The Big Conversation

Saturday 18 May 2019

In Dying Matters Awareness Week, join us to find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about death and dying but were too afraid to ask.

What can I expect?

Speakers, workshops and stalls to provoke conversations about and provide information on death and dying, including:

  • Wreath making
  • Alternative funerals
  • Life drawing
  • Will writing
  • Open choir rehearsal
  • Natural burial grounds
  • Crematorium tour
  • Profanity embroidery workshop
  • Afternoon teas

Further details will be announced soon.

Event information

Venue: Ann Robertson Centre, Canterbury

Date and time: 18 May 2019, 10am – 5pm

All are welcome to attend this free event.

For more information please get in touch with the Education team using the contact details below. Join our Facebook event and invite your friends.

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2019

Every year in May, Dying Matters host an Awareness Week to highlight the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement on a national scale. In 2019, the week runs from 13 – 19 May and the theme is Are We Ready?

Thank you so much for your support

We host community events throughout the year for the general public, aiming to open up the conversation about death and dying; with film screenings, poetry readings, Death Cafes and much more, there’s something for everyone.

Check out our latest upcoming events

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with a life limiting illness, find out about the full range of services Pilgrims can offer.

Address information

Ann Robertson Centre
55 London Road

City: Canterbury

Postcode: CT2 8HQ

Contact information


Phone: 01227 812616