At the beginning of April TNT News Team came to Coffin Works to report on the pre-restoration phase of the project, as we packed up the final boxes of contents. This is the first in a series of reports during restoration work ...read more
Last weekend I was acting as a steward for some of the last public tours of the Coffin Works before work commences in July. During a tour, one of our visitors described to the group the concept of the life preserving coffin. ...read more
I was there when the Film Production Club from Joseph Chamberlain College spent the afternoon filming last January at The Coffin Works. It was a light day, calm, friendly, with a bunch of incredibly polite and nice young people. Oh, the power of ...read more
Below is the press release which went out earlier this week about the Growing Places Fund Grant for the Coffin Works project.
A 19th century Grade II* listed building in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is set to be transformed into a base for thriving ...
In this latest feature from our volunteer Sairah Rehman on Death in Christianity, Sairah offers us food for thought; questioning her own knowledge about Christian traditions and digging a little bit deeper into the history of cremation in this country. A very interesting read!
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Hi, my name is Clare Overton Lewis, by day I'm a biomedical scientist but in my free time I love taking photographs. My main interests are architectural details but I also love black and white photography and abstract photography. I'm looking forward to ...read more
Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Sunday tours and well as Saturday. It is still snowing in the Jewellery Quarter, conditions are freezing and BBC WM says that conditions on the roads are worse than yesterday. The advice is again not to ...read more
Birmingham Conservation Trust first became involved with the Coffin Works in 2001, when we carried out a feasibility study on the options for the future of the building. The option that was chosen was to turn about half of the factory into ...read more