Awareness Week 2014 impact report

This year's Dying Matters Awareness Week was our most successful yet, with widespread coverage and events and initiatives across England and Wales. Here's what went on.

Kate's story

A deeply moving and thought-provoking film about terminally ill doctor and inspirational campaigner Kate Granger.

How to host a Dying Matters event

James Norris of DeadSocial shares 32 top tips for running a successful Dying Matters event.

Mum was more than a "wee woman with dementia"

Tommy Whitelaw is one of the most passionate and inspirational speakers on dementia and the role of carers in the UK today. Watch his speech at our recent conference.

The art of memorialisation

Fergus Wessel, one of Britain's finest letter cutters, discusses the revival of hand-carved headstones.

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Posters, leaflets, DVDs and more to help you get the conversation started. 

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Competition entries published as collection

A powerful anthology of works about dying, death and bereavement 

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What's on

There are hundreds of events relating to death, dying and bereavement happening countrywide. View them here. 

What's on in your area

Don't leave your funeral to fate

Do you want people to mourn your death or celebrate your life? Are there songs and readings you want included? Make sure your loved ones know what you want with My Funeral Wishes.


Your stories

Sharing your experiences can help others deal with theirs. 

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Are you comfortable thinking and talking about death?

A look back at YODO

In the bumper summer edition of our newsletter we take a look at the unprecedented success of this year's Awareness Week. 

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