Annual General Meeting 2019

John Crabtree OBE

Thank you from everyone present at our AGM for the Talk/presentation by the Lord Lieutenant John Crabtree OBE focusing on his work as Chair of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee and what the event might mean/opportunities for the Heritage sector and also his connections with Brandauer given their pen making heritage and his […]

Bostin’ Creative Arts & Theatre

Bostin' Creative Arts & Theatre
Bostin' Creative Arts & Theatre After the most successful/manic/so worth it week here is a link to the process of ‘Forewords!’ All thanks to Martin McNally. A huge thanks to the Pen Museum, Four Dwellings Academy and Turves Green Girls School! Give it a watch and let us know what you think. Forewords Project Forewords [...]

Bostin’ Creative “Forewords”

Bostin' Creative Arts & Theatre
Women of the Pen Trade This year, we at Bostin' Creative were awarded Arts Council funding to work with Turves Green Girls School and Four Dwellings Academy, in partnership with the Birmingham Pen Museum. Together, using the Women of the Birmingham Pen Trade as our artistic stimulus, we have created a promenade piece of Theatre, [...]

Suffrage Exhibition & the Winner Is!

Linda Toft - Clock
Suffrage Exhibition Prize Giving As reported in the Summer edition of Pentalk, the Penscribes at the Pen Museum mounted an exhibition of calligraphy in the museum entitled “Suffrage”.  In the spirit of the subject matter, visitors and volunteers were invited to vote on which piece of work most appealed to them.  The slips have now [...]

Amazon Referral Donations

Amazon Associates
Shopping at Amazon Holiday Time is on the way - Christmas shopping with Amazon and Donations to Us! Buy products from Amazon? Then just click through using our Amazon Associates link and 5% or more of your purchases could be making its way back to The Pen Museum. It really is that easy, you don't [...]

Bostin’ Creative – Arts & Theatre

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The Pen Museum is an ideal place for school and group visits. Whether you’re an adult learner, community group or school you can enjoy guided tours, making and using a range of pens and even dressing up. Schools & Special Groups

Jewellery Quarter Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail
Halloween Trail & Treats Celebrate Halloween in the historic Jewellery Quarter throughout October half-term with the Jewellery Quarter Halloween Trail! There will be no tricks only free treats for any families who visit one of the five participating venues in costume between Saturday 27 October – Sunday 4 November. Pick up one of the free [...]

World Calligraphy Day 2018

World Calligraphy Day
World Calligraphy Day Manuscript Pen Company are celebrating the success of the second World Calligraphy Day across the world. World Calligraphy Day 2018 The renowned pen manufacturer celebrated the popular craft at The Pen Museum, as people put pen to paper both in Birmingham and throughout the globe on the second World Calligraphy Day. There [...]