Damascena Brings the Middle East to The Jewellery Quarter

 After recently winning Best Café/Bistro of the Year both regionally and nationally, at The Food Awards England 2019, Damascena opened the doors to their new Jewellery Quarter Store in the same week, on Thursday 17th October. Since the announcement of the new location back in July, residents and…

Local News & Business Profiles

First Mile Recycling

By 17 October 2019 over 120 businesses signed up to recycling scheme in 12 months! Through the first 12 months of a new recycling scheme, the Jewellery Quarter business community has recycled…

Court Order Extends Street Cruising Ban

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St Paul’s Church in the Jewellery Quarter Birmingham

The Revd Canon Andrew Gorham, Interim Priest in Charge, writes ‘I arrived at St Paul’s 20 months ago. It has been a privilege to be part of the JQ and its vibrant…

‘Still’: Stories from the Jewellery Quarter

A new exhibition running from 26th October to 10th November, exploring the past and present experiences of those who spend their lives working in this important and historic area of Birmingham. Bringing…

Local Jewellery Trade News

The Angel Listers Awards

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Vittoria Street Gallery – Space/Craft Exhibition

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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…

People

Edinburgh Assay Office’s Chief Executive & Master Assumes International Chairman Role

Scott Walter, who is the Chief Executive and Master of the Edinburgh Assay Office will take up the role of Chairman of the…

Dr Timothy Schroder – Prime Warden of the Goldsmiths’ Company for a Second Term

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Gary Wroe – Appointed New BAO Warden

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Training & Education

Gem-A Accepted into SCIE Database

Leading gemmology education provider, Gem-A (the Gemmological Association of Great Britain) is pleased to announce…

The Latest Buzz from New Standard Works

On 19 June, during an evening awards ceremony being hosted in…

Birmingham Assay Office Creates New e-Learning Platform

Birmingham Assay Office has created an online hallmarking course, available on their e-Learning platform via…

Art & Lifestyle

Life’s Journey – The art of Katherine Mary Fryer 1910 – 2017

Exhibition at RBSA Gallery, Brook Street, Birmingham B3 1SA. 2nd – 21st September 2019 The…

Entertainment

Next chapter at The Blue Orange

The Blue Orange Theatre was officially opened in 2011 by Birmingham-based theatre producer Mark Webster and has since been run by Blue…

Food & Drinks

Damascena Brings the Middle East to The Jewellery Quarter

 After recently winning Best Café/Bistro of the Year both regionally and nationally, at The Food Awards England 2019, Damascena opened the doors…