J.W. Evans Silver Factory in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter contains over a 100 years of history, a silverware factory founded in 1881 by Jenkin Evans and remained with the Evans family for four generations. Last month myself and other volunteers from BCT were ...read more
Do you really know Birmingham?
Discover something new about Birmingham at the Birmingham Architecture Festival taking place over the bank holiday weekend of May 24th – 27th.
The theme for the festival is “Take a Second Look”. Over the weekend a range of events ...
I’ve always been fascinated by photographs that capture the ‘what was’ versus ‘what is now’. Birmingham is forever changing and evolving yet the past can still be seen through a number of historic buildings that remain. However, many of Birmingham’s older buildings ...read more
For the first time, Birmingham Conservation Trust is offering special twilight tours of the Grade II* listed Newman Brothers Coffin Fitting Works in the Jewellery Quarter between 26 October and 3 November to raise money for its restoration project which starts early ...read more
For many, Elizabeth’s name is almost synonymous with the name Birmingham Conservation Trust and it’s strange that the time has arrived to say goodbye – but say goodbye we must as Elizabeth takes up an exciting new post as Project Manager at ...read more
Do you care about Birmingham’s heritage?
You could be just the person we need. We are looking for volunteer trustee directors who are really enthusiastic about saving significant historic buildings from decay and involving people in the process.
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