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13:30-15:30 Sun 6th March 2022. Discovering Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter

Discovering Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter

    Special Inclusion:  In March each booking wll receive a copy of our new book: Invention & Design; Elkington of Birmingham, which is based on part of the tour.

    Child ticket (6-16 years): £7-00 paid at tour start.

    This tour is different. We get under the 'skin' of the city. We understand how the Jewellery Quarter developed from a country estate to a centre of amazing inventions and industrialisation. We see how this amazing place adds to today's city.

    • Take the 'secret canal' to the Jewellery Quarter and understand  industries from artisan jewellers to giant enterprises who dominated the world.
    • See where the city is heading into the future
    • Black Lives Matter - appreciate Birmingham's role in and reliance on the 17th and 18th century slave trade.

    A fantastic way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

    Keeping Coronavirus safe:  Live audio units enable social distancing+ and you can still hear the guide clearly. We have the Visit England 'We're good to go' industry mark to show we comply with Covid-19 secure operations. 

    Earphones: Please bring your own earphones (3.5 mm jack) or we provided a new pair which you keep at the end of the tour (£1 donation to our charity appreciated).

    Tours start/finish: Library of Birmingham entrance, Centenary Square, B1 2ND

    An eTicket: Is sent to you after booking with full joining instructions. If you are booking close to the start time then just come to the meeting point for the tour start time.

    Donations to our Charity: We support Sifa Fireside who work on acute and longer term homeless issues in Birmingham with at least 10% of all sales going to their work.

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