Call for ‘Recalibration of Business Space in JQ.

By Ed Siddall Jones (Property Consultant) “Business space rents in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter are skyrocketing, leaving them out of reach for many small business owners.”, according to Ed Siddall Jones, a property consultancy based in The Mint in Icknield Street. “Commercial rents in the area have risen from…

Local News & Business Profiles

Eventmasters Choose Prostate Cancer UK as Charity of the Year

L to R: Denise Sheasby (Managing Director) and Mark Sheasby of Eventmasters with Tracey Pritchard Executive Director of Engagement Prostate UK. Prostate Cancer UK is the latest charity…

Mfg Solicitors Host First Business Networking Breakfast Event

Paul Wright, Chris Piggott and Brian Flint Over 40 business professionals attended a breakfast networking event at St Pauls House Hotel. Held at the popular city venue, the…

The Jewellery Quarter Festival is Back

Sat & Sun. 29/30th June Organised by the Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (JQBID) and supported by local businesses, this year’s JQ Festival aims to celebrate the Quarter’s energy, heritage and diversity…

Creating A Safe Environment For Our Rooftop Bees!

Argent College is planning to welcome their first beehives onto the rooftop micro-farm of the New Standard Works building in the Jewellery Quarter this summer. These urban bees will be the first…

Local Jewellery Trade News

Hockley Mint Announce Change of Opening Hours

Hockley Mint have announced a change of opening hours from April 2019. This change is because a large number of…

New Building for University’s School of Jewellery

Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery is set to expand, following a new building acquisition in the city’s St Paul’s…

Cooksongold Launches Revamped Store

Cooksongold, the UK’s largest jewellery making supplier, is celebrating 100 years of being at the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.…

People

Gary Wroe – Appointed New BAO Warden

Birmingham Assay Office is pleased to announce the appointment of a new trade Warden, Gary Wroe, Managing Director of Hockley Mint, following the…

OBITUARY – Former BATF President, John Todd

John Todd (Centre) It is with great sadness that we report that former BATF President, John Todd, passed away…

Local Artist Becomes President of RBSA

Birmingham artist Wayne Attwood has been elected President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, following the organisation’s annual general meeting. “I’m honoured…

Training & Education

Benevolent Society Launch Fuller Foundation

The Benevolent Society, the charity of the British Allied Trades Federation (BATF), is pleased to…

Applications Now Open:

If you would like to join the School of Jewellery Artist in Residence scheme, applications…

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office Launches Video Guides

The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office has launched a series of video guides to help its…

Art & Lifestyle

Local Artist Becomes President of RBSA

Birmingham artist Wayne Attwood has been elected President of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists,…

Entertainment

The Jam house Celebrates 20 Years with the Return of Jools Holland

Birmingham’s premier live music venue, The Jam House, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a line-up of great acts and events throughout…

Food & Drinks

Anderson’s Sunday Roasts Are Back!

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter based favourite steak restaurant, Anderson’s Bar and Grill, is bringing back its popular Sunday Roasts. The Sunday Roasts are…