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Dying Matters Festival/ Scratchley Hall. Creating Conversations in Croydon....
Tue 9 May 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
Dying Well takes planning. A great line up of speakers and creative artists who will help attendees ....... think, plan and communicate their end of life wishes.
A Festival of events not to be missed, suitable for all age groups of adults who wish to give this difficult subject some creative thinking in order to make plans that are unique to them.
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All events need to be booked separately.
9th May 10am - 4pm (1st event)
Venue: Scratchley Hall, 81, Brigstock Road, Thornton Heath CR7 7JH (020) 8683 7100
A day of interactive information-sharing and discussions to help with planning for end of life care and death focussing on 5 Things You can Do to Die Well.
The day also features an exhibition by AgeUK Creative Arts Group, Croydon's Top 10 Funeral Music Choices and a Death Cafe with light refreshments provided.
Creating narratives relating to Dying Matters
10am Registration and viewing & Info Stalls
10.30am. An Introduction to the 5 Things to think about, plan, and communicate, in order to Die Well, with the gift to ourselves of peace of mind, that all will be well. St Christopher's representative
10.45am AgeUK Creative Arts Group
11.15 am Break
11.30am Funeral Wishes Matters
Down to Earth - funeral poverty Natural Burial Centre - green funerals,
Croydon Crematorium - local services
12.30am Light Lunch / Playing top 10 funeral music tracks from Croydon Crematorium
Lunchtime "Death Café" for those who wish to continue talking about their end of life wishes.
2 pm Representative to introduce afternoon session/services in Croydon
2.15pm - 3.45pm
Orin Lewis ......Organ Donation
Brian Calvert. .....Advance Care Planning
Caroline Adams .........Palliative Care Nurse, Croydon University Hospital
Tina from Will Drafters, London Road T.H ..... Making a Will
3.45pm Anika Wilson. Age UK Croydon Closing Session & Thanks
FREE but booking essential