november, 2021

tue02nov4:00 pm8:00 pmDia de Los Muertos4:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Coffin Works Event Organized By: The Coffin Works Event Type :Tours, Talks & Walks

Event Details

The Coffin Works, in collaboration with the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project brings you Día de Los Muertos!

The evening will begin with a tour of Warstone Lane and Key Hill cemeteries, followed by a tour of the Newman Brothers’ Manufactory, home of the Coffin Works’ Museum. The evening, in the true spirit of Día de los Muertos, or ‘the Day of the Dead’ pays homage to the memories of those buried in the cemeteries, as well as former Newman Brothers workers.

You will learn about Día de los Muertos traditions with Itzamna Arts. Visit Birmingham ancestors in Key Hill & Warstone Lane. Explore the Coffin Works by candlelight. Add photos & tokens of your loved ones to the ofrenda altar. Enjoy Mexican food & music in the courtyard.

Access requirements

Please have your ticket ready to show on entry. Phone screen is fine. No need to print.

Although there are paths in the cemeteries, some surfaces are uneven, with tree branches posing a hazard. Please take extra precaution by wearing suitable footwear. Open shoes are not recommended. Access around the cemeteries can be restricted if unsuitable footwear is worn.

Please meet at the entrance of Warstone Lane Cemetery at 4pm.

A lift is available at the Coffin Works Museum, with access to all areas.


Opening hours
Friday to Sunday – 11am – 4pm (last entry 3pm)



(Tuesday) 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Coffin Works

13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B3 1JP


The Coffin Works 13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B3 1J