Friday 1st November

Art Bank, Shepton Mallet

Death friendly cafe 

Space for open conversation

10am-4pm


Touch therapies for the end of life  Dorothy House Hospice demonstrates  - also information point

10-12pm


Keys to the Golden City

A musical journey around the cycle of life

1.30-3pm


'How did we become so death phobic?'

Talk by death doula and soul midwife Mike Grenville

3..30-4.30pm


Dead good music 

With death friendly bar for open conversation

9-11pm

St.Cuthbert's Church, Wells

--- EVENTS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ---


 Haircuts for free and chat with Tom Barber from the Lion Barbers Collective

12-5pm


Bringing Hope from losing our son to suicide

Don & Lynne Hart

12pm-1.30pm


Art & Our Feelings 

Nicola Ley

1.30pm-2.45pm


Horticulture & Ecotherapy for mental wellbeing

Deb Millar

3pm-3.30pm


Presentation: Everybody has a Body 

(even when dead)

Olive Howland Milne

4pm-4.45pm


Building Resilience with Qigong  

Mark Pogson

4-5pm



Drumming to Remember  

Peta Yapp

5–7pm


Death DJ and Loop station   

Maestro: Jae & Jesse

7pm -8pm


Way of Council 

How to build your supportive community 

Tim & Kaz

8pm – 9pm

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(Events below continuous over Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November)


Making a Memorial Altar Piece 

Charlotte MacMillan


How to ask those difficult questions about depression & suicide

Rachel Edgecombe


Papyrus stand 

Don and Lynne Hart


Death friendly café 

Space open for honest conversation


In Memoriam - 

Space to Honour and Remember:

Babies who have died

Lost Loved Ones

Family Pets

Goddess House, Glastonbury


Make your end of life plan

Jane Diamond

10.30am-5.30pm


Return of the Death Priestess

Bee Helygen

 5.45pm-7.15pm





Red Brick Buildings, Glastonbury

(Evening only)

A Candelit Evening of Music 

Curated by Stevie Pea

From 8m til late

Bocabar will be open for food and drink 

Sweet Track Centre, Glastonbury

Explore how grief is expressed and released through movement and posture 

Kate Bee

7.30-9.30pm


Sweet Track, Centre is at 

44a Glastonbury High St

Bridie's Yard, Glastonbury

'Dios Les Muertes' 

Altar and offerings space 


Bridie's Yard, Northover Buildings, Beckery Old Rd,Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9N

Saturday 2nd November

Art Bank, Shepton Mallet

Death Cafe

10-12pm


End of life doula 

Mirka Stadtruckerova will host this facillitated session in the friendly #ArtBankCafe


The English Book of the Dead

David Marteau  


Dead is Dead, but what exactly is Dead? When his 21 year old son died crossing the road in Italy he felt he needed to find out about our nemesis 'Death'  

1-2pm then Q&A


The Opportunists

Novelist Andrew Miller reads from his book the Opportunist 

3-4pm


Death friendly cafe 

Space for open conversation

 10am-4pm

St.Cuthbert's, Wells

Creative explorations of grief and resilience for 

people of all ages affected by suicide. 

 

The Healing power of writing 

Emma Craigie

10-12am


Building Resilience with Qigong

Mark Pogson  

10-11am


Make a memory box with meaning   

Kate Dorsett

11-1pm


Sing Your Heart Out 

Songs that tend to grief and joy

(Open to non-singers and singers)

Maya Love

11.30-1pm  


Let’s talk about Suicide

Why talking matters   

Chukumeka (Chukes) Maxwell  

12.13-1.30pm


Action To Prevent Suicide

The Sacred Journey to the Last Breath

Interactive and creative workshop

Simon Gardiner soul midwife  

2-3.30pm 


What Words Can't Say

A Dance & Movement workshop 

Viv Gordon

2.30-4pm


Way of Council

Moving forward to build supportive communities interactive session  

Tim Jacques & Karen McAree

4-5pm     

Elim Connect Centre, Wells

Death Cafe Space

Elim hospitality and safe space to talk

10.30am-3.30pm


Death Fair

Juli Moran – DIY funerals

Amanda Rayner – Wicker coffins

Nicole Stansfield-Calle – Shroud wrapping

Holly Lyon Hawk – Care of the body

Sue Brayne – The D word

Matthew Billington – Memorial stones

Bee Blake – River of Life activity

Anna Dyson – Ashes to Art

10.30am-2.30pm


A Circle of Questions

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust. Everything you wanted to know about death, dying and beyond and didn't like to ask.

3-5pm

Wells Cathedral

'Calling of the names'

Sound and light installation to remember the dead 

8.30am-7.30am

(will be closed during service of All Souls 5.15-6pm)


Founder Action to Prevent suicide

  How talking prevents suicide

Chukumeka Maxwell 

Education Room

3.30-4pm

Goddess House, Glastonbury

The death conversation, with kids

Sacha Langton-Gilks 

shares her experience

9.45am-10.15am


Coffee & Coffins 

Wallace and Stuart

10.30am-12.30pm


Reclaiming Halloween

Eshter Loehnis

1.30-4.30pm

Bridie's Yard,Glastonbury,

'Dios Les Muertes' 

Altar and offerings space


Bridie's Yard, Northover Buildings, Beckery Old Rd,Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 9N

Sunday 3rd November

Art Bank, Shepton Mallet

Tallulah Swirls Puppet Theatre 

Mexican day of the dead puppet show and workshop to make your own shadow puppet.  For families aged over 4yrs 

Booking essential as limited spaces

2 showings: 12-2pm & 3-5pm


Art Bank Voices

Spoken word and performance from an array of different performers- singing, story telling, puppetry and spoken word. 

6-11pm



Death friendly bar

Open conversation

6-10.30pm

Red Brick Buildings, Glastonbury

What we never talk about

A conversation about living and dying

Carolyn Tovey

Reception space

11am-5pm


Crystal bowl and candle lighting ceremony 

Calling the names of the dead 

Tim Knock

Event space

11am-12


Community Grief Tending Ritual

Gail Davidson     

Event space

1-5pm


Grief and Gratitude: finding life 

after death

Tegwyn Hyndman

Morland Room

Talk: 1-2pm 

Writing circle: 2-4pm

  

Companion Voices

Celia Libera

Morland Room

4-5.30pm


Stairway to the Stars

One woman show

Diana Milstein

Event space 

6-7pm

Bridie's Yard, Glastonbury

'Dios Les Muertes' 

Altar and offerings space

  

Screening of 'Coco' 

Disney Pixar movie about a boy who discovers his ancestors