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

Grave Gardeners

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

Look after the cemeteries, make them beautiful and help create a haven for wildlife with native flowers, by planting woodland plants. Join the JQ Cemeteries Project and Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries to help look after the cemeteries, make them beautiful and help create a haven for wildlife with native flowers. We’ll ... Read more

Free

2 Visions 2 Legacies Film

A new film from the 2 Visions 2 Legacies project exploring the lives and legacies of Joseph Chamberlain and Warrulan. Watch the new film created by the 2 Visions 2 Legacies co-curators, which explores the lives of two historic figures buried in the Jewellery Quarter – Joseph Chamberlain and Warrulan. Join the co-curators and project ... Read more

Free

Meet The Trees Walk

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

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, West Midlands

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

Guided Tour – Introduction to Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries

Rose Villa Tavern 172 Warstone Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands

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

Community Litter Pick

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

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

Free

Online Talk – George Shaw, a photographic pioneer

A free online talk by Jo Gane about George Shaw, an early photographer who is buried in Key Hill Cemetery George Shaw was one of Birmingham's first photographers and a key member of the emerging professional classes in Victorian Birmingham with a wide ranging network which encompassed his work as a patent agent, chemistry professor ... Read more

Free

Community Litter Pick

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

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

Meet The Trees Walk

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

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

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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We are very excited about 'Diamonds in the Rough' a unique tour with storytelling & live performance, exploring queer history in the JQ Cemeteries for LGBT History Month.
Join Sheldon K Goodman and
Sacha Coward from @thecemeteryclub
on 12th-14th February:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diamonds-in-the-rough-tour-tickets-251264879017

#lgbthistory #valentinesday #birmingham #jewelleryquarter #jewelleryquarterbirmingham #cemetery #tour #birminghamheritage
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