15th June 2018 – 10am til 5pm
A day of fascinating talks looking at how funerals from the 19th century to the present day, with speakers from a range of backgrounds including academics and industry professionals.
|10.00||Registration and refreshments|
The Coffin Works Story: Newman Brothers and the decline of a company
|Morning session||Death in the 19th Century|
|11.00||Victorian Funeral Customs
|11.30||Burial disputes in the mid-nineteenth century
|12.00||Staging the Frankfurt Dead House: Wilkie Collins and the reanimated body
|12.30||Public Celebration and Private Grief in the Garden Cemetery
with 15 minute taster tour of the museum
|Afternoon session||Death in the 21st Century|
|14.00||Sensitive Disposal of Foetal Remains – 20 years On
|14.30||The Gift of Time
Central England Co-op
|15.00||Great way to go workshop
|17.00||End of day|
Full programme with abstracts is available to download here.
Tickets are available now.
Price includes refreshments on arrival, lunch and taster tour of the museum.
£40 full price
£30 student price
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