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  • May 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

At Death Cafes we come together to chat about death in a relaxed, safe, social environment. The Bristol Death Cafe is currently being held online, on Zoom every month. For more information about how to sign up please visit their Facebook page Our objective is “To increase awareness of the reality of death, so we (more…)

  • June 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Talking about death and dying is difficult. We might talk about our fears of giving birth to our children, our concerns as parents, our frustrations with work and relationships, and the struggles we face in life.  However rarely do we volunteer to talk about death and dying, especially our own. Join Arnos Vale staff as (more…)

  • Online talk : Traditions of Death and Burial
    June 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Death has been a source of grief and uncertainty for humanity throughout history, but it has also been the inspiration for a plethora of fascinating customs. This talk with Dr Helen Frisby, author of the Shire book Traditions of Death and Burial, (more…)

  • Death and Dying in the 19th century
    July 28, 2021
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

What happened to the bodies? During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the population of Britain boomed, and thousands of people moved from the country to the city in search of work and a better life. Overcrowded and insanitary urban living conditions were the norm for most working people, creating breeding grounds for disease and accidents. (more…)