There are many great things that derive from living or visiting a big city but there are also maximised risks. Crime being the main issue. The Jewellery Quarter is known for jewellery, so of course, there would be a slightly heightened risk. But how do you ensure you remain safe and protect yourself in the Jewellery…

Looking to learn a musical instrument or improve your current skills? Then you’re in the right place! The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter is host to Birmingham’s own music academy – Progress Music Academy! Progress Academy specialise in private 1-2-1 tuition in Guitar, Bass, Drum Kit, Piano, Keyboard, Vocal and lessons inside their Recording Studio. The Academy…

Recently, the Jewellery Quarter has been the place to be. As not so long ago, we did a summary of what was new in the JQ and since then a few more places have popped up. As a result, we thought we would let you lovely lot know about the new JQ arrivals that have just…

Looking for a place to go for lunch in the Jewellery Quarter? Want to make a quick decision and not regret that decision? We have compiled a list of our top five places to go for lunch, which will satisfy any craving and will ensure you do not regret your Jewellery Quarter lunch spot decision.

The Jewellery Quarter is awash with jewellers, hence the name, but with so many to choose from how do you pick the best of the bunch? Easy, you read the following list of some of our favourites! Best for: Diamonds – Diamond Heaven Located in a prime location on Vyse St, Diamond Heaven is the…

What’s New in the Jewellery Quarter? This past month has stemmed a lot of new places opening within the Jewellery Quarter so we thought we would compile a list of them all so you can tick off which of them you have been to so far and which you intend to go to very soon.…

What is it? Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for ‘the fifth of May’ and it marks the victory of the Mexican army against the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It is significant because it not only marks the unlikely victory against the better-equipped French army but ever since the Battle…

A new boutique hotel is set to make its debut in the Jewellery Quarter this March! This quaint and quirky addition to the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, named Saint Paul’s House, already has its sign up above The Rope Walk pub at St Paul’s Square. The hotel will have 31 bedrooms along with an outdoor terrace,…

The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter has become the latest district to call for its own city council ward. Proposals have been released to merge Birmingham’s gem and Winson Green districts into one city council ward, however, another plan is in the mix for the Quarter to have its own city council ward.

The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter is no stranger to its variety of bars and available tipple. However, with the introduction of the new year, and Dry January paired with many resolutions, we can guess that some may be reducing their alcohol intake in light of events that may have happened on NYE (don’t worry, we’ve all been there!)…