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May 2018

The Birth of Death by Joanne Tremarco

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Edge / Friction Arts, 79-81 Cheapside
Birmigham, West Midlands B12 0QH United Kingdom
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Ever thought about death…? Let Joanne Tremarco - a spiritual fool - laugh and cry you over to the other side. This solo piece (performed by Joanne Tremarco with direction from Yael Karavan) addresses ‘death’, the elephant in the ‘living’ room. Drawing on end of life conversations with her mother, training as a death doula and adventures as a Lucid Dreamer, Joanne invents a comic-tragic odyssey of the soul. A show for the dead and dying** and those who care…

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A Love That Never Dies Film Screening

May 21 @ 8:50 pm - 10:30 pm
The Electric Cinema, 47-49 Station St
Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4DY United Kingdom
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In a world of strange silences and hidden anxieties two bereaved parents search for a better way to grieve How do we grieve? Why do we grieve? And why are we afraid of those that do grieve? Jane Harris and Jimmy Edmonds’ son Josh died six years ago while travelling in SE Asia. As a way of honouring his memory, they set off on their own road trip across the USA to find out why, in a world where death…

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CremaTOURium & Natural Burial Ground Tour

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Redditch Crematorium, Bordesley Lane
Birmingham, West Midlands B97 6RR United Kingdom
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Our Crema-tour-ium trip is back! Join us as we go behind the scenes at Redditch Crematorium and then on to the beautiful Westall Park Natural Burial Ground. This unique tour will challenge preconceptions of what is possible at a funeral and dispel common myths about cremation and burial. Hosted by A Natural Undertaking Light refreshments will be provided. Please note under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. The collection point for the tour is A Natural Undertaking, 290 Vicarage Rd,…

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Precious Art and Craft Workshop

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ORT Gallery, 500-504 Moseley Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B12 9AH United Kingdom
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Free (Booking Required)

Participatory Artists, Jane Thakoordin and Margaret Murray have worked in partnership with Brum YODO since its inception in 2016. Both artists are highly experienced in working with organisations, community groups and individuals both as artists and as mental health professionals and social workers. They combine over 50 years post qualifying experience to create and sustain creative relationships that produce artistic responses to issues. For 2018, Murray and Thakoordin will work in partnership with Ort Gallery responding to the photographic exhibition…

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June 2018

Precious presented by Birmingham Artivistas and BrumYODO

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
ORT Gallery, 500-504 Moseley Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B12 9AH United Kingdom
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This exhibition will be open Tuesday - Saturday from 12pm - 5pm throughout June. On display at this event, is work produced as part of three Precious Workshops. They are free to attend, and are happening on the 11th May at the John Lewis Community Hub, on the 12th May at Beat Box, in the Library of Birmingham and on the 29th May at ORT Gallery.

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