Another month flies by, 30 days, lots of hours and even more Tweets, here’s whats been keeping the BJQ buzzing in November 2017…   New Folium has finally opened! Michelin star chef Ben tesh, and Lucy Hanlon has finally opened their own restaurant Folium on Caroline Street, just next to St Pauls Square. As well as a new…

On Friday the 17th of November, it was the annual Christmas lights switch on in the Jewellery Quarter. As well as an enormous crowd, there was both musical entertainment and some delicious street food! Some of the food included The Spice is Right and Street Souvlaki. There was a diverse crowd in attendance including lots of families. The…

Visit the IGers: Best of Birmingham exhibition Earlier this year, IGers Birmingham teamed up with the Birmingham Museums Trust to organise a photography competition in which winners of this competition, would be featured in an exhibition at The Museum of The Jewellery Quarter. Birmingham locals have sent in over 1200 entries via Instagram for a chance to be featured…

As the calendar is coming to a close, the weather is colder and wetter, the skies get darker and the days are shorter. However, the food is much, much better. Around the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, the ever-increasing number of restaurants are starting to roll out their Christmas-themed menus for the festive season. We have done our…

Another month flies by, 31 days, lots of hours and even more Tweets, here are the most popular social media posts in the BJQ….. That time of year I’m sure everyone will agree, this year is going very quickly! Therefore it’s not surprising that seasonal highlights feature prominently on social media from orange highlighted streets…

Earlier this week, 40 St Paul’s brought home the Best Gin List award in the country from the Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2017. The Jewellery Quarter based bar won the prestigious award and we are not surprised! Not only because it’s well loved in the area but because it took them six months…

Get spooked in the Jewellery Quarter this year with these scary events for Halloween. It’s one of the best times of the year to dress up in fancy dress and and to have a wonderful evening. Soul 4 The City Halloween Thriller When: 27th October Where: The Vaults Restaurant & Bar Time: 10.00pm-3.00am Dress-code: Fancy dress or smart…

Visit the art exhibition celebrating Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter RBSA artists Wayne Attwood, Ed Isaacs, and John Shakespeare depict past and present places, people, and architecture to capture this famous area of the City. Date: 2nd October 2017 – 14th October 2017 Location: Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA), 4 Brook Street, St Paul’s, Birmingham B3 1SA Time: 10:30…

The family of Albert Green are trying to raise funds so they can add a simple inscription onto the war memorial in Warstone Lane. Albert Leonard Green lived in Brookfields and worked as a jeweller in the Jewellery Quarter. Sadly he was killed at the age of 31 on the 25th July 1917 in Belgium in WW1, leaving…

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