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October 2020

How Can Public Art Connect Grieving Communities? Orit Azaz in conversation with Luke Jerram & Mohammed Ali

29/10/2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

BrumYODO are delighted to present an in-conversation event with acclaimed artists Luke Jerram and Mohammed Ali, hosted by Orit Azaz. We will consider art and creativity as responses to COVID-19, how we approach acts of communal remembrance and memorial, and how public art can enable us to have better conversations about death and dying. Internationally renowned facilitator & creator Orit Azaz will speak to Luke Jerram about his new public artwork ‘In Memoriam’, created in response to the pandemic, and…

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November 2020

Virtual Death Café followed by Q&A on legalities of death

05/11/2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Kath and Lis BrumYODO members at this online Death Cafe. A Death Cafe is a group of people who join together to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death and dying in a safe and non-judgemental space. It is intended as a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. There will be an opportunity afterwards to discuss legal matters surrounding death and dying with Lis Whybrow who is a Private Client solicitor who was recently working…

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December 2020

Grief gathering: Co-hosted by Fevered Sleep & BrumYODO

07/12/2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A small, free group conversations about grief and open to all.

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How Can Laughter Help Us Talk About Death & Grief? Comedian Robin Ince and undertaker, Carrie Weekes in Conversation with Nikki Tapper

16/12/2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

BrumYODO is delighted to present another 'In-Conversation With' event. A 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, BBC Radio’s Nikki Tapper talks to Robin Ince, acclaimed comedian and co-host of Radio 4s The Infinite Monkey Cage; and award-winning undertaker and comedy fan Carrie Weekes about the importance of laughter and humour as part of acceptance, grieving and remembrance. *please note that…

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January 2021

Virtual Death Cafe followed by Undertaker Q&A

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We can't have a face to face gathering at this time- so you'll have to provide your own food and drink for this one! But never in our lifetimes have we had to contend with such unprecedented changes to our lifestyle, and threats to our health and wellbeing. Never has there been such a need to talk about death and dying, and we are not able to meet each other face-to-face to do this, with as yet, no specified end.…

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