Guest Blog: Three years in the making – the release of the Coffin Works’ Guidebook

This month’s Guest Blog Post celebrates the recent launch of the Coffin Works’ Guidebook. This beautiful publication documents the history of the Newman Brother’s Factory, its workers and the story of its recovery. Sarah Hayes, Museum Manager on site, has been part of the process since the beginning and tells the story of how this unique book was made. The … Read More

Photographers Show Their Love For JQ

On Saturday 25th March, more than one hundred photographers gathered for an InstaMeet in the Jewellery Quarter to show their love for one the most beautiful and quirky areas in the city. An InstaMeet is a social gathering of users from the popular photo & video sharing social networking site Instagram. The Instagrammers (dubbed IGers) movement is designed to encourage … Read More

JOB ALERT: Coffin Works Operations Assistant

Newman Brothers’ Coffin Works museum is looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team as a weekend operations assistant. We need an Operations Assistant to act as Duty Manager and supervise the operations and management of the Coffin Works site during weekends.  As Duty Manager you will be a key holder with responsibility for the smooth running of the … Read More

Family Fun this Easter Holiday in the Jewellery Quarter

Bring the family to the Jewellery Quarter this Easter with a variety of events and attractions throughout the holiday to keep kids busy and parents happy. To help you along the way we have broken down the family friendly attractions around the Jewellery Quarter to help you plan that perfect day out whether it’s fun, educational, or a bit of … Read More

Family days out in the Jewellery Quarter this Half-Term

Bring the family to the Jewellery Quarter this half term with a variety of events and attractions throughout the week to keep kids busy and parents happy. To help you along the way we have broken down the family friendly attractions around the Jewellery Quarter to help you plan that perfect day out whether it’s fun, educational, or a bit … Read More

Help Birmingham Conservation Trust bring back a Heritage Angel Award 2015 for Birmingham

Birmingham Conservation Trust, the charity behind the rescue of several historic buildings in the city, have been invited to London on 7th September for Historic England’s Angel Awards. They are up for the Best Rescue of an Industrial Building award for Newman Brothers Coffin Works in the Jewellery Quarter but need your support to help them bring back to Birmingham the … Read More