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Last chance to explore Coffin Works before restoration begins on 23rd/24th March

Birmingham Conservation Trust invites you to explore the atmospheric Grade II listed Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works in Fleet Street for the final time before restoration work begins in April. The hugely ... Read more
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Regimental jeweller salutes 50 years of trading

A jeweller who has made pieces for the Queen and Princess Diana is celebrating 50 years of trading. Bickerton Jewellery, based in Vyse Street, is a family-run business that specialises ... Read more
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Council approves £1.2m ERDF grant for the Birmingham Assay Office

Plans for the new building for The Birmingham Assay Office took another step forward last week when Birmingham City Council approved a £1.2million grant from the European Regional Development Fund ... Read more
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Birmingham vies for number one spot in VisitEngland’s 101 campaign

VisitEngland’s new Facebook app sets out to find the top 101 Things to Do Before You Go Abroad, and Birmingham is steadily climbing the ranks. Anglophiles and industry experts from far ... Read more
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JQ BID supports training scheme for the next generation of jewellers

The Jewellery Quarter BID (JQ BID) is encouraging local jewellers to sign up to an apprenticeship scheme that aims to create the next generation of skilled craftspeople. The School of ... Read more
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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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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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