So very literary...

So very literary...

October is the month for Literature Festivals it seems, and this year we’re excited to have been invited to both the Birmingham Literature Festival and the Cheltenham Literature Festival. Including death and dying within these important cultural calendar events is music to our ears, especially when we’re asked to contribute! Please do take a look […]

Highbury Harvest Festival

Highbury Harvest Festival

The Orchard Nestled in a quiet corner of Highbury Park in Moseley / Kings Heath, just behind the Highbury Estate, is a rather surprising space. A community forest garden orchard has grown up with fruit trees, soft fruit and perennial herbs. Straddling the orchard is  a children’s community garden with  family gathering space and trail which leads […]

Welcome to our new place!

Welcome to our new place!

A Natural Undertaking firmly in Kings Heath – our own space Yes, after four years we’re really pleased to say that we have our own space on Vicarage Road in Kings Heath. Formerly the hairdressers, “Curl Up and Dye” (it was meant to be!) – we have transformed the building into a modern, bright and […]

Festival May 2017

Festival May 2017

This May we’re very excited to be organising a festival as part of the Birmingham community group: BrumYODO The festival is taking place during Dying Matters Awareness Week from 6th -8th May in partnership with mac at Cannon Hill Park and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Booking for the festival is open now and is […]

Death Cafe 23.8.16

Death Cafe 23.8.16

Join us for a relaxed and informal Death Cafe Birmingham at The Quaker Centre in Kings Heath on Tuesday 23rd August from 7pm-9pm. Tickets are free but you do need to reserve your place. You can do this via the eventbrite website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is […]

Blue Piano Festival

Blue Piano Festival

Garden Party in aid of St Mary’s Hospice Join us on Saturday 10th September from 3pm at Blue Piano restaurant in Birmingham for an afternoon of activities and music. The funds raised will go to St Mary’s Hospice in Selly Oak. Tickets are £25 per adult which includes barbecue food and welcome drink. (Children under […]

Death Cafe - 23rd March

Death Cafe - 23rd March

Join us for a relaxed and informal Death Cafe Birmingham at the very organic Kitchen Garden Cafe at 11am until 1pm on Wednesday 23rd March. Tickets are free but you do need to reserve your place. You can do this via the eventbrite website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. […]

Dying Matters 2016

Dying Matters 2016

Every year in May, the Dying Matters coalition host an awareness week across the UK. The aim is to encourage people to have the #BigConversation- talk about their wishes for the end of their life. The approach is to provide stimulating, friendly and practical support to those having what are often seen as difficult conversations […]

Beer Festival Feb 2016

Beer Festival Feb 2016

After a successful festival last year, we’ve decided to sponsor another local beer at this year’s Moseley & Kings Heath Beer Festival. Organised by Moseley and Kings Heath Round Table, this event raises much needed funds for local charities – last year it raised £8,000. (Charity information here) Last year we set our name against the […]

Jingle Bell Jog

Jingle Bell Jog

It might have been a wet and muddy morning in Kings Heath park on Sunday 6th December but it didn’t stop nearly 400 Santas from jogging to raise funds for St Mary’s hospice in Selly Oak. St Mary’s hospice provides much needed support for around 1,200 people per year across Birmingham and Sandwell, not only […]