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March 2017
Free

Death: an exploration

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gallery of Modern Art,
Royal Exchange Square
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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This special event invites you to share views on life and death working with a group of Masters students from Glasgow School of Art who are working on project to innovate from traditions around death. No preparation needed. Just come with an open mind, open heart and be prepared to join in the chat. Sign up on Eventbrite to secure a FREE ticket. Limited seats for rich chat.

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April 2017
£10

Brighton Death Forum presents Moribund by Gimcrack Productions

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bosco Tent,
ghton Spiegeltent, Old Stene Pleasure Garden
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1GY Select a Country:

Brighton Death Forum presents MORIBUND and the Meaning of Death a show by Gimcrack Productions at The Bosco Tent Brighton Fringe Festival. This neo-vaudevillian spectacular is appearing at The Bosco Tent for one night only at this year’s Brighton Fringe. Performance on 9th of May at 7.15pm. Tickets now on sale. Young Eleanor Hush awakes to find herself at her own funeral with no memory of how she got there. Presiding over the service is Driscoll Bleak, funeral director and…

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May 2017

Living Well, Leaving a Legacy: Dying Matters Wales 2017

May 11
SWALEC Stadium,
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Final Fling joins Dying Matters Wales 2017 for the Annual Dying Matters Awareness Week event at SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, 11 May 2017 Living Well, Leaving a Legacy What can you do? What can we do together? Barbara Chalmers will run a workshop: Too Busy to Die?

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Byw Nawr Event: Dying Matters Awareness Week

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SWALEC Stadium,
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff presents a host of exciting topics and speakers for Dying Matters Awareness Week. Professor Hywel Francis, Chair Vaughan Gething, Welsh Government - LAUNCH of Wales Advance Care Planning Website Hywel Francis, Swansea University - Hope for a Compassionate Country Karen Morgan, Welsh Government - Organ Donation Baroness Professor Finlay, Clinical Lead Wales End of Life Care - Mental Capacity and Decision-making Tracy Jones, Ty Hafan and Pat O'Meara, Aneurin Bevan UHB - Early Conversations Phil Steele, broadcaster - Coping with Loss…

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June 2017
£450

Rites of Passage Summer School 2017

June 23 - June 26
Frome, Somerset,
East Woodlands Village Hall
Frome, Somerset, BA11 5LQ
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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 @ 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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£720

Fire and Rain: Summer Soul Spa

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

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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£90.00

Dying to talk: facing death, embracing life

July 13
Grooms House,
Cumberland Lodge
Windsor, SL4 2HP United Kingdom
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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
£5

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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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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