We Need to Talk About Dying

We Need to Talk About Dying

Attitudes to death and dying in the Black Country and West Birmingham will be the focus of a virtual event on 13 May as public services workers, the community and voluntary sector, and the general public gather to share ideas about how we can be more open about the...
How to host a Death Cafe

How to host a Death Cafe

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...
Open Day at Sandwell Valley Crematorium

Open Day at Sandwell Valley Crematorium

 We’re delighted to be able to share information about the first ever Dying Matters open day at Sandwell Valley Crematorium. When you visit you will have the opportunity for people to see what services are available and to see what happens behind the scenes at a...
Be prepared… drafting the will you need

Be prepared… drafting the will you need

What could possibly go wrong? Do I even need to make a will? A practical workshop looking at the importance of having a professionally drafted will to ensure your wishes are carried out after your death. Members of Solicitors for the Elderly and STEP solicitors Lis...
Soul Midwives & End of Life Doulas In Residence at MAC

Soul Midwives & End of Life Doulas In Residence at MAC

Soul Midwives and End of Life Doulas from across the Midlands will be ‘In Residence’ at MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), they say: “We will be taking time away from our usual work in care homes, in people’s own homes, in hospitals and in hospices to be at MAC for a...