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 […]

Shortlisted - Birmingham Post Awards

Shortlisted - Birmingham Post Awards

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2018 Last night we met some of the sponsors and other companies that have made the shortlist. We met on the 16th floor of the Park Regis Hotel which has a stunning view across the city (more of that to come in a future post!). Having chatted to a number of people […]

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 […]

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 […]

Modern Funeral Director

Modern Funeral Director

We can hardly believe that a year has passed since being awarded Green Funeral Director of the Year in 2015, and now we have been awarded Modern Funeral Director of the year at the national Good Funeral Awards 2016. We know that a large number of families and people we work with nominated us for […]

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 […]