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April 2021

How can spirituality and creativity help us navigate death and loss?

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Artist and creative producer Mohammed Ali and spoken word artist Amerah Saleh in conversation with Dr Nadia Khan.  BrumYODO are delighted to present another in-conversation event; the third in our series of facilitated conversations with interesting people from the world of art, comedy & literature about death, dying and remembrance Join Birmingham-based artists Mohammed Ali and Amerah Saleh as they talk to Dr Nadia Khan (Palliative Care Consultant at John Taylor Hospice) about the intersections and connections between their creative…

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We All Know How This Ends

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

We All Know How This Ends: Anna Lyons & Louise Winter in conversation with journalist Diane Parkes  BrumYODO are delighted to present another In Conversation with event; the fourth in our series of facilitated conversations with interesting people from the world of art, comedy & literature about death, dying and remembrance. In this next In Conversation event, journalist & board member of BrumYODO, Diane Parkes talks to end-of-life doula Anna Lyons and funeral director Louise Winter about their new book,…

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How to host a Death Cafe

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online
Free

Ever wanted to run a Death Cafe but didn't know where to start? This online workshop will take you through the essentials of running a Death Cafe, so you'll feel confident to take the plunge. Join Lis Whybrow and Fran Glover (BrumYODO directors) as they guide you through the principles of running an in-person or online Death Cafe including how to: Provide a warm, inviting and confidential environment Create a forum for deeper awareness and investigation of death and dying…

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May 2021

In Memoriam by Luke Jerram

May 8 - May 16
Aston Park, Trinity Road,
Birmingham, B6 6JD United Kingdom
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BrumYODO and Birmingham Hippodrome present In Memoriam by Luke Jerram 8th - 16th May at Aston Park, Birmingham In Memoriam is a new touring artwork by internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram. The installation is a temporary memorial for the public to visit and commemorate those who have died from COVID-19. Featuring 120 flags made from bed sheets and arranged in the form of a medical logo, In Memoriam is also a tribute to NHS health and care workers who have…

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Creativity, Community and COVID: In Memoriam

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

As 'In Memoriam ', an outdoor artwork by Luke Jerram opens to visitors, join undertaker Carrie Weekes as she talks to local guest speakers on how we can find ways to commemorate the impact of COVID-19 and the fundamental role that creativity and community plays in times of crisis. With Graham Callister, Director of Festivals Birmingham Hippodrome; Dr Sarb Clare, Deputy Medical Director at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust; Marcelle Porteous of Sew Marvellous community partner in In Memoriam.…

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