TROVE have worked with 146 local, national and international artists who have created, exhibited and performed as part of their programme over the last three years. Situated in the Old Science Museum on Newhall Street, TROVE is an independent art gallery who have worked with Fierce Festival, Hereford Photography Festival, Hedge Enquiry, Minnie Weisz Studio, Museum of Lost Heritage, … [Read more…]
The junction/square/roundabout/free-for-all where Albion Street, Legge Lane and Carver Street all meet (in the Jewellery Quarter) is now called Dayus Square. This appeared the other day: It’s in memory of Kathleen Dayus, a writer whose books were set nearby. The BBC and Birmingham Mail have more info.
Black Country Atelier is a 3D prototyping workspace. They also take design and architecture commissions and have just moved to the Jewellery Quarter. I like the sound of their 3D printing workshops.
Yesterday afternoon I asked Twitter what I should write about next on CiB. I was given four topics and these are they (in reverse order). Digbeth v the JQ (via @EleanorWi) Ooh, good one – the battle of the so called ‘creative quarters’ – this could be fun. I’ve just moved from working in Digbeth … [Read more…]
Yesterday there was a vintage fair in the Jewellery Quarter. Charles J Davis tool some photos. The Flickr set’s here.
Design Space is a programme supported by the Birmingham City Council and the European Regional Development Fund that gives a select group of emerging jewellery artists free studio space and business classes for one year: in exchange, the participants must commit to work at least 30 hours a week developing their own design led business. … [Read more…]
Fluid Space Arts launch a new exhibition, SEEN, on 17 December, in their new Jewellery Quarter residence at 32-35 Water Street Birmingham B3 1H. Aiming to expose upcoming artists and designers, with the opportunity to network with local artists and share talent, the launch also offers an opportunity to buy original art pieces at their … [Read more…]
The Bridge is a film made by Virtual Extreme Youth Media CIC, based in the Jewellery Quarter, to raise awareness around mental health. More info via Screen WM.