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Newman Brothers at the Coffin Works, 13-15 Fleet Street
Tel : 0121 233 4790
Thursday 13th April at 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Wednesday 19th April at 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Clock in for a shift at the Coffin Works and take a dedicated family-friendly tour of this fantastic Victorian Factory. The interactive tour will be led by our Learning Manager, Lorraine. Get a chance to discover the sights and sounds of factory life from live drop stamp demonstrations to stories of former worker and a chance to handle original products. There will also be chance to try your hand at some Easter themed arts and craft activities during the session.
Spaces are limited so pre-booking is advised by calling 0121 233 4790 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All of our tours are suitable for children, and our Easter Egg Trail will be available on all tours during half-term, but these family tours are specifically just for families exploring the factory together!
Directions & Parking
Address: 13-15 Fleet Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B3 1JP
Walking on foot
We are only a short walk from both the Library of Birmingham and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. You can find us on the other side of the Ring Road. There is an underpass or you can use the crossings. Please take care crossing Paradise Circus.
We have bike racks in the Courtyard.
Travelling by Car
Please be aware, due to the Paradise development, there will be a series of road diversions in place which will have an affect on Fleet Street where we are based. Please leave yourself plenty of travel time!road diversions 2014
From the M6 Junction 6
Leave the M6 at junction 6 and follow signs for City Centre (A38). After approximately 2 miles the road becomes elevated. Keep following the A38 and go under the tunnel (St Chad’s Circus Queensway) keeping in the left-hand lane.
As you emerge from the tunnel, filter left following signs for The International Convention Centre i.e. re-joining the main dual carriageway. DO NOT GO UNDER THE NEXT TUNNEL. Stay in the right-hand lane and turn 360 degrees at the island (Paradise Circus) back into Great Charles Street following signs for The North M6, passing the college on your left.
Take first left (traffic lights into Newhall Street and first left (traffic lights) into Lionel Street. Continue to the end of the street and turn right at the Shakespeare Pub. Follow the road round to the right into Fleet Street (Fleet Street Kitchen at top of hill). You will find us about 20 metres down on the right). Fleet Street is a one-way street.
From the M5, Junction 3
Take the junction 3 exit from the M5 and follow sign A456 to Birmingham West and Central. After approximately 5.5 miles you will pass the Plough and Harrow hotel on your left – get into the right-hand lane and continue along A456 through the underpass.
You will emerge into Broad Street. Shortly after passing the International Convention Centre (on left), follow signs for The North M6 at island into Great Charles Street. Take first left (traffic lights) into Newhall Street and first left (traffic lights) into Lionel Street. Continue to the end of the street and turn right at the Shakespeare Pub. Follow the road round to the right into Fleet Street (Fleet Street Kitchen at top of hill). You will find us about 20 metres down on the right). Fleet Street is a one-way street.
By Public Transport
Travelling by Train
Birmingham New Street
We are a 10-minute walk from Birmingham New Street. Visitors should follow signs for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) and cross over at Great Charles Street Queensway, a dual carriageway located at the rear of BMAG. From there, head straight on, which will bring you on to Newhall Street. Carry on walking for around 50 metres and Fleet Street is the second road on the left. Newman Brothers is located at the top end of the road.
Birmingham Snow Hill
If travelling from Snow Hill Station, this is roughly another 10-minute walk. Leave the station and turn right on to Colmore Row. Head down that road for approximately 300 metres until you reach traffic lights, where you’ll also find York’s Bakery located on the right. Cross over on to Newhall Street and turn right. Head down Newhall Street until you reach Great Charles Street Queensway. From there, head straight on, which will bring you on to Newhall Street. Carry on walking for around 50 metres and Fleet Street is the second road on the left. Newman Brothers is located at the top end of the road.
Travelling by Bus
Services 8A and 8C (Inner Circle) and 101 from Birmingham City Centre (Colmore Row) and Handsworth serve the Warstone Lane clock in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter (10 minute walk to Newman Brothers).
Services 16, 74 and 75 run along Constitution Hill and Great Hampton Street stopping close to Vyse Street (20 minute walk to Newman Brothers).
Birmingham City Centre Bus Stops.
Our nearest stops are the Paradise Circus Interchange (5 minutes walk) and Snow Hill Interchange (10 minutes walk).
We recommend that you check bus times before travel.
Traveline 0871 200 22 33
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