It’s festival season in Birmingham and The Jewellery Quarter Festival offers locals and tourists alike the chance to discover this historic part of town.
From 20 to 22 July 2018 the JQ Festival will spring into action with performances, workshops, tours and activities across three main areas:
- The Golden Square
- St Paul’s Square
- JQ Makers Hub (delivered by Quartermasters)
Artisan Alchemy will be taking part, with two exclusive tours of our gallery. We are home to some of the finest furniture and jewellery design in the UK. There are very few places where you’ll find our mix of award-winning designer makers.
Festival showcases Birmingham art
The Jewellery Quarter is home to some of Birmingham’s oldest and most prestigious galleries. That makes us a Fine Art and design-lover’s dream! Come and discover more about the wealth of contemporary art and design on show. We’ve teamed up with the RBSA, Argentea Gallery and St Paul’s Gallery to be part of the Jewellery Quarter Festival gallery tour!
Saturday 21 July
12 noon and 14.30pm
Meet in Golden Square for a walking tour that will take in the unique collections at:
Artisan Alchemy Gallery: our high-end showroom features the best UK furniture and jewellery designers. Offering stylish, bespoke designs made to last, a visit to Artisan Alchemy will fill you with inspiration for your home. You may find some gift ideas for that important birthday or anniversary, too.
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists: This 200-year-old art society is steeped in history. But the RBSA isn’t just a museum, it’s a living breathing artists’ collective. The RBSA howcases the best contemporary art and crafts from across the UK. Much of the work is for sale, and entry to RBSA exhibitions is completely FREE.
St Paul’s Gallery: St Pauls Gallery is a world-renowned retailer in signed limited edition album cover fine art. The gallery is the largest collection of licensed album cover art in the world. With more than 100 signed prints on permanent show and sale, it’s not to be missed if music is your passion.
Argentea Gallery and Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery: Argentea Gallery is dedicated to showing the very best contemporary photography from both British and international artists.
The Gallery Tour will end at Ana Rocha Bar where participants will receive 25% off one drink of your choice.
- There will be two tours at 12 noon and 14:30pm.
- The tours will last one hour and start from the Golden Square.
- To book on this free tour, go to Eventbrite…
Sunday 22 July
Gallery Tour of Artisan Alchemy
12 noon and 15.00
Join owner Michele White for an intimate tour of our unique gallery. Away from the high street, it’s another world in our showroom. We stock national and internationally-acclaimed fine furniture and some of the best artisan jewellers from the UK.
Two tours will take place as part of the JQ Festival: the first at 12:00 and the second at 15:00 – for more details see the Jewellery Quarter Festival site.
85 Caroline Street
Tel: 0121 233 1186