Making Birmingham’s Historic Machinery Our Future

Deakin and Francis have always believed that tradition is the way forward. Having first established.

Book Celebrating City Women to be Launched at Birmingham Literature Festival

A new book created by and celebrating inspiring Birmingham women and their achievements will be.

The New Standard Works – Vittoria Street

The New Standard Works sits prominently on the corner where Regent’s Place meets Vittoria Street..

New Lease of Life for Bird’s House

At the start of the 20th Century, Sir Alfred Bird of Bird’s Custard fame, whose.

The Four Museums of The Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter surely has the most exclusive collection of Museums in the world, and.

Appeal to restore the Grave of one of Birmingham’s most illustrious daughters

Constance Caroline Woodhill Naden. Born 1858 – died 1889. Poet – Philosopher – Scientist CONSTANCE.

Albert Leonard Green

To you, the photo may look like an old, weathered photo of an unknown soldier,.

‘Renaissance Award’ – Pig & Tail Public House

On Monday 16 October 2017, the Pig & Tail Public House in the Jewellery Quarter,.

Help Needed to Clear our Cemeteries

In July 2016 Hockley Flyer No 360 we reported that there were plans to restore.

Jewellery Quarter Museums Explorer Pass

Combine your visits to two or more Jewellery Quarter museums with the Explorer Pass offer..

Warstone Lane Cemetery and Key Hill Cemetery

At a cost of £1.38 million both cemeteries are due to be restored. Plans have.

Brum Tours Expands

With the support of Mike Olley and the Westside BID, Brum Tours has launched its.

Museum of The Jewellery Quarter Celebrates 25 Years

For 25 years, the award-winning Museum of the Jewellery Quarter has opened its doors to.

Newman Brothers – News from The Coffin Works

The Coffin Works are proud to announce the launch of their brand-new permanent exhibition. From.

The Pen Museum – New Exhibition Space & Queen’s Award for Volunteers

Thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant and match funding, the Pen Museum has.

Pen Museum wins HLF Support for its Flourishing Project

The Pen Museum, based in the Argent Centre in Frederick Street has received £90,000 from.

Multi-million Pound Boost to Jewellery Quarter

On 22nd October 2015 it was announced that three projects in The Jewellery Quarter will.

Jewellery Quarter Heritage Walks

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter today is a flashback to the days of the city’s industrial development,.

Help Birmingham Conservation Trust bring back a Heritage Angel Award 2015 for Brum

Birmingham Conservation Trust, the charity behind the rescue of several historic buildings in the city,.

Cabinet to Approve Support for Jewellery Quarter Lottery Funding Bid

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to support a bid for lottery funding to.

Digital Archives Now Available on Assay Office Birmingham Website

The silverware, coins, and library collection of Assay Office Birmingham are now available to view.

‘Fortunes of War’

(The West Midlands at the Time of Waterloo) Review by Marie Haddleton “Although best known.

Coffin Works Workers Evening

The Newman Bros at the Coffin Works are having an evening where they are inviting.

A Sold Out Public Silver Visit Success at Assay Office Birmingham

Another fantastic and sold out day of Silver Visit’s took place recently at Assay Office.

Write Into the Future

At a time of financial uncertainty for museums and galleries a unique, volunteer-run Birmingham museum.

Historic Town Hall Birmingham Painting Comes Home!

An original artist’s impression of this iconic city landmark is to go on public display.

Westminster Abbey Service – Matthew Boulton

  The life of industrial revolution pioneer Matthew Boulton and founder of The Birmingham Assay.

Stamp of Approval for Assay Office Digital Plans

The Assay Office Birmingham, in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, has received a stamp.

New book How Birmingham was the World Centre of Steel Pen Nib Manufacturing

A new book written by Sutton Coldfield historian Brian Jones and volunteers at Birmingham’s Pen.

Front Cover – The Angels Crucible

This design by Rachel Thomas for a stained glass window in St. Paul’s Church in.