Dying Matters Week 2019: May 13th – 18th

I’ve been invited to talk at some great events during Dying Matters Week 2019.
Do come along if you can. Bring a pal. Spread the word…


Monday 13th May, Derby and Nottingham

University of Derby ‘Dying Matters’ Conference

9.30 am – 4.30 pm, Derby Campus

Speakers include President of the Royal College of Physicians, Prof Andrew Goddard; and Professor of Law at the University of Bristol Law School, John Coggon. The day includes insights into creating an environment for compassionate care and how to clear communication in conversations about dying, death and care preferences. It sounds fascinating.

Tickets and more information available here.


Nottingham Waterstones

‘An Evening with Kathryn Mannix’

6.30 – 8.00pm

Come along and let’s talk about dying, death, writing, public understanding and how we can become less afraid.

Information and tickets available here. 


Tuesday 14th May, Leicester

LOROS Professional Development Centre

(next door to Hospice on Groby Road)

‘We need to talk about death.’

6.30 – 8.30 pm


Now, this sounds like fun. No, really! With music on arrival, bubbly, cake and goody bags, this is the event you can’t afford to miss. Our host will be Virgin Radio’s Amy Voce and we’re promising that we can talk about dying and still make you laugh.

Tickets are going quickly: to bag yours look here.


Wednesday 15th May, York


York’s Dead Good Festival

‘With the End in Mind’

3.30 – 5.00 pm, Principal Hotel, Station Road (next-door to station)

This is an open-access event as part of the festival, so feel free to just arrive. There’s more information about this event, and all the other goodies to be experienced in York during their Dead Good Festival, here.



Some of these events will include book sales, but I’m always happy to sign copies of With the End in Mind, whenever you bought it.