Affordable luxury is what you get when you choose to stay at Bloc Hotel. Dissatisfied with the hotel landscape, where the options were either a bog-standard chain or a pricey 5-star, with little in between, the founders of Bloc decided to offer something different. A hotel that didn’t mean compromising on price or experience. The…

Now that restrictions have been lifted on weddings, it’s full steam ahead with planning. We’re sure we don’t have to tell you that choosing your wedding ring can be a tough task. After all, it’s a lifelong commitment.  So, we thought we’d share our top pick to help you with this significant decision. Being in…

A brand new eco-friendly hair salon opens its doors in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. As a zero waste hair salon, PATTERN+MATTER is a welcome addition to the area, known as a hub of creativity where independence and skill thrive. Open Tuesday to Saturday, every aspect of PATTERN+MATTER is carefully curated, from their signature fair-trade coffee,…

Independent businesses need support and we should do something about it. Individuals or businesses in the Jewellery Quarter are all part of the same local community. Fighting coronavirus has been our collective priority but now we all face a new challenge: recover our economy and hopefully “build back better”. Parity and JQ Card offer complementary…

While we’re all concerned for each other’s wellbeing, as well as a little bewildered by the peculiar state of affairs, we face an unprecedented challenge for our national economy;, particularly for small businesses. Nevertheless, despite the loss of many businesses nationwide, and many of us unable to work, there are many traders, pubs, restaurants and…

No doubt the Jewellery Quarter is known for its bespoke jewellery, but it’s also a rich creative hub for Art. With numerous art galleries, it’s an ideal day out to spend time with the family or simply enjoy some solo time experiencing the finer things in life. We’ve listed some of our favourite art galleries,…

1.  Arch 13’s Wednesday Wine Club | 1 & 15 Aug Where: Arch 13 at Connollys, 220 Livery St, B3 1EU You may be familiar with Arch 13 as one of the newer additions to the Jewellery Quarter, but did you know they host a Wednesday Wine Club? They’ve got two tastings during August: 1 Aug…

Heard of the Jewellery Quarter but never really known what is actually there? We’ve put together a little schedule idea for the best way for students to spend a day in the JQ, without spending too much 😉   Shots By Saints : http://www.saintkitchen.com/ Saint Pauls Gallery : http://www.stpaulsgallery.com/ Lucky Duck : https://luckyduckbirmingham.co.uk/ The Button Factory : http://thebuttonfactorybirmingham.co.uk/