Aston University TEDx Event

Aston University TEDx Event

In June, Carrie and I took to the stage at mac for the Aston University TEDx event, Beyond The Box. This event celebrated those who often go against the grain to flex their own creativity, even during the darkest of times.  We chose to speak about what made us change careers and become undertakers five […]

A Matter of Life & Death Festival 2019

A Matter of Life & Death Festival 2019

This May, Birmingham hosted the 3rd annual ‘A Matter of Life & Death Festival’ organised by BrumYODO. The nine-day event was jam-packed with various death-themed activities, all with an aim to provide a safe space for open discussion about death, dying and mortality. This year was extra special due to the wealth of creativity and […]

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 […]