Recently I’ve visited a very interesting place in Birmingham that I have heard about by pure coincidence. If you wouldn’t know that it’s there you would never find it. Almost like with Kings Cross platform 9 and ¾ I had to really look for it and ask for help once or twice to find it. Fortunately locals knew exactly what I am after.
And there it was, imbedded in red brick industrial building, hidden under the importance and pressure of glory of Victorian window sills and arcades, gates to the long gone world of Pen Museum.
I would strongly advise anyone who has some spear time on their hands and finds themselves at Jewellery Quarters to visit this sweet little place, where you can make your own pen tips and listen to the charming old chap explaining the ways of industrial age factory. And the entrance doesn’t cost a penny.
Here are some pictures from that visit.