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October 2014

London Month of the Dead

October 1, 2014 @ 8:00 am - November 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Various around London London, + Google Map

Throughout October 2014 and concluding on All Souls Day, The London Month of the Dead will host a whole series of talks and events that investigate the capital’s relationship with its deceased residents. Events will include a tour of Hyde Park’s pet cemetery, a private view of the Museum of London’s bone archive, taxidermy workshops and a series of Sunday death salons with talks on subjects ranging from public dissection and body snatching to reincarnation and funereal folklore. Each salon…

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Kicking the Bucket Festival

October 22, 2014 - November 13, 2014
Around Oxford United Kingdom + Google Map

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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November 2014

To Absent Friends Festival

November 1, 2014 - November 7, 2014
all across Scotland
Free

To Absent Friends, a new Festival of Storytelling and Remembrance in Scotland.

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May 2015

Horsham Festival – Celebrating the Circle of Life

May 16, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - May 24, 2015 @ 3:30 pm
Unnamed Venue Horsham area, RH12 1RJ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

Horsham May 2015: A week of inspired events and ceremonies is being created to celebrate the many dramatic and colourful moments in the journey of life.

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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

Festival of Ian Smith

October 28, 2016 - October 30, 2016
Summerhall, Edinburgh

Originally conceived as a tribute to artist, performer and Glasgow’s Mischief La-Bas Director Ian Smith, who took his own life in 2014 after suffering with clinical depression, this is an expanded version of last year’s debut in Glasgow. The aim is to celebrate death, loved ones, art and life.

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December 2016

Funerals and Stuff – Final Fling at Vegfest Scotland

December 3, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Exhibition Way
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 8YW United Kingdom
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Free

If you have values that guide your life, you will probably want those values to be reflected in your end of life. Find out more about life and death decisions at our light chat about living, dying, funerals and getting your wishes met. Last year's visitors found it inspiring, entertaining and not even weird talking about death at a Vegfest! See the programme.

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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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