birmingham’s Christmas campaign boosts city’s festive profile

Birmingham’s Christmas campaign, run in partnership with national tourism board VisitEngland, has succeeded in raising the profile of the city during the competitive festive period, attracting record numbers of coach visitors, achieving a 60% rise in press coverage and helping to boost hotel occupancy. The collaborative campaign led by Visit Birmingham, ‘Open for Christmas’, aimed ... Read more
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Jewellery Quarter Property Market and Employment Study

Birmingham City Council is presently reviewing the planning policy framework for the Jewellery Quarter. Click here to read Mark Gamble’s letter explaining what the review will involve. Key contacts: City Council Mark Gamble, Senior Development Planning Officer / 0121 303 3988 Blackswan   Trevor Webb, Director / 07904 156 146 Community consultation Jutta Stahlhacke, Consultant / 0121 693 ... Read more
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Birmingham New Street redevelopment update

Click here to read the latest update on the Birmingham New Street redevelopment.
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Blue Orange Arts present William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

From Thursday 31st January – Saturday 9th February 2013, Blue Orange Arts present Shakespeare’s fantastic tale of mistaken identity, revenge and hilarity. Viola arrives in Llyria shipwrecked.  She disguises herself as a man and names herself Cesario in order to work for the Duke Orsino who she falls in love with at first sight.  Unfortunately Orsino ... Read more
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The Jewellery Quarter Features in Now Magazine!

The Jewellery Quarter has been named as one of the best places to shop for jewellery in the UK by Now Magazine… (Source: Now Magazine Online Bling in Birmingham Why not make a trip to one of the best places to shop for jewellery in the UK? If you’re looking for some relief from those ... Read more
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The Laboratory At The Birmingham Assay Office To Sponsor The Gift Of The Year

The Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office is extremely proud to announce that it is to sponsor the Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Category of this year’s Gift Of The Year Awards. The Gift of the Year Awards are given to the latest most original and innovatively designed products and The Birmingham Assay Office believes these ... Read more
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Class in session for JQ BID Management Committee

As many children go back to school this week, it was also class in session for the Jewellery Quarter BID Management Committee today as it hosted its monthly board meeting at a local school. The committee used a meeting room at Perry Beeches II Free School in Newhall Street. The school, which is the first completely ... Read more
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Another step on the road to being a smart and green city for Birmingham

Spending valuable time and fuel driving around the city in search of a parking space could be a thing of the past if a new pilot parking scheme being launched this week is a success. Amey, the company which maintains and manages the city’s roads in partnership with Birmingham City Council, has begun a ‘smart ... Read more
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