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October 2017

“Boulton would be proud” Assay Office Talk – a glittering stroll down Assay Office Birmingham’s memory lane

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Assay Office Birmingham, Icknield Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B18 6RZ United Kingdom
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“Boulton would be proud” provides an overview of the long history and success of Assay Office Birmingham since it was founded as a result of Matthew Boulton’s efforts in 1773. The talk will take a glimpse back into the  early history of the Office, the reasons Boulton fought so hard for it and the factors which have driven its growth and survival over the past 243 years. The main focus will be on the last two decades and the changing…

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November 2017

Victorian Funerals

November 9 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Coffin Works, 13-15 Fleet Street
Birmingham, England B3 1JP United Kingdom
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£10.00

Join us on Thursday 9th November, for in a special evening tour and talk. Doors will open for this event at 6pm, but we strongly recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment. At 4.30pm, take part in an atmospheric candlelit tour of the Coffin Works Factory opened by the Newman Brothers in 1894. They produced coffin fittings of the highest quality, perfect for dignitaries and royalty. Please be aware that lighting levels will be lower than for normal tours. At 5.30pm, find out…

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Tours of Warstone Lane Cemetery & Key Hill Cemetery

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery Birmingham, West Midlands United Kingdom + Google Map

Cemetery Tours are the second Sunday in the month, January to November. None in December. Tours of Warstone Lane Cemetery start at 12 Noon (meet at Pitsford Street entrance). Tours of Key Hill Cemetery start at 2pm (meet at Icknield Street entrance by pillar gates). Price: £3.00 per person PER Cemetery. £5.00 per couple per cemetery. Children under 16 Free. Free to paid members of –The Friends of Key Hill & Warstone Lane Cemeteries Group. Private Tours for groups and societies…

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St Paul’s Property Lunch with Guest Speaker Dr David Hardman OBE

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
St Paul’s Club, 34 St Pauls Square
Birmingham, B3 1QZ United Kingdom
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Free - £20.00

If you work in the Commercial Property Market why not join us for lunch at St Paul's Club, Wednesday 22nd November  2017 - 12.30-2pm. St Paul's Club is a 154 year old club based in the heart of Birmingham in a wonderful Georgian House in St Paul's Square. A hidden gem! Every month we invite all those involved within commercial property, construction, development, or property professional services to the club for a relaxed lunch in the wonderful dining room. It is…

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Letterboxes of the Jewellery Quarter walking tour

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Outside Tesco express The Chamberlain Clock, Warstone Lane
Birmingham, England B18 6NP United Kingdom
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£8.86

The distinctive letterboxes of the Jewellery Quarter were forged in the Georgian era, as secure portals for precious metals and stones. Two hundred years later they remain an iconic detail of this unique industrial landscape. I want to share what I have learned about the Letterboxes, and the craftsmen who created everything from whistles to fabulous jewels and everything in-between. The tour is about 2 miles and takes appoximatly 2 hours. The terrain is mainly flat but good mobility is required as…

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Letterboxes of the Jewellery Quarter walking tour

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Outside Tesco express The Chamberlain Clock, Warstone Lane
Birmingham, England B18 6NP United Kingdom
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£8.86

The distinctive letterboxes of the Jewellery Quarter were forged in the Georgian era, as secure portals for precious metals and stones. Two hundred years later they remain an iconic detail of this unique industrial landscape. I want to share what I have learned about the Letterboxes, and the craftsmen who created everything from whistles to fabulous jewels and everything in-between. The tour is about 2 miles and takes appoximatly 2 hours. The terrain is mainly flat but good mobility is required as…

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“Boulton would be proud” Assay Office Talk – a glittering stroll down Assay Office Birmingham’s memory lane

November 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Assay Office Birmingham, Icknield Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B18 6RZ United Kingdom
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£17.50

“Boulton would be proud” provides an overview of the long history and success of Assay Office Birmingham since it was founded as a result of Matthew Boulton’s efforts in 1773. The talk will take a glimpse back into the  early history of the Office, the reasons Boulton fought so hard for it and the factors which have driven its growth and survival over the past 243 years. The main focus will be on the last two decades and the changing…

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