Death Cafe of Remembrance

In another attempt to tackle death as a taboo, Final Fling is hosting a Death Café of Remembrance on Saturday 1 November at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art from 2.30-4.30pm. It’s one of many events marking To Absent Friends week – a people’s festival of storytelling and remembrance coordinated by Good Life Good Death Good Grief. Limited places…

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London Month of the Dead

Throughout October 2014 and concluding on All Souls Day, The London Month of the Dead will host a whole series of talks and events that investigate the capital’s relationship with its deceased residents. Events will include a tour of Hyde Park’s pet cemetery, a private view of the Museum of London’s bone archive, taxidermy workshops […]

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To Absent Friends Festival

To Absent Friends: a festival of remembrance launches 1-7 November 2014 across Scotland. Coordinated by Good Life Good Death Good Grief it’s been conceived as a way of remembering our loved and lost. See the film about the idea behind To Absent Friends. To Absent Friends, a People’s Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance is an opportunity to revive lost traditions and create […]

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Adrian Howells :: In Memoriam

Adrian Howells was a UK-based performance-maker who created intimate and deeply nurturing theatrical experiences.
Adrian was one of the artists involved in Final Fling’s Day of the Dead Festival in 2013. Deeply saddened by his untimely loss, we have kept his entry on Final Fling as it was, in tribute to the work he offered.

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Day of the Dead

Final Fling’s first Day of the Dead festival. A small but perfectly formed celebration of life and death it included art, chat and a bit of pop-up drumming

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