Exploring the rich and fascinating past of the historic counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We uncover the history of the people, ideas and events that shaped the West Midlands and the world beyond.
HWM Shop

One of the last chances to visit the Silver Collection at Assay office Birmingham

A unique opportunity for the general public to visit the private Silver Collection at Assay Office Birmingham

Thursday 23rd October & Thursday 4th December 2014

Assay Office Birmingham is pleased to announce that it is uniquely opening its doors to the General Public and offering limited places on its popular Silver Collection Visits programme.

Usually these visits are only available to organised groups, so this is a unique opportunity to see the spectacular Silver Collection, the Library, and to hear about the history of both hallmarking and Assay Office Birmingham.

Visitors will be met with a warm welcome, including coffee and biscuits before the visit, and afterwards, in the Gift Shop, they will be able to buy gifts such as books and silver items all made in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter and hallmarked at Assay Office Birmingham. There are lots of Gift ideas for that someone special…..

The Silver Collection Visit will take place on Thursday 23rd October and Thursday 4th December at Assay Office Birmingham, with the option of a morning visit at 11.00am or an afternoon visit at 2.00pm.

Places are limited to 30 for each of the visits, so early booking is advised.

To book a place or for further information, please call us on 0871 871 6020 or email silver@theassayoffice.co.uk.

A charge of £15.00 per head is payable in advance and non-refundable.

Don't miss out on the latest news, events and films - sign up for our FREE newsletter »