Dying Matters Week Manchester Royal Infirmary Launch 2020 - 'Dying to be Heard' Spoken word poetry event and 'Overdrawn' Creative Art workshop

Event Details

Date:
11 May 2020 to 12 May 2020
Event Region:
North West
Contact Name: Christopher Seymour, Clinical Educator
Phone number:
07590596562/01612763406
Address:
Oxford Rd
Manchester
M13 9WL
Event website:
On the morning of 11th May, 10:00-12:30 in Lecture Theatre One (MRI), we have 'Dying to be heard' Spoken word poetry event: running with the theme of the week, we are inviting poets professional and novice, to share their words about life, death, love and grief. We have some brilliant performers lined up already, all are welcome. Please email: christopher.seymour3@mft.nhs.uk
 
Whether you are a well seasoned appreciater of performance and poetry or you have never been to an event like this before, all a welcome to come and listen. 
 
Then in the afternoon, 13:00-16:00 in Seminar room two (Post-grad building, MRI), we have 'Overdrawn' Creative art workshop: run by brilliant artist and poet Pete Obsolete! Come and draw on the tables, get involved in quizes and art competitions! All running with the theme of Dying to be heard.
 
Throughout the week of 11th-17th May, the Supportive and Palliative care team are running many events, gatherings, pop up workshops and interactive stalls throughout the hospital: A Death Cafe, Life journey bus stops, bake sales, complimentary therapy sessions, spirituality workshops and more! 
 
Please contact Chris or Zoe for more information:
Christopher Seymour: christopher.seymour3@mft.nhs.uk
 
Come get creative with us and celebrate life through talking about death.
 

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