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October 2014

Death Salon San Francisco

October 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fleet Room,Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd
San Francisco, Fleet Room, Fort Mason Center 2 Marina BlvCA 94123 United States
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Death Salon San Francisco is hosting the first ever day-long event with talks and performances all day and evening. There are a whole range of speakers and presents, including Death Salon co-founder, mortician Caitlin Doughty of The Order of the Good Death who will present "a gritty behind-the-scenes look at the death industry accompanied by reading from her newly-published memoir: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory." The link to Eventbrite gives booking details and a full listings for…

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November 2015

Natural Death Salon: Living in Two Worlds – Expanded Consciousness in Alzheimer’s and at the End of Life

November 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Natural Death Salon NW2, 20 Heber Road
London, NW2 6AA United Kingdom
£15

A talk by Maggie La Tourelle followed by discussion and mulling over the subject over a glass of wine and a tasty buffet. The Salon is hosted by Josefine Speyer A small buffet and a glass of wine or juice will be provided on arrival. Maggie’s talk and PP presentation is about expanded consciousness at the end of life. Her mother had Alzheimer’s and Maggie discovered that in the midst of endless repetition and confusion her mother had moments of…

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February 2016

FRAGILE – Exploring Art Works That Can Be Linked To Dying, Death And Loss

February 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Unnamed Venue, Heber Road
London, NW2 6AA United Kingdom
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£12 – £60

A Natural Death Salon hosted by Josefine Speyer with talks by Ursula Deniflee and Renée Pfister. At this informal event we explore various topics surrounding the human fascination with mortality. We examine and discuss contemporary art practice that we feel is intricately linked to the themes of death, dying and loss. Difficult to articulate, we rely on creative expressions by artists which can touch us in a profound way. A small buffet and a glass of wine or juice will…

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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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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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