Victorian Funerals

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  • "Victorian Funerals" poster. Man and woman stand in front of a window, dressed in Victorian clothing, they face each other and hold candles up in front of them.

Join us on Thursday 9th November, for in a special evening tour and talk.

Doors will open for this event at 4pm, but we strongly recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment.

At 4.30pm, take part in an atmospheric candlelit tour of the Coffin Works Factory opened by the Newman Brothers in 1894. They produced coffin fittings of the highest quality, perfect for dignitaries and royalty. Please be aware that lighting levels will be lower than for normal tours.

At 5.30pm, find out about the fascinating traditions surrounding Victorian funeral practice in an informative, illustrated talk led by Josie Wall. The talk will last 45 minutes, plus time for refreshments and the ticket price includes hot drinks and biscuits. This event ends at 6.30pm.

Tickets are £12, available via Eventbrite.

If you would like further information please contact us on 0121 233 4790 or email

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