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      May 9, 2020

       

      24-26 High Street
      Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7SL

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      A Matter of Life And Death Festival Event: Rachel Clarke & Louise Winter

      Join us for an evening with authors Rachel Clarke and Louise Winter as part ofBrumYODO's A Matter of Life And Death festival.What would our society and culture look like if we embraced death and dying as part of life and living? If we moved on from the idea of death being a taboo, and acknowledged it as a natural and necessary part of life? Would we find ourselves finally focusing on what really matters in life, and as opposed to thinking that we have all the time in the world?BrumYODO is delighted to present a very special evening with palliative medicine specialist, Dr Rachel Clarke and progressive funeral director, Louise Winter, as they share real-life stories from their highly acclaimed books Dear Life and Life. Death. Whatever. and discuss why we all need to think about death in a radically different way.Join us for a life-affirming evening, hosted at theWaterstones Birmingham store, as we take on the subject of death and dying and celebrate the light and love that is found even in the darkest of places. About the writers:Rachel Clarke is a former television journalist and documentary maker who retrained as a doctor in her late twenties, graduating in 2009. She now specialises in palliative medicine and cares deeply about helping patients live the end of their lives as fully and richly as possible. Rachels first book, the Sunday Times bestselling YOUR LIFE IN MY HANDS, reveals what life is like for a junior doctor on the NHS frontline. Rachel lives in Oxford with her husband and two children.Louise Winter is a progressive funeral director and the founder of Poetic Endings. Before training as a funeral director and launching Poetic Endings, Louise was the editor of the Good Funeral Guide and an experienced funeral celebrant. She's also the director of Life. Death. Whatever. - an award-winning festival and community that exists to change the dialogue around death and dying.This event is part of A Matter of Life and Death Festival: Creating space to talk openly about death and dying.Copies ofboth author's books will be available at the event. If you have any special access requirements please let us know before the event.

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