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1. How to Be with The Dying

2. OMG Barbies Dead

3. Planning for End Of Life

Book in on the day,if lots of folks want to do the Planning for End of Life,

Anita might run an earlier session too at 2.15 - 3.00 in the meeting Room


Workshop 1 The Meeting Room How To Be With The Dying

12.30 -1.25

A workshop with Jo Wilson, Specialist Nurse with experience in Lung Cancer & Palliative Care and Antonia Rolls, artist, author and soul midwife.Jo and Antonia discuss, amongst other things, what to expect when someone is dying, what actually happens, managing expectations and dismantling fear.Antonia will touch on stories from her exhibition of portraits and words from the end of life, A Graceful Death, and Jo will talk of her experiences as a Nurse Specialist



Workshop 2 in the Main Church

‘OMG, Barbie’s Dead' ! 2.00 – 3.25

With Helen Corvus, Funeral Celebrant & Artist.

Come and help the Barbies and Kens work out how Barbie could have died and help them organise and hold a funeral she would just die for and discover, in a fun and creative way, some of the many steps involved in organising a funeral.

Fun and fascinating for both adults and accompanied children, who fancy a bit of 'Dead Good Play'.



Workshop 3 in the Meeting Room 'Planning for the End of Life '

with Anita Sloan

3.30 - 4.15 poss additional workshop at 2.15 if interest registered early in day.

What a makes a good end of life plan?... and why everyone needs one. We will explore what matters most to you and take the first step to creating your own plan. Please bring a notebook and pen.Anita's Dying To Tell You is working to make end-of-life plans as commonplace as birth plans. “We promote death literacy and encourage open and honest conversations about death and dying. We aim to educate people about end-of-life matters and empower them to plan ahead”.Anita has worked and volunteered in bereavement support services for over 25 years, trained with Before I Go Solutions and is a certified End-of-Life Planning Facilitator

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