Online Event- ‘Painting To Music’ Family Workshops

FREE Family painting and drawing sessions, suitable for all ages and abilities. A safe online activity for half term, get creative via zoom. Monday 26th October and Friday 30th October from 11am to 12.30pm. Come and enjoy a Zoom session of creativity 'Painting To Music' with Artist and experienced professional art tutor Saranjit Birdi. Bring ... Read more

Free

It Gets Lighter From Here – 3 Commissions from JQBID, JQTH Project and JQ Cemeteries

The Jewellery Quarter BID and sister projects JQ Townscape Heritage and JQ Cemeteries Project, are offering a total of 3 video commissions for a value of £250 each as part of a West Midlands wide initiative spearheaded by Culture Central. On the 21st of December, the shortest day of the year and the last Monday before Christmas, ... Read more

JQ Poppies Project – Dog tag stamping workshop

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

We've been working with Woolly Mammoth and over 250 poppy stitchers across Birmingham to create a community tapestry artwork, which commemorates the war dead of the JQ Cemeteries and all those killed in conflict around the world. Learn more here. The cemeteries both contain war memorials, commonwealth war graves and family graves which commemorate service ... Read more

Free

In Memoriam – with flag making workshop

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

Covid-19 has presented a unique challenge for people experiencing grief and wishing to remember those who have died during the pandemic, because we have had to place restrictions on our usual rituals around death including funerals, wakes and memorial services in order to keep everyone safe. BrumYODO and Birmingham Hippodrome are bringing In Memoriam to Birmingham– an open-air ... Read more

Free

Bombed – Full Circle

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

A unique sound and light experience by artist Saranjit Birdi exploring the bombing of Coventry, Dresden and Birmingham during World War II 'Bombed - Full Circle' Part III of trilogy 'Bombed - A Moonlight Sonata' by Saranjit Birdi is presented on the evening of 4th June, the day in 1940 when Winston Churchill delivered one ... Read more

£3

Lino Printing Workshop

The Hive 43-47 Vittoria Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

A fun workshop for ages 12-18. Learn lino printing, be inspired by beautiful carvings in the cemeteries. See your art in the JQ station! Join us to learn about the history of our wonderful Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries and to explore the creative medium of lino printing! A fun art workshop for ages 12-18. Our 3 ... Read more

Free – £5

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

Pumpkin Spectacular

Warstone Lane Cemetery Vyse Street, Birmingham

After the success of last year's pilot event, we are so excited to be able to welcome everyone to Warstone Lane Cemetery to see the pumpkin display in person this year! Missed the video from last year? Check it out here!   Carve a pumpkin, drop it off, and then see it lit up in ... Read more

Free

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project

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We had an amazing day yesterday at the @jqbid #jqfestival collaborating with @jo_gane1 @suslifeuk @dontgointothecellar and of course the @friendskeyhillwarstonelanecem meeting so many amazing people

We couldn't have done it without everyone's help, including loads of support behind the scenes from @bhamcitycouncil @coffin_works @thehivejq and all the amazing #JQHeritageSquad volunteers.

Now we need to sleep for a week but then we'll be buzzing with ideas for 2023!
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