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April 2016

Reflections on Death and Dying

April 23, 2016
Baptist Church Hall, High Street
Tenterden, Kent TN30 6BB United Kingdom
Free

A one day event raising awareness of end of life choices. There are talks from inspiring people, an exhibition showing the many natural options for funerals, poetry, a Death Café, decorating a coffin and so much more.

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June 2016

Mourning Conversation Festival

June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - June 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Lewes Town, Lewes
Nr Brighton, East Sussex Bn7 United Kingdom
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A week long festival of events enabling us all to have the big conversation about End of Life. We'll speak of grief, we'll dance with the spirit of our loved ones who've gone on the big adventure. Grief walking, theatre, making shrines, telling stories, silence, chatty stuff. Meet Death Doulas, holistic funeral arrangers, draw up your own funeral wishes.  Events will take place in lots of different venues all around fascinating, anarchic Lewes deep int eh heart of the chalky…

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October 2016

Grief and Bereavement 2 day course

October 6, 2016 - October 7, 2016
Green Fuse, 18 Dart Mills, Totnes Road
Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0NF United Kingdom
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£450

Grief and Bereavement  2 day course Grief and bereavement theories, and especially those relating to children, have changed over recent years from “getting over the loss” to “managing to live with  loss”.  Grief is a complex process and has a major impact on bereavement. It may begin before the person dies as the roles they have played in life disappear and communication becomes difficult, and certainly will be present during the time the funeral practitioner works with families. Having a…

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January 2017

In the Mirror of Death

January 21, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street
Manchester, M2 5NS United Kingdom
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£90 – £135

In the Mirror of Death: An Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist Understanding of Death and Dying. Inspired by The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, by Sogyal Rinpoche. This 3-day course - led by Margaret Tatham and Vicky Palethorpe - guides participants through the essential teachings on dying and death from the Buddhist tradition of Tibet.

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June 2017

Rites of Passage Summer School 2017

June 23, 2017 - June 26, 2017
Frome, Somerset, East Woodlands Village Hall
Frome, Somerset, BA11 5LQ
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£450

Rites of Passage Summer School 2017 - with GILLY ADAMS and SUE GILL. If you are at a moment of transition in your life or would like to expand your personal practice, this four day Summer School is an opportunity to examine the Hows and Whys of ceremony and celebration in practical and experiential ways.

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THE THING ABOUT FUNERALS IS… (part I)

June 24, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Why do we do funerals the way we do? How else might we say our goodbyes? If you were planning your own funeral, might it differ from the one you'd get if family organised it? Does that matter? What have you learned about funerals from experience?

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July 2017

THE THING ABOUT FUNERALS IS… (part II)

July 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - July 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Final Fling is delighted to have been accepted to take part in the phenomenon that is Marlie Mul's 'This Exhibition Has Been Cancelled'. We'll be exploring funerals, why we have them, what's changing and find out whether they deliver what we need.

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Fire and Rain: Summer Soul Spa

July 11, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Big Beach House, Shore Road
Whiting Bay, Scotland KA27 8PZ United Kingdom
£720

Retreat in Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, for people who have lost their life partner. Treat yourself this summer to a short break with beach walks, tour of the island and picnic lunch at the standing stones of Machrie Moor. Space to just be....in the company of people who really understand.

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October 2017

Fire & Rain ~ Autumn Colours Soul Spa

October 1, 2017 - October 7, 2017
Big Beach House, Shore Road
Whiting Bay, Scotland KA27 8PZ United Kingdom
£1350

Retreat in Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, for people who have lost their life partner. Treat yourself this summer to a feelgood break with beach walks, tour of the island and trip to Holy Isle, creative things, gourmet food and much more. Space to just be….in the company of people who really understand.

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December 2017

Fire & Rain ~ Winter Glow Soul Spa

December 10, 2017 - December 16, 2017
Big Beach House, Shore Road
Whiting Bay, Scotland KA27 8PZ United Kingdom
£1350

Retreat in Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, for people who have lost their life partner. Treat yourself to something nice in the run up to Christmas, which is such a difficult time for us widows and widowers.

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