Flowers to die for

The Coffin Works 13 - 15 Fleet Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Interactive funeral flowers pop-up display in Birmingham’s grade II listed Coffin Works - explore ideas for what natural, sustainable funeral flowers can be and make your own compostable mini wreath with a dried flower embellishment to take away.

‘The Archaeology of Loss’ – author event with Sarah Tarlow

The Heath Bookshop (Kings Court (opposite Asda), R/O94 High Street, Kings Heath,, Birmingham

Come and join us at The Heath Bookshop for an evening with author, Sarah Tarlow. As part of A Matter of Life and Death Festival 2024 we are delighted to showcase her book, 'The Archaeology of Loss' and hear about the writing of her very first memoir. Sarah Tarlow is a British archaeologist and academic. As […]

Discover the Birmingham Catacombs walking tour

Jewellery Quarter Station Vyse Street, Birmingham

Join the popular guide Kevin Thomas on this walking tour, in association with Brum YODO, to discover one of the city’s best-kept secrets, From the druid burial that should be at Stonehenge; the graves of Alfred Bird of Birds custard, the man who invented tennis and the inventor of the lightbulb to the Jewellery Quarter’s connection with the Titanic and the printer whose embalmed body was moved around Birmingham.


Coffins, Cake & Connection

St Chads Church 160 New Rd, Rubery, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Afternoon Road Show for citizens to find out about support for death, loss, & end of life matters.

Interfaith walk

Join us on this walk around Lozells and Handsworth and find out about the rituals and practices following death and bereavement within diverse faiths. There will be stops at different places of worship hearing personal stories of what happens in the immediate aftermath of a death, what services are held, how do people mourn and what support is given by the faith community.