Memory of Touch Opens at Argentea Gallery on 21st March

An exhibition featuring new work by contemporary British photographer Colin Wilson opens at Argentea Gallery in Birmingham 21st March 2019. Memory of Touch is a body of work that focuses on still life through black and white film. Taken in a studio setting the light can be controlled but to strip the images of even more possible background noise, the … Read More

Photographers Show Their Love For JQ

On Saturday 25th March, more than one hundred photographers gathered for an InstaMeet in the Jewellery Quarter to show their love for one the most beautiful and quirky areas in the city. An InstaMeet is a social gathering of users from the popular photo & video sharing social networking site Instagram. The Instagrammers (dubbed IGers) movement is designed to encourage … Read More

The Big Sleuth is Coming to the Quarter this Summer

The Jewellery Quarter will welcome three giant bears into the community this Summer as part of The Big Sleuth.  The Big Sleuth (so named because sleuth is the collective noun for a group of bears) is a free public art event which will see up to 100 165cm tall, fibreglass bears leave their paw prints all over the city for 10 … Read More

Road Closure: Warstone Lane 5th March 2017

Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter will be closed on Sunday 5th March from 9am – 7pm for the filming of a TV commercial. “We have been working closely with the council and the police and they have permitted us to close Warstone Lane from the junction of Spencer Street to the junction of Vyse Street from 9am on Sunday 5th … Read More

Jewellery Quarter Welcomes New Art Gallery

Contemporary photography gallery Argentea will open its doors for the first time later this week, marking a new chapter in the history of photography in the city.  Located on St Paul’s Square in the heart of the vibrant Jewellery Quarter, the gallery will be showing contemporary photography from both British and international artists. Officially opening to the public on Friday, … Read More