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25 March 2020VISIT TO THE JEWELLERY QUARTER, BIRMINGHAM
28 October 2019OUTING TO THE SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL AND THE BOMBAY SAPPHIRE DISTILLERY
27 June 2019The Queens Gallery and Leonardo drawings Stonor is cancelled.
24 April 2019Kilpeck Church and Hereford Cathedral
20 February 2019The Mary Rose warship, Portsmouth
24 October 2018Stowe House
17 April 2018Outing to Winchester Cathedral and Avington Park
27 February 2018Windsor Castle and Chapel Post restoration after the fire
14 November 2017Visit to Lichfield Cathedral and The National Memorial Arboretum
05 September 2017Visit Stratfield Saye
07 June 2017Sudeley Castle and Gordon Russell Museum at Broadway
16 November 2016Royal School of Needlework. Hampton Court Palace
01 September 2016Romsey Abbey and Broadlands
08 June 2016Chenies Manor and Milton's Cottage
19 March 2016Outing to Southampton City Art Gallery and Sea City Museum
25 January 2016Annual New Year Lunch at "Greens"
24 September 2015Reading Museum-Bayeux Tapestry and more. Mapledurham House and Gardens
24 June 2015Gloucester Cathedral and Highnam Court
23 April 2015Corsham Court and Bowood
18 March 2015HUGHENDON MANOR
19 January 2015Our Annual Lunch at Green's
26 November 2014Rembrandt Exhibition at the National Gallery
25 June 2014Madresfield Court
14 May 2014Tyntesfield House
13 January 2014Annual New Year Lunch at "Greens"
30 November 2013Australian Art Exhibtion at the ROYAL ACADEMY
01 October 2013Strawberry Hill
12 June 2013PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY and CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL
15 May 2013Chiswick House and Syon Park
21 March 2013Visit to Castell Coch and then to Cardiff Museum and the Art Gallery of Wales
14 January 2013NEW YEAR LUNCH
28 November 2012Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde Tate Britain, London
06 October 2012Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford and Coughton Court

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VISIT TO THE JEWELLERY QUARTER, BIRMINGHAM

Wednesday 25 March 2020

http://taswox.org.uk/DocumentStore/booking%20form.pdfThe Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham is Europe's largest concentration of businesses involved in the jewellery trade; it produces 40% of all the jewellery made in the UK.  It is also home to the world's largest Assay Office which hallmarks around 12 million items a year. Historically, it has been the birthplace of many pioneering advancements in industrial technology.

Today’s visit will start with a tour the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter which is built around a perfectly preserved jewellery workshop offering a unique glimpse of working life in Birmingham’s famous Jewellery Quarter. A short walk down Vyse Street will take you close to the Red Lion pub for lunch; other venues are available. For the afternoon, a visit to the Pen Museum dedicated to honouring and celebrating Birmingham’s 19th Century steel pen trade has been arranged. The walk between the venues is short and easy going.

More detail to follow. Click here for an application form