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Countess of Wessex Visits School of Jewellery

The Countess of Wessex visited to The School of Jewellery, located in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter – largest concentration of businesses involved in the jewellery trade, which produces 40% of all the jewellery made in the UK. 205 more words

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Countess of Wessex Opens McIntyre Building

Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex today officially opened McIntyre House, a spectacular new centre for higher education and postgraduate study at University College Birmingham.  355 more words

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The Church JQ

I am a firm believer that food is good for the soul. Especially when that food is soul food from The Church in the Jewellery Quarter. 527 more words


Titanic Love continues on the awards trail

Since its release in April 2012 the short film Titanic Love has continued to be nominated for and win plenty of awards and that trend continues a full three years after it’s original release. 262 more words


Birmingham's Back to Backs...a journey through time

On a wet November afternoon, I paid a visit with my family to the “Birmingham Back to Backs” in the heart of the City.

The Back to Backs, also known as Court 15 at 50 -54 Inge Street and 55-63 Hurst Street Birmingham  1,449 more words

Birmingham Weekend

We got on a train at 9am Friday 16th October and were in the Old Post Office Vaults ( a couple of minutes north of New Street station) with Acorn Endeavour IPA and XL Brewing’s Swish six hop ale by 1pm. 220 more words

My Travels

Enhancing Colmore Row - 1: Jake’s Coffee Box (Red Kiosk) in Eden Place

The red ‘K6’ (kiosk number six) phone box were designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, an English architect known for his work on Liverpool Cathedral, Waterloo Bridge and Battersea Power Station, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the coronation of King George in 1935. 269 more words