Death over Drinks

Anjuna Lounge Hazelwell Street, Stirchley, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Join us at Anjuna Lounge in Stirchley for an informal conversation in a safe and non-judgemental space, a time for reflection maybe alongside a beer and a samosa . A place for open discussion rather than grief support or counselling. The discussion is free, but Anjuna Lounge serves some very tasty Indian street food and […]


Death in the Middle Ages

Weoley Castle Alwold Road, Weoley Castle, Birmingham, United Kingdom

A Tour and Talk exploring the subject of Death in the Middle Ages followed by a Death Café. What was death like 700 years ago? How did people commemorate their dead? Find out more in this intriguing talk and tour of Weoley Castle Ruins, followed by an open conversation about death and dying today. A […]


Gallery Workshop | Let’s Explore: Dying Matters

The Barber Institute of Fine Art University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

About this event Artists have always explored death and dying through their art, producing both literal and metaphorical depictions of this universal human theme. Through guided looking, group discussion and creative activities this workshop will use selected works from the Barber’s art collection to encourage reflection, questioning and conversation around death and dying. This discussion-based […]


Good Grief at Birmingham Rep

Birmingham Rep Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ugly Bucket Theatre Company’s show Good Grief explores death and bereavement through a blend of clowning, physical theatre and music. The company wrote the piece as a tribute to their friend Tim who, after he was diagnosed with cancer, asked the team to create a show about death. Promising to make you laugh but also […]


Meet the Author – Hollie Starling

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

Author of  The Bleeding Tree, Hollie Starling will be sharing an excerpt from her book and will join in a discussion The Heath Bookshop owners Claire Dawes and Catherine Gale. About The Bleeding Tree: As summer falls into autumn, Hollie Starling is hit by the heart-stopping news that her father has died by suicide. At […]