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July 2014

Child Funeral Charity seminar and launch

July 23, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road
Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR. United Kingdom
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This event combines an educational seminar on Child and Baby Funerals with the official launch of the Child Funeral Charity by patron Bel Mooney, journalist and author.

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December 2014

CDAS Seminar – The Agency of the Dead

December 16, 2014 @ 2:15 pm - 5:05 pm
Centre for Death in Society, University of Bath, University of Bath
Bath, United Kingdom
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The Agency of the Dead This seminar explores, whether, and in what cultural/historical/political/personal circumstances, the dead can exert agency, are believed to exert agency, or are mobilised by the living to exert agency, are questions implicit in bereavement research into continuing bonds, and also perhaps in collective memory studies, but has yet to be thoroughly explored. Speakers: Annika Jonsson (Karlsrad University, Sweden; CDAS/SPS academic visitor), Lisa McCormick (Haverford College, USA; CDAS Associate), Joshua Graham, (CDAS, University of Bath)  

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February 2015

Overcoming the 7 Deadly Obstacles to Dying in Peace Webinar Series

February 2, 2015 @ 11:00 am - February 6, 2015 @ 12:30 pm
Unnamed Venue, Barcombe
East Sussex,

This practical webinar series, by a lay person for laypeople, identifies, assesses, and help you prepare to mitigate everyday prevalent obstacles that put the kibosh on peaceful dying. Three session series, enroll for any one or all three. Info/signup at www.AxiomAction.com/webinar2015. — February 2,4,6 2015 at 11am–12:30PM MT (US)

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Sacred Transitions

February 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - February 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Forest Row Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5DX

Sacred Transitions offers a lay-person's course to empower and inspire a timely change in our approach to death and dying. Together we will explore practical ways to care for and accompany a relative, friend or neighbour as they die. Dying can be a very sacred time of life. Awakening this aspect of ourselves can help us to have us have open conversations around dying, plan for our own future care, and be open to creative opportunities for living well until our last…

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March 2015

National Conference “Matters of Life and Death” : Keynote speakers Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP and Michael Rosen author and poet

March 13, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Central Hall, Westminster
London , SW1H 9NH United Kingdom
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The Importance of early intervention for bereaved families in areas of deprivation and beyond. Delegates will gain: - a broader view of bereavement support interventions across England - an understanding of the preventive potential of bereavement awareness and support - evidence of good practice - an appreciation of the added impact of bereavement upon children and families already experiencing poverty, deprivation, social injustice and exclusion - an opportunity to network Who should attend? - Health and Social Care Executives and…

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September 2015

Ideal Death Show 2015

September 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - September 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
St John’s House, The Broadway
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The Ideal Death Show is a weekend gathering of entrepreneurs, pioneers and progressives from the funeral industry. At the Ideal Death Show you can talk about bereavement, funeral planning and the more unusual ways that people are choosing to mark their own passing. We pick the best lecturers to talk about topics like what it feels like to die, what an embalmer does and how to write an obituary. We invite people who work in ‘funeral world’ to tell us what’s new,…

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April 2016

5 Things to Do Right Now To Save Your Family Headache and Heartache After You Die

April 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Save your family and loved ones heartache after you die? Well, you can’t really, can you? They’re just going to be grieving over the fact that you have gone. But you CAN actually lessen that heartache - and certainly lessen the headache that is likely if they discover that you haven’t sorted out any of your affairs. Or that what you have done is minimal. Listening into this call from the comfort of your home, you'll discover: The 3 most important…

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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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