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St Pauls Gallery is the World’s leading retailer in signed limited edition album cover fine art. Opened in 2002 St Pauls has steadily grown to what is now the largest collection of licensed album cover art in the World. From Pink Floyd to David Bowie, it’s all here! Access info: Disabled access.

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Glass Monkey is in the hub of the Jewellery Quarter on Caroline Street. It is a one man business, run by Robert Garner, who has 28 years experience in the glass trade. He produces bespoke pieces of glass and mirror, through sandblast engraving for both domestic and commercial clients. Demonstrations at 11:00 and 14:00. Access info: 2 steps up to front door.

www.glass-monkey.co.uk Open: Saturday 10:00-17:00, Sunday 10:00-17:00

www.bagshandmade.co.uk Open: Sunday 12:00-16:00

Visit her pop-up studio and see design-led tapestry needlepoint kits and patterns, tapestry printed homewares and the start of a new exhibition to be exhibited in The Coffin works next year. Ring bell 35e. Access info: Ground level.

www.tinafrancis.co.uk

Black Country Atelier (BCA) are a leading Education Technology service provider. Consider BCA as a fablab – maker space for education. They teach 3D printing, 3D Scanning, Smart Product Design and Manufacturing in addition to Smart electronics and coding. Access info: Steps, wheel chair stair lift.

Open: Saturday 11:00-17:00, Sunday 11:00-17:00

www.blackcountryatelier.com Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00, Sunday 11:00-16:00

8 The Dual Works

23a Kenyon Street The dual works is a shared artist studio featuring work by Jewellery artist Zoe Robertson and analogue opto pioneers Sellotape Cinema. Visitors can view work by both artists and have the opportunity to make their own art works to take away. Access info: Disabled access.

www.thedualworks.com Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00, Sunday 11:00-16:00

9 School of Jewellery 82-86 Vittoria Street

Enter the atrium of the internationally renowned School of Jewellery where you can view student work and experience artisan workshops with a new generation of craftsman. Access info: Disabled access. Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

www.michelewhite.com

Original one off handbags in leather, faux leather and fabric. No two bags are the same, which ensure you will stand out from the crowd! See Gosia at the JQ Grand Bazaar Market on Saturday 18th and in her studio on Sunday 19th. Access info: Steep stairs.

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Open: Saturday 10:30-17:00, Sunday 13:00-17:00

Artizans at 85 is an exciting new project being developed by designer jeweller Michele White who has produced her original jewellery in the quarter for 30 years. She hopes to attract emerging businesses and make it a hub of creativity. Access info: Disabled access to ground floor.

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The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts. The Society owns and runs its own exhibition venue, the RBSA Gallery, located just off St Paul’s Square. Admission free. Access info: Disabled access.

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St. Paul’s church sits in Birmingham’s only remaining Georgian square and has been at the heart of the Jewellery Quarter since 1779. The church’s vision is to be a creative hub for the area and to offer hospitality and welcome to all who come through its doors. Access info: Disabled access.

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Celebrate the first anniversary of this fantastic venue with extended train layouts; a new purpose built scalextric track, realistic flight simulators and much more, free whistle-stop tours at approximately 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00 Saturday and Sunday. Access info: Disabled access.

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Whilst many of our venues are child friendly please note that children must be supervised at all times as many of the studios have working machinery and small intricate pieces on display. Many of the studios are up flights of very steep stairs, this is noted next to each venue. Please take care. Not all venues are open on both dates please check carefully before planning your route!

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15 Hub

34 Tenby Street Hub is a multi award winning creative design agency that specialises in exhibitions, events interiors and digital media. Their new office in Tenby Street will be exhibiting examples of their work across the world. Access info: One step up.

www.hubstudios.co.uk Open: Saturday 11:00-17:00

16 Joint Design Direction 96 Carver Street

JDD designs high quality, vivid and bold furniture products that are based on modularity, comfort and functionality. All products are made locally by a team of highly skilled craftsmen with a wealth of experience. Access info: Ground floor access steps inside.

www.jddfurniture.com Open: Saturday 11:00-17:00

17 Fellows Auction House 19 Augusta Street

View the upcoming Vintage and Accessories Sale and if anything catches your eye place a bid for the auction on 20th July. Also view selected Blue John pieces from a large sale later this year. Access info: Ground floor access.

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www.fellows.co.uk

The temple will be open on Saturday to welcome you and share information, if the balloons are flying outside then you are free to enter. Access info: Disabled access.

Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

www.rstuk.com Open: Saturday 10:30-16:00

11 Pen Museum

60 Frederick Street Try your hand making a pen nib on traditional presses and learn about Birmingham’s steel pen trade. Visitors can see a huge range of nibs and discover why the Jewellery Quarter was once the centre of the World’s pen trade. Special entry fee of £1 on Saturday, under 16’s free. Access info: Disabled access to ground floor only.

www.thepenroom.co.uk Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00, Sunday 13:00-16:00

12 Crafts Collective 53a Frederick Street

The crafts collective offer craft workshops and parties in a vintage style setting, hosting many Hen Do’s and Birthday Parties. They offer all kinds of craft workshops but mainly textile related. Access info: Steep stairs.

www.thecraftscollective.co.uk Open: Sunday 12:00-16:00

18 Henricks

9 Warstone Lane A traditional jewellers with roots in the Jewellery Quarter dating back to 1855. Access info: Step into shop.

www.henricksthejewellers.co.uk Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

19 Eldorado Vintage 22a Augusta Street

A fabulous range of affordable fine and vintage interiors, furniture; photography, artwork costume jewellery and accessories. They are also Central Birmingham’s only stockist of Annie Sloan paint. Workshop demonstration of furniture painting on Saturday 18th July. Access info: One step into shop.

www.eldorado.uk.com Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

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20 Tip Top Photography 199 Warstone Lane

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36 Julia Davenport Jewellery Unit 6, 94 Spencer Street

Creative photographic studio will be exhibiting images of the jewellery Quarter in their large studio, pop in and learn about the art of photography and see whether you can spot the places on display! Access info: Steep steps.

Enjoy a glimpse inside the intricate world of jewellery making and visit the diverse Birmingham based designer/maker collective. Gemstone carving demonstrations and the chance to meet the makers. Access info: Courtyard level entrance.

Showcasing the Wishbone Collection elegant silver and vermeil jewellery set with precious stones. Luxurious Leather and suede are used in the Concertina and Laser Cut collections offering unique statement pieces. Access info: Steep stairs.

Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

www.centrepiece-jewellery.com

www.juliadavenportjewellery.com

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

Open: Saturday 9:00-16:30, Sunday 9:00-16:30

www.tiptop-photographystudio.com

21 Beena Beauty and Male Grooming 199 Warstone Lane

Come and see various beauty techniques in a cosy but tranquil studio in the heart of the jewellery Quarter. Access info: Steep steps.

www.beena.me.uk

Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

22 Britain Clockcase

41 Northampton Street A family run clock-making business crafting the finest handmade mantel wooden clocks and barometers. Ring the bell to view the workshop and meet the family! Access info: One step into shop.

www.britclock.com

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00

23 Gibson Kochanek 89 Vyse Street

Gibson / Kochanek is a commercial and creative portraiture photography studio run by two awardwinning photographers who approach each project by inserting love, passion and bespoke creative vision. Also selling prints in the Grand Bazaar in the Golden Square. Access info: Steep Steps.

www.gibsonkochanek.com Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

24 James Newman 49 Vyse Street

James Newman is the primary destination for design led contemporary jewellery, where all aspects of what they do are done on site. They always strive to achieve the highest possible standards, continuing to push boundaries and create beautiful jewellery that endures. Access info: Access ramp.

www.jamesnewman.co.uk Open: Saturday 10:00-16:30

25 Museum of the Jewellery Quarter 75-79 Vyse Street

Costumed heritage tours, step back in time and enjoy a guided tour of this perfectly preserved jewellery workshop £7 per adult, £3 per child or take part in the new Gemstone trail in the galleries £6 per adult Children free. Access info: Disabled access.

www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/jewellery Open: Saturday 10:30-17:00

26 Frilly Industries 89 Spencer Street

Frilly Industries create quirky illustrative jewellery and accessories using their laser cutter (Bertha) and a range of other methods and materials. See Bertha in action and take away a laser cut brooch. Small studio 6 max at time! See the full range on their stand at the Grand Bazaar. Access info: Steep Steps.

www.frillyindustries.com Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

27 Visionary Glass 7 Pitsford Street

29 Barve Garden Design 7 Pitsford Street

37 Rhiannon Lewis Jewellery Unit 6, 94 Spencer Street

Christine Barve creates a pop up garden to show how unloved outside space can become an urban garden. Available to answer your garden questions, working on designs and planting plans on site. Access info: two small steps narrow entrance.

