World AIDS Day – 1st December

November 21, 2018 Gareth

On Saturday 1st December, millions of people across the globe will be taking part in and supporting the 30th anniversary World AIDS day. Globally, 35 million people have died from HIV and AIDS and there […]


Carers’ Rights Day – 30th November

November 20, 2018 Gareth

This year, Carers Rights Day takes place on Friday 30th November. The day brings organisations together from across the UK, helping carers know their rights and get the help and support they deserve. It does […]

Jewellery Quarter

Joining the JQNF Adopt a Canal

August 6, 2018 Gareth

The JQNF is adopting the Farmers Bridge flight of locks, most of which run through the JQ. This month I was happy to join them weeding and lock painting. The Canal & River Trust supplied the […]

Jewellery Quarter

We’re Still Here – Jewellery Makers

July 12, 2018 Gareth

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter had over 30,000 makers in the jewellery and watch trade. Today, just a few hundred remain – at @argenteagallery with @StruthersWatch exploring their stories – on until 22nd July #jq #JQFestival #sohoandjq […]


Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

May 10, 2018 Gareth

Run by the Mental Health Foundation – this Mental Health Awareness Week, 14-20 May 2018, looks at stress and how to cope with it. For many people the stresses of life can become difficult to […]


Europe Day 2018

May 9, 2018 Gareth

Today is Europe Day, which marks the anniversary of Schuman Declaration. It celebrates, along with peace and unity – the value of our fundamental rights: equality, non-discrimination, inclusion, human dignity, freedom and democracy #EuropeanUnion #europeday […]


Safer Communities

May 1, 2018 Gareth

Gareth Hardy and Richard Maxwell will fight for safer communities and properly funded police services. Be the difference on May 3rd – vote for the Liberal Democrat candidates in Soho and Jewellery Quarter #sohoandjq #jewelleryquarter […]