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Easter Trail

A fun activity for families who are using the cemeteries for a daily walk during the Easter holidays. We have hidden 10 letters in the cemetery which spell an Easter-related…

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Family Trails and Activities

We have produced a range of activities for families to use when they visit the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries. You can look at the images here or download any activity as…

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Tree Trail

The Victorians loved planting interesting trees in cemeteries so they could be a place where people could come to learn about trees and admire unusual specimens including exotic imported species…

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Quarter Quiz

A fun introduction to the JQ Cemeteries and JQ Townscape Heritage projects with immersive VR experiences and a quiz to test your knowledge. Take part from the comfort of your…

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Musical Milestones

Discover the Jewellery Quarter like never before. Learn about the area through music and song from the comfort of your home, or take the trail to the JQ and explore…

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Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project

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Calling all fans of nonsense rhyme and looping limerick for a unique online premiere of The Owl, The Pussycat and Edward Lear by @CellarTheatre filmed in Key Hill and Warstone Lane. Tickets £5, Thurs 29th at 6.30pm, followed by Q&A with Jonathan Goodwin
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-owl-the-pussycat-and-edward-lear-online-event-tickets-151486940517
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This week we are starting the next stage of our #JQPoppies community tapestry artwork- making dog tag with names from the war memorials & graves to add to the field of poppies,
Socially distanced outdoor workshops on Tues, Thurs or Sat mornings:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jq-poppies-project-dog-tag-stamping-workshop-tickets-149236375015
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We've been working alongside @jqth_project project with Ruth and Cecilia from @soj_bcu to create fab new resources. Watch our talk show and take the Quarter Quiz which explores two key JQ sites via VR for a chance to win a Made in the JQ enamel badge.
You can also download a beautifully illustrated brochure of their fav JQ places, available in English and Mandarin Chinese
https://cemeteries.jewelleryquarter.net/tours_trails_posts/quarter-quiz/
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Our online talks programme continues on May 6th with an in depth look at Key Hill House - James Watt's 1st Birmingham home, plus the wider history of the house and Key Hill with John Townley and George Demidowicz. Free but booking essential.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/online-talk-a-history-of-key-hill-of-key-hill-house-tickets-149675019011
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