Death Cafe @ Summerhall DeathFest

Final Fling and Friend of Fling, Andrew Tibbles (in red scarf!), have been invited by arts curators Mischief La Bas to host a Death Cafe on Sunday 30 October as part of their death festival from 28-30 October (to chime with that special time that is Hallowe’en, All Saints Day, Day of the Dead at Summerhall (popular Fringe/Festival venue) […]

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Tribute to Ian Smith

This week, we share a tribute to Ian Smith, the focus of this month’s Festival of Ian Smith at Summerhall artspace in Edinburgh. Ian co-founded Mischief La Bas.

6 years ago, Friend of Fling Barbara Millar, now an award-winning funeral celebrant, wrote a review of the work of Ian Smith at the launch of The Briggait, the stunning artspace at the heart of Glasgow’s city centre, where Mischief is still based.

Barbara kindly shares her article as a tribute to Ian Smith.

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Jimmy’s good death

Friend of Final Fling, Jimmy Stewart, is interested in achieving a good death. He became interested in knowing more about the rules and options around end of life after watching his mum die. He’s one of a growing band of us actively interested in managing our options.

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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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Kicking the Bucket Festival

THE Kicking the Bucket Festival takes place in Oxford for three weeks between October 22-November 13 and aims to puts the subjects of death and life in the spotlight.

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10 Facts about a Death Cafe

See our 10 Facts about a Death Cafe infographic to remind you what you can expect from our next Death Cafe.

Only a couple seats left. It’s in Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art, Saturday 1 Nov – upstairs in the fabby rooftop glass-walled workshop… with artists talking about creativity and remembering… and Guinness cake! What’s not to like? Book now.

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