News from the Coffin Works

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Coffin Works

Fika Off

Long before Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson or even Fanny Craddock there was Aunt Kate. What do you mean you haven’t heard of her? Well, in

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Home of Metal Shroud

  I volunteer for both The Coffin Works and Home of Metal. In my spare time I like to sew. The Shroud Room is my

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Your Nominations Please!

The people at The West Midlands Museum Development are holding their volunteer awards for 2019, which are now open. Here’s some information from them about

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Coffin Works

Laura, Twice a Volunteer

I started volunteering at the Coffin Works in September 2016, newly graduated from studying history and full of excitement about working in heritage and museums.

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