A 'sort of dress' - making shrouds in the 1950s

A 'sort of dress' - making shrouds in the 1950s

Chatting to my neighbour, Barbara, recently I discovered that when she was younger she had worked for a company making shrouds for funeral directors. Her stories really made me smile; they highlighted the human face behind a business which would rarely have been discussed. We agreed that they should be shared, so, illustrated by photographs kindly supplied […]

Best Business 2015

Best Business 2015

We’re so pleased to be have been awarded ‘Best Business 2015’ by the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce this month, and would like to thank all our friends, families and colleagues for their support and guidance so far! If you’d like to know more about the award, read on… here’s an extract from the Birmingham Chamber […]

Death Cafe - 29.3.15

Death Cafe - 29.3.15

The Death Cafe returns to The Coffin Works on 29th March following positive feedback for the Cafe in January. The Death Cafe runs from 1.00 – 3.00pm. The Coffin Works is Birmingham’s newest heritage attraction. Opened in October 2014, the restored Newman Brothers factory is a former coffin furniture manufactory giving us a taste of […]