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June 2017

THE THING ABOUT FUNERALS IS… (part I)

June 24 @ 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 @ 12:00 pm - July 8 @ 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 - July 14
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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Dying to talk: facing death, embracing life

July 13
Grooms House, Cumberland Lodge
Windsor, SL4 2HP United Kingdom
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£90.00

An opportunity to talk about death and dying and explore what it means for us in beautiful surroundings of Windsor Great Park.  

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August 2017

Is This It ?

August 18 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St Johns Church, Princes St
Edinburgh, EH2 4BJ United Kingdom
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£5

A one-woman show that looks death in the face and tells it like it is, straight from the corpse’s mouth. A warm wry take on the journey from cradle to grave, through love and loss and all that death brings in its wake. This piece brings us up close and personal and asks some of the big questions: How do we deal with death when it comes to the door? What binds us together, what tears us apart?

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September 2017

Circle of Life Exhibition

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall St
Glasgow, G2 3NY United Kingdom
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free Admission

Circle of Life Exhibition An event showcasing small creative businesses, organisations and charities working with heart in the domains and ceremonies of birth, life and death Royal Concert Hall Glasgow Saturday 30th September 2017 10am - 5pm The Circle of Life exhibition is a not for profit opportunity for artisans and small companies who work sensitively with birth, life and death issues to showcase their work to the general public in Glasgow. As the venue is central to the city,…

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October 2017

Fire & Rain ~ Autumn Colours Soul Spa

October 1 - October 7
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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Key Aspects of After Death Body Care

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
In the Moment Centre, 72 Berkerley Street
Glasgow, G3 7DS United Kingdom
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£45

This is an introduction to all aspects of after death body care in a home setting. Delivered by Angie McLachlan, with Ichabod Smith, her 'death dummy'. Angie and Ichabod train funeral directors for Green Fuse, are members of the Good Death Guild and winners of the Good Funeral Guide Awards 2015. Angie has a wealth of experience to share. The course is suitable for anyone with an interest in home death care and home funerals, whether personally or professionally. No…

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November 2017

To Absent Friends Supper

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G43 Select a Country:
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Free

Kinning Park Complex and Final Fling present ABSENT FRIENDS SUPPER 6-9pm Thursday 9 November 2017 Kinning Park and Final Fling invite you to an Absent Friends Supper as part of the national To Absent Friends festival. The Absent Friends Supper is a celebration of our loved-and-lost through friendship, storytelling, food and music. Storytelling is provided by all the guests. Music is provided by Blackletter, whose speciality is ‘playing sad songs at a variety of tempos’. Laments and heel-kicking music will…

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December 2017

Fire & Rain ~ Winter Glow Soul Spa

December 10 - December 16
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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