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October 2015

Cancer and meditation: let go of the fear

October 18, 2015
Boswedden House, Cape Cornwall
St Just, Cornwall TR19 &NJ United Kingdom
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£25 – £40

New One Day Workshop  18th October 2015, 10-5.30 pm Boswedden House, St Just, Cornwall   For old and new meditators and for all those with or affected by cancer. A chance to give yourself  some healing and rest... to come back to yourself. Explore ways to be with cancer and how it affects your life. This day will be run by Archa Robinson, Rene Crouch ONC BA Macmillan and Sans Robinson. For more info please call Archa on 01736 799231 or 07968 959 540.

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January 2016

Death Cafe @ The Glad

January 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Glad Cafe, 1006 Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow, G41 2HG United Kingdom
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Our first Death Cafe of the year returns to The Glad in Glasgow's southside. Free to attend, get yourself a cuppa and a cake at the bar and join us for two hour free rambling around life and death. No experience of death necessary. Friendship guaranteed.

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March 2016

Good Death Cafe

March 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Nuneaton Town Centre and United Reform Church Hall, Nuneaton Town Centre United Kingdom

Event to promote the communication of what a good death is with the general public of our local area There are many sponsors attending including staff from the Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Macmillan Nurses and George Eliot NHS Trust Hospital staff members being on hand to discuss issues relevant to members of the general public on how to plan for a good death

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April 2016

Reflections on Death and Dying

April 23, 2016
Baptist Church Hall, High Street
Tenterden, Kent TN30 6BB United Kingdom

A one day event raising awareness of end of life choices. There are talks from inspiring people, an exhibition showing the many natural options for funerals, poetry, a Death Café, decorating a coffin and so much more.

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May 2016

Fling’s BIG Conversation: Final Fling event for Dying Matters Awareness Week

May 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G43 Select a Country:
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FREE (donations)

Final Fling is holding a BIG Conversation event: two workshops and two drop-in advice sessions, to celebrate Dying Matters Awareness Week. JOIN US! The Big Conversation is the theme of Dying Matters Awareness Week 2016. The point is to encourage people to talk, think and plan with end of life in mind. We're doing our bit. FLING'S BIG CONVERSATION Monday 9 May :: 10am-1pm FREE  "Like a Death Cafe with bells on" Kinning Park Complex, Cornwall Street, Glasgow G41 1BA WORKSHOPS 10-12…

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June 2016

Mourning Conversation Festival

June 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - June 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Lewes Town, Lewes
Nr Brighton, East Sussex Bn7 United Kingdom
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A week long festival of events enabling us all to have the big conversation about End of Life. We'll speak of grief, we'll dance with the spirit of our loved ones who've gone on the big adventure. Grief walking, theatre, making shrines, telling stories, silence, chatty stuff. Meet Death Doulas, holistic funeral arrangers, draw up your own funeral wishes.  Events will take place in lots of different venues all around fascinating, anarchic Lewes deep int eh heart of the chalky…

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October 2016

Death Cafe @ Summerhall DeathFest

October 30, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Summerhall, Summerhall Place
Edinburgh, Lothian EH9 1PL United Kingdom
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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) in Edinburgh. Timing for the Death Cafe has to be confirmed as the programme comes together, but it will be on the Sunday for a…

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September 2017

Circle of Life Exhibition

September 30, 2017 @ 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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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

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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October 2018

Death Cafe with Final Fling and Mischief La Bas

October 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Woodlands workspace, 66 Ashley Street
Glasgow, G3 6HW United Kingdom

Join us for a chat about death, dying, bereavement and anything in-between for this informal, death cafe style event. The event is part of Mischief la-bas' Good Grief - celebrating life and death series. Co-hosted by Barbara Chalmers of Final Fling and Angie Dight of Mischief La-bas. Soup, bread, tea and coffee will be provided. Not suitable for under 16s. Email Angie at Mischief la Bas for more info. FREE TO ATTEND BUT YOU MUST RESERVE A SEAT ON EVENTBRITE.

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