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Summer in Birmingham: Birmingham's first Jewellery Quarter Festival

Via Chris @barquesarts

First JQ Festival takes to the streets this summer

This summer sees the Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter host the very first JQ Festival – a weekend of events that celebrate the diversity and creativity of the Quarter and everything in it. 365 more words


A day at the coffin works

A while ago a photo shoot was organised for the historic Newman Brothers coffin works in the heart of Birmingham.

We had access to the building before it opened to the public so we were allowed to go ‘beyond the rope’ as long as we did not touch or move any of the exhibits on display. 156 more words

A flavour of Italy on Constitution Hill

Ceramic tiles, terracotta detailing, floral motifs and carved cornices all contribute to the
architectural vocabulary of two unique buildings on Constitution Hill which have a distinctively Italian feel against the backdrop of the historic Jewellery Quarter.
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Birmingham Just Keeps Growing

Taking inspiration from a conversation on http://www.edge.org that has been on my mind, a little re-cap of two years of opening up Birmingham. A snippet of the conversation first… 372 more words


Saving money on your next diamond engagement ring purchase

Right now, we can bet that there are millions of men (following tradition) out there thinking about how to propose to their loved one. At this stage, many questions will cross their minds – what ring size is she? 407 more words

Weddings Bands - How to Save

I have discussed in a previous post ideas for how to save money on your wedding rings which included buying the bands online, buying second hand or changing Tesco club card points to Goldsmiths vouchers. 300 more words

Budget Wedding Planning