Culture Recovery Fund – Round 1 CRF1

13th October 2020 Pen Museum Update Absolutely thrilled to have been awarded funding as part of the Culture Recovery Fund. This vital support will help improve access to our unique and wonderful steel pen collection and enable us to recount the important social history of Birmingham’s 19th Century pen workers whose skill and craftsmanship helped [...]

Culture Recovery Fund – Round 2

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2nd April 2021 Pen Museum Museum Update. Absolutely thrilled to have been awarded funding as part of the Culture Recovery Fund. Andy Munro, Chair of the Trustees of the Pen Museum said;   "The Pen Museum Trustees and Volunteers are grateful for the continued support from the Arts Council and the Government Cultural Recovery Fund.  It [...]

Argent Centre – Revealed

The home of Birmingham's Pen Museum, the Argent Centre has undergone restoration. The work was undertaken by owners of the Argent Centre; Midlands Industrial Association supported by JQ Townscape Heritage, a National Lottery Heritage Fund scheme. The scheme with works to restore the property and reinstate corner the two turrets is now complete. The Argent [...]

Culture Recovery Fund – Round 1

13th October 2020 Pen Museum Update Absolutely thrilled to have been awarded funding as part of the Culture Recovery Fund. This vital support will help improve access to our unique and wonderful steel pen collection and enable us to recount the important social history of Birmingham’s 19th Century pen workers whose skill and craftsmanship helped [...]

2020 Fundraising Appeal

2020 Fundraising Appeal Our heartfelt thanks go out to every one of our generous Crowdfunding supporters who helped us raise an amazing £6,163 in just 41 days. We will be in touch in due course as well with all those generous supporters who also selected a reward with their donation. Whilst we have been fortunate [...]