Awareness Week launch

This year's Awareness Week in May got off to a flying start at our launch event. Find out more and view presentations from the day. 

David Bowie: the lessons we can learn

Our Chair Gary Rycroft considers what we can learn from the death of David Bowie, who planned his death with the same meticulousness that he planned his brilliant career.

Signs that death is near

Recognising when someone is near death will help you say those important goodbyes and prepare yourself for what is to come.

Q&A: Jean Francis, Interfaith Minister

Award-winning interfaith minister Jean Francis talks about her work and the power of personalisation in creating meaningful funerals.  

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Awareness Week 2016 resources

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Awareness Week, 9-15 May 2016

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