Joyce…at Rest – Theatre at the Coffin Works

Sat 2 and Sun 3 May performances Pre-booking essential Online booking: http:/

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Nobody knows you’ve come or gone do they? in this world.

Joyce…at Rest is a specially made site-specific performance at Newman Brothers, Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter. Brought to you by the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts, University of Birmingham. It is an original, devised production for a small audience which responds to the Newman Brothers factory and remembers the stories of this coffin fittings manufactory in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter.

There will be 5 performances over the 2-3 May weekend. 


Sat 2 May 2pm, 5pm and 8pm

Sun 3 May 1pm and 3pm

All tickets £5.00


You might like to also go on a tour of the factory while you are here?

Discounted factory tour (on purchase of a play ticket) £3.00 (usual price £5)

After you have booked your play ticket, please email or ring 0121 2334790 to book a space on a factory tour. We have added tours to comfortably fit around the performances at the following times:

  • Sat 2 May 3.30pm FACTORY TOUR
  • Sat 2 May 6.30pm FACTORY TOUR
  • Sun 3 May 11.30am FACTORY TOUR
  • Sun 3 May 4.30pm FACTORY TOUR

Refreshments included in the ticket price.


Newman Brothers is accessible – with lift access into all parts of the visitor attraction and performance areas.


Please visit for detailed information about getting to us.

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