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Alternative Tours

c/o Pen Museum, 60 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B1 3HS

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Alternative Tours specialise in bespoke group tours (10 to 50 people) of Birmingham's unique and historic Jewellery Quarter where an estimated 40% of UK jewellery is still made and also tours of  its famous Balti Triangle. These tours take visitors for an exclusive look behind the scenes of jewellers and silversmiths  (Jewellery Quarter Tours) and balti restaurants for an insight into what is a genuine balti, as first created in Birmingham, with  cookery demonstration, three course balti meal and fun curry quiz. (Balti Triangle Tours). Visits to museums, historical walks, lunch/dinner and shopping can also be factored into the Jewellery Quarter package.

Alternative Tours are run by business partners Andy Munro (author of 'Going For A Balti' and previously Regeneration Director for the Jewellery Quarter) and Anna Gibson (previously Marketing Director and Events Consultant for the Jewellery Quarter). Both Leisure and Educational Visits can be catered for. '

Additional Information:

  • Private tours available
  • Groups: Min pax 10, Max Pax 50
  • Accessibility can be catered for although may impact on the type of tailored package eg. walking tour.
  • Parking Advice available for Coach Groups and free meal for coach driver on Balti Tour




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