Learning at Home
These activities have been inspired by Workshop of the World collection of objects and resources which relate to different aspects of the history of the Jewellery Quarter.
Inspired by J. W. Evans, a historic silver factory in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter which made lots of items for people's homes.
The Jewellery Trade
Hundreds of thousands of people were employed in different trades associated with making jewellery - find out about some of the jobs people did and the skills they would have needed.
The Pen Trade
Learn more about Birmingham pen trade in Jewellery Quarter and its surrounding area in the 19th century - for many years, the city was the centre of the world's pen trade!
Jewellery Quarter at War
Many local factories were involved in essential war work, and changed what they produced during the First and Second World Wars.
Explores the experiences of those who have worked in this historic area of Birmingham. Take part in the activities to find out more and get creative!
Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries
Key Hill Cemetery opened in 1836 and Warstone Lane Cemetery in 1848 and since then they have both provided a final resting place for many noteable Birmingham figures as well as being a tranquil and peaceful place to visit.