JQ Cemeteries Restoration Project Update

By Josie Wall, JQDT Despite the Coronavirus lockdown, the cemeteries have remained open as they.

Lock-up update

The Lock-up will not now re-open until after the renovation works take place at Steelhouse.

Notice From The Pen Museum: ‘We Have Done It!’

‘Our heartfelt thanks go out to every one of our generous Crowdfunding supporters who helped.

Lottery Fund Win for New Police Museum

West Midlands Police are celebrating a National Lottery Heritage Fund award of £1Million which will.

Key Hill & Warstone Lane Cemeteries Latest News

Source: The Official Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery Established 2004, Raising.

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Memories Campaign

By Josie Wall NOTE: EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED A chance to share your memories of.


TheHiveJQ are delighted, along with @hivebham & @RuskinMill to announce they are a finalist in.

Coming soon in the latest edition of Mourning News

New Books: Dr Claire Stainthorp has a new book about Constance Naden buried in Key.

Restoration to JQ Cemeteries

A £2.3 million restoration to Key Hill Cemetery and Warstone Lane Cemetery has started. The.

Cemeteries News

Courtesy Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery We are pleased to announce.

WM Police Museum at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up

Just outside the Jewellery Quarter, The Hockley Flyer magazine is working with West Midlands Police.

J W Evans Silver Museum Grave

J W Evans & Co in Albion Street (founded in the 1980s and restored into.

Renaissance Award For Pig & Tail (George & Dragon)

August 21, 2019 saw the unveiling of a Renaissance Award to the Pig & Tail.

Steelhouse Lane Lock-up Event Opening Times

The old Steelhouse Lane Police Station is open for visitors at the following times: Wed.

Forthcoming at the Coffin Works

Heritage Open Day This year the free day is going to be Sunday 15th September..

People’s Archive – Capturing the Memories from the ‘Industrial Middle’

JQ Townscape Heritage, a Jewellery Quarter Heritage Project is building the JQ People’s Archive –.

‘Friends’ at the NEC Genealogy Show

The Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery attended their first major show.

Major (Thomas) Harry Gem (1819-1881)

The ‘Harry Gem Project’ was brought to a successful conclusion in late June when the.

Pioneering Victorian Woman’s Grave Restored & Unveiled

Following a successful fundraising campaign, on Saturday 11 May a re-dedication ceremony was held to.

Primrose Double Yellow and Single Yellow Lines

Many will remember the fiasco some years ago when newly-painted basic dark yellow lines were.

Royal Clock Salt Loan to British Museum Extended

One of the greatest treasures of the Goldsmiths’ Company Collection, the Royal Clock Salt, on.

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.