Fran Hall
Bristol Culture ‘Death and the Human Experience’ & ‘Death, is it your right to choose?’ Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Lavish, visually stunning and highly accessible for people of all ages, Death and the Human Experience was conspicuously successful in spurring people to think and talk about death and dying.
Fran Hall
Fresh out of the box and ready for reading, here’s the e-book that is essential for the library of anyone with an interest in anything funereal. Or actually anyone with an interest in life. Enough said. Published today. Buy it here.  
Fran Hall
In sad news this week, The Telegraph’s advertorial-disguised-as-editorial series of funeral cost hysteria continues.  This time it’s a well-heeded warning to check before you hand over your money to a funeral plan complete with projections of the outrageous cost of dying in 2023. Concerned readers need not worry.  Simply purchase
Fran Hall
Brighton looks like the place to be for anyone with half an interest in funeralworld this May – GFG favourite Liz Rothschild is performing her one-woman show Outside The Box at the Brighton Fringe Festival from May 14th – 17th. Billed as ‘A live show about death’, Outside The Box
Charles Cowling
  Book review: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty Caitlin Doughty, graduate in medieval history and author of a sunny thesis entitled The Suppression of Demonic Births in Late Medieval Witchcraft Theory, rejects a promising career in academia in favour of one as a corpse handler and incinerator of
Charles Cowling
    Posted by Vale I was listening to a programme about the recordings John Betjeman made with Jim Parker, setting his verse to some glorious music. Until they played this, though, I’d forgotten how dark Betjeman could be. On A Portrait Of A Deaf Man The kind old face,
Charles Cowling
    Posted by Vale ‘Webster was much possessed by death And saw the skull beneath the skin’ Today 21st century body art offers the opportunity to go one step further and actually put the skull there. It’s called a sub dermal implant and it’s what you can do when
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Daniel Lane of Leedam Natural Heritage Free to enter and open to all We would like all you seasoned and budding photographers alike to grab your cameras and make your way to our natural burial ground near you. Get creative and send us your best. Whether that’s a floral
Charles Cowling
  The Memorial Awareness Board has asked us to publicise the following competition and, of course, we are very happy to do that.    The Memorial Awareness Board have been hosting a national photo competition. With over 200 great entries the ten shortlisted have been confirmed and their photos are now published on
Charles Cowling
  Posted by Kitty I’ve just watched a 3D film at the cinema. Yes! On a weekday morning. The film was Gravity. Despite its minimal dialogue, it covers topics such as courage, mortality, bereavement and survival. I made the mistake of taking my other half. He completely spoiled the drive home.