Awareness Week 2015 resources

Order our fantastic new resources for 2015 Awareness Week, and inspire others to Talk, Plan and Live.

Putting death in the picture

We speak to US photographer Andrew George about why he set out to "make a blueprint of the souls" of dying people.

Hold your own Awareness Week event

Top tips, inspirational ideas and practical advice to help you host your own event during Awareness Week in May. 

Unique bereavement cards support Dying Matters

Dying Matters has joined forces with one of our members, Inspired Goodbyes, to create a range of unique bereavement cards.

Self-help strategies for bereaved people

Bereavement counsellor and author Judy Carole Kauffmann advices on coping following the death of someone close.

Death Cafe takes to the water

Author and psychotherapist Sue Brayne on why a narrowboat makes the ideal venue to discuss dying and death.

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Dying Matters shop

Posters, leaflets, DVDs and more to help you get the conversation started, including our new Awareness Week 2015 resources. 

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What's on

There are hundreds of events relating to death, dying and bereavement happening countrywide. View them here. 

What's on in your area

Don't leave your funeral to fate

Do you want people to mourn your death or celebrate your life? Are there songs and readings you want included? Make sure your loved ones know what you want with My Funeral Wishes.



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Clive James' farewell poetry

The prolific author and broadcaster Clive James

The writer and broadcaster Clive James is "saying goodbye" through his poetry. Read Japanese Maple, James' poignant reflection on mortality and the glory of nature. 


Son writes songs in mother's memory

David Gotteri on honouring his mum through his music. 


Supporting someone bereaved

Dying Matters' new leaflet offers top tips on what to say and do when someone has been bereaved.

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