Etiquette of Grief is a playful and provocative solo show that takes audiences on an irreverent journey through private and public grief in all its gory and glorious manifestations.
Take time to explore death and dying through life drawing with Art Macabre - purveyors of sketching salons infected with a lethal dose of curiosity and creativity.
Explore a little bit of the history behind angels and gargoyles. Then create your own version of these magical, elemental creatures in chalk and charcoal with artist and teacher Cate Field.
Come along to Sutton House from 26th - 30th October to spend some time with the Therapy Dogs and the one and only Pat Cat.
Join the Good Funeral Guild to hear from Lara-Rose Iredale and Carla Valentine - Living for the Dead.
Through storytelling and a guided hands on activity, Caroline Lloyd aka The Grief Geek will guide children through the bonds that form attachment and loss in a fun and interactive workshop.
A life affirming foraged Supper Club brought to you by Herb Lab London and Mama Xanadu served in the splendour of Sutton House's Great Chamber.
The wonderful team at Neville Hair & Beauty in Belgravia are offering a complimentary blow dry to those who deserve a break at the popup Sutton House Spa.
Join us on an immersive, visceral Hallowe’en experience that will transport you back in time and bring you face to face with your darkest nightmares. The story you thought you knew, stripped bare.
Join the Good Funeral Guild to learn how to put together a creative funeral ceremony with the help of the UK's best ceremonialists and celebrants. Featuring Tiu de Haan and Emma Curtis of Extraordinary Ceremonies.
A feast of puppetry, song, shadow and story with a dark and irreverant undertone. Twice Shy Theatre take you on a journey to delve the depths of story and song as a means of exploring the unknowable depths of what may lie beyond and what is left behind.
In this entirely improvised event, Zoie Kennedy (Twice Shy Theatre & The Shadow Travellers) and Drew Colby (Finger and Thumb Theatre) will conjure up other worlds of story and shadow and delve headlong into the unknown
From brilliant funeral directors to artisan stonemasons, innovative coffin makers, memorial art workshops and woodland burial grounds, the Good Funeral Guide has handpicked funeral services for you to experience. There might even be beautiful funeral horses!
Death & Cocktails.
An evening of deathly talks by Dr John Troyer, Dr Helen Frisby, Nuri McBride, Ivor Williams and Sarah Kingham supplemented by death themed cocktails from the bar.
Join the founder of Death Cafe, Jon Underwood, for an evening of talking about death, dying, live and living in Sutton House's Great Chamber.
Life in one corner, death in another and grief centre stage; join us at the National Trust's Sutton House for an interactive & thought provoking spin on grief from The Grief Geek, Caroline Lloyd.
So you want to work in the #DeathBiz? Join the Good Funeral Guild to hear from a fascinating panel of people who work in all aspects of funeral service. From mortuary technicians, funeral directors, natural burial ground managers, crematorium superintendents to Funeralworld CEOs.
Bringing together over 15 years’ experience in the birth world, midwife and author Clemmie Hooper and birth educator and yesmum® founder Hollie de Cruz are joining forces to present "In The Beginning", an exploration of their insights into the world of birth.
Join Lucy Talbot (Death & the Maiden) and Harriet Allner (The Scribble Bug) for a cosy Sunday evening by the fire in the Great Chamber of Sutton House to discuss Sylvia Plath's masterpiece, The Bell Jar.
Join storytelling and music collective Candlelit Tales London for an evening of myths and folk stories from around the world, treading the fine line between life, death and whatever.
This workshop with Nick Walser will show you how to craft a meditation from your everyday movement, using the essential teachings of tai chi.
What is death’s role in making the world a better place? A talk by the founder of Death Cafe, Jon Underwood.
Expect cocktail, cakes, tea and tears at the launch of Life. Death. Whatever.
Style to the End tells the story behind the outfits three women will wear to their graves. Join us for the screening of this thought provoking and beautifully shot short film commissioned by Nowness and directed by Avril Furness.
Funeralworld is having a party to celebrate the launch of The Good Funeral Guild. Whatever your interests in funerals, come along to drink deathly cocktails, see the Life. Death. Whatever exhibition after hours and meet the people who are the change the funeral industry has been waiting for.
Josefine Speyer and Claudia Boulton present The Poetry Challenge 2016 in the Wenlock Barn of Sutton House. Spend a Sunday afternoon drinking tea, eating cake and enjoying poetry.
You can either recite a poem to raise money for a charity of your choice, or simply listen as part of the audience.
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