Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association

Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association

Charity information

Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association

The Pen Museum seeks to promote and preserve the history and legacy of the steel Pen Trade in Birmingham, for the advancement of the education and benefit of the public. The Museum showcases the skill and craftsmanship of the Pen Makers and their employees and also houses historic artefacts and ephemera related to the art of writing. The Museum was established in 2001 and our dedicated team of volunteers was awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service in 2016.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    To promote and preserve the history and legacy of the steel Pen Trade in Birmingham, for the advancement of the education and benefit of the public. To maintain a museum that showcases the skill and craftsmanship of the Pen Makers and their employees and also houses historic artefacts and ephemera related to the art of writing.

  • Aims

    Birmingham Pen Trade Heritage Association aims to:

    • o Achieve financial sustainability o Engage people in the heritage of the Pen Trade
  • Overview

    Established: April 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1064945

    Board members: 7

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 25

    Phone number: 01212369834

    Address: Unit 3 The Argent Centre, 60 Frederick Street B1 3HS

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