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Dying Matters Festival. Creating Conversations in Croydon.
Fri, 12 May 2017, 18:00
"Creating Narratives through Music"
Lunchtime Piano recital by Fred Scott plus 3 solos from Lily Evangeline Scott.
A concert not to be missed!
12th May 14.30 - 16.45
Venue: Braithwaite Hall, Katherine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET
Mayor of Croydon, Councillor Wayne Trakas-Lawlor will be in attendance and will present a cheque from Croydon Crematorium to St Christopher's Hospice.
"Creating Narratives through Drama"
"Don't Leave Me Now" a play by Brian Daniels presented by five professional actors as a 'script in hand' play reading. Followed by a short Q & A discussion
12th May 16.45 - 17.30
Venue: Braithwaite Hall, Croydon
"Creating Narratives through Movement & Dance with Fabiola Santana"
An exploration of the transformative use of grief, loss and bereavement as physical inspiration and healing process.
12th May 18.00 - 17.30
Venue: David Lean Cinema, Croydon
"Creating Visual Narratives of Dying Matters Through Photography and Moving Images"
featured guests include Charlie Phillips ("How Great Thou Art") and Crispin Hughes.
How do we create visual narratives about dying matters through use of the camera?
A chance to view powerful, poignant funeral photographs and footage from acclaimed professional photographers whose work has been exhibited in art galleries, reproduced in magazines and newspapers as well as displayed in family homes and personal albums.
Focussing on the documentation of funerals through photographic and video practices, join us for a discussion around the role of photography and moving images in contemporary British funerals.
13th May 10am - 13.00
Venue: Emmanuel Church, Normanton Road South Croydon CR2
Dying Matters interactive workshop
Including Why planning is so important - a life story.
All events FREE but booking essential
Date and Time
Scratchley Hall, Thornton Heath... Braithwaite Hall, Katherine Street.. David Lean Cinema, Katherine Street.... Emmanual Church, South Croydon