Rhiannon Lewis Jewellery uses subtle curves and teardop shapes in silver and gold vermeil alongside diamonds and gemstones. Rhiannon also works to commission. Access info: Steep stairs.

www.barvegardendesign.co.uk

Open: Saturday 9:00-16:30, Sunday 9:00-16:30

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

30 Mike Bigland

Unit 13 Pitsford Street Flower forms in stainless steel to grace your outdoor spaces. From Aliums to Artichokes, Dierama to Fatsia all types of flowers forming sculptural accents to any space. See Mikes work also in Christine Barves pop up garden! Access info: Disabled access.

www.mikebigland.com Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

31 Sparklewren

41 Hylton Street Sparklewren create bespoke couture corsetry and bridal. Their aesthetic pivots on the relationship of silhouette and surface meaning that a flattering shape is always combined with beautiful embellishment. Access info: One step into shop.

www.sparklewren.co.uk Open: Saturday 10:00-18:00, Sunday 10:00-18:00

32 Becca Willams 31 Hylton Street

www.rhiannonlewisjewellery.com

38 Coffin Works

13-15 Fleet Street Join us for a tea party on Sunday 19th July in our historic courtyard and experience a taste of life at our restored Victorian factory. Enjoy workshops in yoga, furniture making, upholstery, arts and demos in Thai Chi and drop stamping. Or just sit back with a cream tea and soak up the atmosphere. Normal opening hours on Saturday 18th. Access info: Courtyard event fully accessible.

www.coffinworks.org Open: Sunday 12:00-16:00

39 Two Towers Brewery Unit 1 Mott Street

Free half hourly talks from 3 until 6pm on Saturday 18th July, come and see a local brewery in the centre of the city! Access info: Steps.

www.twotowersbrewery.co.uk Open: Saturday 15:00-18:00

40 the Space Studio 28 St Pauls Square

Becca is a contemporary jewellery Designer and silversmith who makes delicate, distinctive jewellery inspired by the coastline. Access info: Steep stairs.

The Space Studio will be opening at 28 St Pauls Square - a building they are currently working on and displaying BCU School of Architecture year end work. Access info: Steps.

www.beccawilliams.co.uk

www.thespacestudio.com

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

33 Karlus G Tailor 17f Vyse Street

Bespoke clothing for every occasion, glamourous evening dresses, tailored suits, beautiful shirts and perfectly fitting jeans all under one roof! Access info: Steep stairs.

www.karlusg-tailor.co.uk Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00

34 Homer Creative 14 Hylton Street

Come along for your free JQ Festival Self portrait. Full length selfies for a family portrait with a difference! In between poses learn about the work that Homer Creative do. Family Art workshop, make your own badges buttons and medals inspired by the historical trades of the Jewellery Quarter. Access info: One step into hallway.

www.homercreative.com Open: Saturday 10:00-16:30, Sunday 10:00-16:30

35 Guildsman Jewellery Gallery 86 Spencer Street

From his light-filled studio in Pitsford Street, artist Michael Goodrum offers a stunning range of contemporary fused glass feature mirrors and opalescent wall art, together with traditional stained glass door and window panels. Access info: Disabled access.

The Guildsman Jewellery Gallery will be opening in 2015 as a dedicated exhibition and retail location for designer/makers working in any aspect of silver and goldsmithing. This prestigious location will also have on-site meeting and manufacturing spaces. Mid renovation. Access info: Two steps.

www.visionaryglass.co.uk

www.guildsman.gallery

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00, Sunday 10:00-16:00

Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00

41 BPN Architects 3 Mary Street

BPN Architects invites visitors to join them in a unique game of crazy golf - unique because it has been custom-designed by the BPN Office team. There will also be live music and the chance to speak to the team about their work Access info: Disabled access.

www.bryantpriestnewman.com Open: Saturday 11:00-16:00

42 Stan’s Cafe @A.E. Harris 110 Northwood Street

Theatre mavericks Stan’s Cafe tour inventive productions across the world. Come along to meet the team, chat to our actors and challenge your friends on our massive Scalextric track. We will have refreshments available to buy. Access info: Disabled access.

www.stanscafe.co.uk Open: Saturday 10:00-16:00

43 PCPT Architects 84 Spencer Street

PCPT are established architects in the region with over 50 years of experience in award winning schemes including Stirling Prize shortlisting. Come and see their current and previous schemes. Access info: Disabled access.

www.pcptarchitects.co.uk Open: Saturday 11:00-14:00

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JQ Festival Open Studios Map  

A map to help plan your route around our 40+ Open Studios locations over the JQ Festival Weekend (17th-19th July)

JQ Festival Open Studios Map  

A map to help plan your route around our 40+ Open Studios locations over the JQ Festival Weekend (17th-19th July)

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