Guided Tour – Introduction to the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries

Rose Villa Tavern 172 Warstone Lane, Birmingham

An evening tour which introduces many of the notable Brummies laid to rest in the JQ Cemeteries with an experienced guide. Join Dennis Cluley, who has been working in the Jewellery Quarter since 2007, for an informative evening tour exploring Key Hill and Warstone Lane cemeteries, a fun way to end the work day! A ... Read more

£5

Meet The Trees Walk

The Big Peg The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Birmingham

A free tree walk with Sustainable Life in the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Victorian cemeteries are full of different trees and are a great place to learn about many of our native species as well as a variety of more exotic imports. Join Sustainable Life, the brilliant brains behind our new tree trail to meet the ... Read more

Free

Meet The Trees Walk

The Big Peg The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Birmingham

A free tree walk with Sustainable Life in the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Victorian cemeteries are full of different trees and are a great place to learn about many of our native species as well as a variety of more exotic imports. Join Sustainable Life, the brilliant brains behind our new tree trail to meet the ... Read more

Free

Cyanotype Workshop

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

A hands on workshop, learning how to make cyanotype blueprints - an early photographic technique using foraged and natural materials. Outdoor workshop in the chapel footprint garden in Warstone Lane Cemetery with artist Jo Gane, places limited to ensure social distancing. This workshop offers a hands-on opportunity to make cyanotype blueprints. The cyanotype process is ... Read more

£3

Community Litter Pick

The Big Peg The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Birmingham

Community litter pick in the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries. We’ll be following social distancing guidelines to make sure everyone stays safe! Join the JQ Cemeteries Project and Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries for a community litter pick to help keep our wonderful cemeteries tidy so everyone can enjoy them this Summer. We’ll be ... Read more

Free

Memorial Recording – Exploring the Stories of Warstone Lane Cemetery

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

A practical, outdoor session looking at how and why record burial ground memorials. Burial Grounds are full of stories, of lives long lived and those cut tragically short. They chart the history of our communities, they tell stories of immigration, war and disasters, of fashion and wealth and it is this rich social history we ... Read more

Strictly Sherlock – Don’t Go Into The Cellar

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

An outdoors show from Don't Go Into The Cellar featuring the exploits of Sherlock Holmes. After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, Don't Go Into The Cellar return with this follow-up stage play. Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life those three startling cases, “The Sussex Vampire”, ... Read more

£10

Introduction to Archaeology Summer School

Key Hill Cemetery Key Hill, Birmingham

A fun introduction to archaeology for ages 12-15. We need your help to locate missing gravestones - take part in excavation and recording! A 4 day summer school for young people to learn about the fascinating field of archaeology! Join the JQ Cemeteries project plus Ian Mackey and the team from Explore the Past Worcester ... Read more

Acoustic Afternoon – Call for Musicians

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

Call for musicians The catacombs at Warstone Lane cemetery are a fantastic venue for events with the circular walls forming a sheltered space with great acoustics. We’d like to fill them with music on a sunny Saturday afternoon. After 18 months of restrictions on live music, we would like to support local artists to reach ... Read more

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project

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We are loving the summer weather and all the opportunities it brings for outdoor events, including theatre and music.
On 28th August we're having an 'Acoustic Afternoon' in the catacombs at Warstone Lane Cemetery and are looking for musicians! Interested?
https://cemeteries.jewelleryquarter.net/event/acoustic-afternoon-call-for-musicians/
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We have welcomed Oscar Wilde and @dontgointothecellar to the catacombs in Warstone Lane on this fine summer evening.
Want to join us for a unique theatre experience? Tickets now on sale for Strictly Sherlock on Saturday 21st August:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/158713814291
@jq_bid @jewelleryquarter
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Just what we’ve been waiting for @madebycooper

Our Key Hill badges have arrived and they are spot on 🤩

You can get yours by donating to our @crowdfunderuk to support the @friendskeyhillwarstonelanecem in raising essential funds for restoring gravestones.

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#crowdfunder #jewelleryquarter #jewelleryquarterbirmingham #birminghamheritage
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We love wildlife but it sure is hard to capture on camera! We can't wait for this workshop to get some tips from Lizee Oliver @gingerfox.photography on 24th July at 10am.
No experience or DSLR needed, just your enthusiasm and your phone! Tickets £3.
Book now:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wildlife-photography-workshop-tickets-162424597343
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