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April 2016

Grief and the Impact on Your Business

April 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
FACT (Forres Area Community Trust), i Leask Road
FOrres, Moray IV36 1SW United Kingdom
£5

In Scotland in 2014, there were 3367 deaths in the Highlands. At a very minimum, at least four people are affected by each death, that’s over 13,000 people who are very likely still grieving to some extent or another. This can have a big impact on business, in many different ways, and is important for business owners to be aware of. Jane Duncan Rogers, small business coach, speaker and author of Gifted By Grief: A True Story of Cancer, Loss…

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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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Before I Go: Practical Questions to Ask and Answer Before You Die workshop

May 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G43 Select a Country:
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Free

If you died, would your partner/child be able to access your accounts? Would they know what had been precious to you and what not? Would they be able to follow a clear guide as to how you want your end of life or funeral to be? Explore the impact of these questions and many more that will affect your loved ones after you die, all outlined in Jane’s new workbook Before I Go: Practical Questions to Ask and Answer Before…

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End of Life Doula Foundation Course

May 13, 2016 @ 9:30 am - May 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Chatelherault Country Park, Ferniegair ,
Hamilton, , South Lanarkshire ML3 7UE United Kingdom
£475

Have you ever felt that you have a part to play in supporting people at the end of life, but are unsure how to go about it? This 5-day Foundation course will support you to gain a deeper understanding about living and dying well and build your confidence to be alongside death.   The first of our training courses to take place in SCOTLAND on 13th, 14th, 15th May+ June 18th and 19th 2016 The course over 3 + 2 days is…

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October 2016

Grief and Bereavement 2 day course

October 6, 2016 - October 7, 2016
Green Fuse, 18 Dart Mills, Totnes Road
Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0NF United Kingdom
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£450

Grief and Bereavement  2 day course Grief and bereavement theories, and especially those relating to children, have changed over recent years from “getting over the loss” to “managing to live with  loss”.  Grief is a complex process and has a major impact on bereavement. It may begin before the person dies as the roles they have played in life disappear and communication becomes difficult, and certainly will be present during the time the funeral practitioner works with families. Having a…

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January 2017

In the Mirror of Death

January 21, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street
Manchester, M2 5NS United Kingdom
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£90 – £135

In the Mirror of Death: An Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist Understanding of Death and Dying. Inspired by The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, by Sogyal Rinpoche. This 3-day course - led by Margaret Tatham and Vicky Palethorpe - guides participants through the essential teachings on dying and death from the Buddhist tradition of Tibet.

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June 2017

Rites of Passage Summer School 2017

June 23, 2017 - June 26, 2017
Frome, Somerset, East Woodlands Village Hall
Frome, Somerset, BA11 5LQ
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£450

Rites of Passage Summer School 2017 - with GILLY ADAMS and SUE GILL. If you are at a moment of transition in your life or would like to expand your personal practice, this four day Summer School is an opportunity to examine the Hows and Whys of ceremony and celebration in practical and experiential ways.

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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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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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