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March 2017

Death: an exploration

March 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Free

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

Brighton Death Forum presents Moribund by Gimcrack Productions

April 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bosco Tent, ghton Spiegeltent, Old Stene Pleasure Garden
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1GY Select a Country:
£10

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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June 2017

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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Dying to talk: facing death, embracing life

July 13, 2017
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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May 2018

Let’s speak frankly! Death Cafe in Govan

May 8, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Macmillan@Pearce Cafe, The Pearce Institute, 840 -860 Govan Rd
Govan, Glasgow G51 3UU United Kingdom
Free

Death comes to us all and yet we live in a society that is still somewhat reluctant to speak openly and frankly about it and all that it entails.   Death Cafes are an agenda-free opportunity for people to meet and share their stories, thoughts and concerns over a cup of tea and cake (free!) The event will be hosted and facilitated by Stephanie Hutchinson, a funeral and bereavement adviser for a new not-for-profit funeral directors.  All welcome although please do…

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July 2018

Dying to Talk: Facing Death, Embracing Life

July 6, 2018
The Grooms House, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park
Windsor, Berkshire SL4 2HP United Kingdom
£90

DYING TO TALK…2018  FACING DEATH - EMBRACING LIFE What does death and dying mean for you? What do you imagine to be a good death? Talking about death is never easy. And so often, those around us find it too hard, leaving us with nowhere to take our fears, our questions and our wishes. In this workshop, we are offering a place for very human conversations and exploration with others on this often taboo subject. Using the outdoors and our…

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August 2018

End of Life Doulas

August 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cafe St John’s, St John’s Church, Princes Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 4BJ United Kingdom
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£6.00

Death doulas support dying people and their families practically, emotionally and spiritually, to help them have the best possible quality of life right up to the end, and then to have the best death they can. As a private client solicitor for over 20 years, Hilary helped clients plan for the ends of their lives via Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advance Directives. Now, as an end-of-life doula, she helps people living with life limiting illness to take back control…

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