good life, good death, good grief

Good Death Week Events

These are the events that have been arranged so far for Good Death Week 2019, 13 - 19 May. If you're hoping to plan an event for this year's Good Death Week you can also take a look at our resources page or find out how you can apply for a small grant.

North Berwick Remembrance Lunch

Sat 11 May 2019, 12.30pm - 2pm
North Berwick Day Centre

Organised by North Berwick Health and Wellbeing Association and funded by North Berwick Coastal Area Partnership.

A chance to share memories of family and friends who have died. Free event but tickets required from North Berwick Community Centre or North Berwick Day Centre. (25 places available)

There will also be Creative Writing Workshops on a theme of Good Life, Good Death and Good Grief facilitated by the Scottish Poetry Library on 1 & 8 May, 10am - 12pm in the North Berwick Library and 30 May 11am - 1pm at the Scottish Poetry Library. If there is enough material a pamphlet of the writing will be produced. (12 places available)

For further information please contact

Death Cafe Edinburgh

Sat 18 May 2019, 10am - 12pm
Summerhall Cafe, Edinburgh

Join Marie Curie Hospice at their Death Cafe for an open, honest and relaxed group discussion about death and dying over cake and a cuppa! There is no agenda, no philosophy and no pre-determined outcome - you bring the conversation and we’ll see where it takes us!


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