Jingle Bell Jog

Jingle Bell Jog

It might have been a wet and muddy morning in Kings Heath park on Sunday 6th December but it didn’t stop nearly 400 Santas from jogging to raise funds for St Mary’s hospice in Selly Oak. St Mary’s hospice provides much needed support for around 1,200 people per year across Birmingham and Sandwell, not only […]

Death Cafe - 29.11.15

Death Cafe - 29.11.15

Join us for a relaxed and informal Death Cafe Birmingham at Impact Hub Digbeth with lovely hosts Andrew and Stuart Lightheart on Sunday 29th November, 2-4pm. Tickets are free but you do need to reserve your place. You can do this via the eventbrite website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss […]

Kings Heath Festival

Kings Heath Festival

It was great to be part of the second ever Kings Heath Street Festival on Sunday 13th September. With thousands visiting the York Road and Heathfield Road attractions, we were kept on our toes throughout the day. Whilst it might have seemed a little strange to see a cardboard coffin at a street festival our […]

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 […]

Beer Festival Feb 2015

Beer Festival Feb 2015

We’re really excited to be sponsoring a beer barrel at this year’s Moseley & Kings Heath beer festival. As a local business it’s important for us to be supporting our community where we can. For information on what the money raised will support, visit the Moseley & Kings Heath Beer Festival website And as far […]