News from the Coffin Works

Birmingham or Brummagem?

A Poem by Stephen Whyte Throughout the centuries Birmingham has been written many a way Since it was a settlement on the River Rea… Originating

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British History and Tradition

Our Christmas Traditions

As we all eagerly await the Christmas season and some much needed family time after a completely strange and unprecedented year have you ever thought

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Dead Fashionable

Fashion designers have always looked to the past for inspiration. Dior’s ‘revolutionary’ New Look was inspired by the corseted waists and full skirts of the

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