As you know, developments and refurbishments are happening here, there and everywhere, from the work in progress, the Golden Square to the re-opening of the Coffin Works. All of this is a part of Birmingham City Council’s plan of developing the Quarter into a creative business hub, leading to the appeal for all of the investment…

Key Hill Cemetery is one of two cemeteries in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. Key Hill Cemetery was born in 1836, courtesy of the newly formed General Cemetery Company. Its birth was because of an unsuspected surge in the population of the town leading to limited availability of burial grounds. Since then, laid to rest are many…

The Jam House situated in St Paul’s Square is known for its great food and brilliant music. The three-storey Georgian building is no stranger to hosting events. Tonight’s event calls The Paris 1940s – a brand new five piece band who have reinvented popular songs, integrating them with famous music styles ranging from soul to drum & bass.…

The owners of the Smith & Pepper Jewellery Manufacturing Firm retired in the early 80’s leaving behind a historical wonderland for future generations, that, unbeknownst to them, would be become on of the most popular attractions in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The proprietors ceased the trading and left behind overalls, used teacups and well-used tools scattered across…

A factory building that has remained empty for over a century has prospects of transforming into a café and showroom for artwork and antiques. The factory in the Quarter, 48 Frederick Street, dates back the nineteenth-century, an ancient thing with the promise of new life brimming on the horizon – arriving the form of coffee…

Named after the church that sits in its centre, St Paul’s Square is a famous attraction in the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter. Did you know? St Paul’s Square is the only Georgian Square that remains in Birmingham. The Square was built between 1777 and 1779, on the Newhall estate when the Colmore family were residents of…

Warstone Lane Cemetery dates back to the late 1840s, where it was once a burial ground for the members of the Anglican Church. One of the key elements on the cemetery is the two tiers of catacombs. The almost toxic vapours that came from the catacombs resulted in the Birmingham Cemeteries Act, which required non-interred…

After a 15-year mission to rescue the factory, by the Birmingham Conservation Trust, The Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works are reopening their doors to the public! Situated on Fleet Street, the Quarter’s brand new heritage attraction is offering the public the chance to leap back in time and experience the factory in all of…

Not too long ago our community raised over £8,000 in support of Macmillan, 20 of the Quarter’s businesses did their bit by taking part in the annual coffee morning! With plenty of cake and coffee, everyone had a smile on their face for such a fantastic cause, and visitors were welcomed to enjoy the delicacies (of…

The Italian restaurant in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter are said to be deliberating an expansion by converting the upstairs flat into a second dining space. Pasta di Piazza‘s owners are planning to nearly double in size with the suspected expansion, to sustain more capacity as they have been having to turn away customers because they have…