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
Sorry, no punchline… but they do have in common a rich history of manufacturing in the Jewellery Quarter. They are also things that BCT, the Pen Room Museum and English Heritage are keen to share with school groups! I (Suzanne) spent a really interesting couple of hours at ...read more
Places still available for Saturday’s lectures on the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, past, present and future.
A joint day school is being run by the Birmingham Assay Office and Centre for West Midlands History on Saturday 23rd June 10-4pm at the University of Birmingham. Four speakers will explore the Quarter’s history, heritage, contemporary crafts and jewellery and silver manufacturing. Cost ...read more
The largest ever research project into the condition of England’s industrial heritage has been published by English Heritage this month together with the annual Heritage at Risk Register. The research into England’s industrial heritage has revealed that listed buildings are more at risk ...read more
Book your tour of the Coffin Fittings Works on Friday 9th or Saturday 10th September by phoning 0121 303 2664 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org There are still some places left and only one day remaining to book. Come and join us ...read more
Stop the Clocks is returning to Newman Brothers Coffin Fittings Factory from the 28th September- 1st October 2011 after a sell-out run in June 2011.The first performance piece to take place in the factory, which was closed in 1999, Stop the Clocks ...read more