06 - 07 September 2018

Death and Culture Conference II

University of York

Yorkshire & Humberside

Death and Culture Network

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Biennial conference focusing on the impact of mortality on culture.

16 - 18 September 2018

The Ideal Death Show 2018

Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Bournemouth

Southern England

Brian Jenner, Ideal Death Show

07545 232980

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Talks, workshops, death cafes, exhibition and more at the Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Bournemouth, plus the Good Funeral Awards.

26 September 2018

Suicide Bereavement - Breaking the Silence

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester

North West England

Suicide Bereavement UK

01706 827 359

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Suicide Bereavement UK's 7th International Conference at Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, Manchester, in collaboration with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. It provides a platform whereby individuals can network, learn from each other and share good practice in this newly developing field in the UK. Over 350 delegates, from several countries attend this event and it is always over-subscribed.

27 September 2018

Second National Convention for Celebrants

Kettering Conference Centre

East of England

Civil Ceremonies Ltd

01480 276080

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

Seminars, workshops and demonstrations from death cafes to service options and doing public readings. Cost: £95 for the day

22 November 2018

Supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people


South Wales

Sudden - Supporting people after sudden death

01484 559909

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

All seminars 9.30am - 3.00pm

Led by a variety of academics and expert practitioners, these essential seminars provide a practical overview of best practice in supporting suddenly bereaved children and young people.

Offering an excellent professional development opportunity to all school teachers and support staff, healthcare workers and counsellors, these events provide expert guidance on how to help children cope and recover from the shocking impact of a sudden bereavement, and offer a great chance for professionals to develop their skills and knowledge.

Practitioners and academics specialising in sudden bereavement will discuss:

Symptoms and emotions that children and young people who have been suddenly bereaved may experience
Insights into methods that practitioners can use to best support suddenly bereaved children
A discussion of the ways in which children and young people comprehend and understand grief
Sign-posting to a range of services, resources and organisations that are available for practitioners working with bereaved children and young people

07 - 09 June 2019

National Funeral Exhibition 2019

NEAC, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ

West Midlands

National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD)

0121 711 1343

This event has facilities for disabled people Wheelchair accessible

The National Association of Funeral Directors are pleased to once again bring you the National Funeral Exhibition; the Exhibition is built specifically for the Funeral Industry with targeted seminars to engage and educate, Exhibitors from all over the globe and sectors including vehicle fleets, coffins, caskets, professional equipment suppliers, printing and stationary companies, online memorial services, charities and a range of business advisory firms to support Funeral Directors with their business needs.

The National Funeral Exhibition (NFE) is a respected global platform for the funeral profession and the largest trade show for the sector in the United Kingdom; showcasing the latest, innovative products, inspiring thought leadership and business networking opportunities to 4,000+ funeral sector professionals.

One of the top three funeral trade shows in the world, the biennial NFE provides an opportunity for the industry to meet, innovate, buy, sell and see which direction the industry is heading in, in a vibrant and future-focused environment.

Wholly owned and organised by the National Association of Funeral Directors, the show works hard to ensure that exhibitors and visitors alike view the NFE as a sound investment in their time, essential to the future of their business – and a fantastic networking opportunity amongst colleagues in the field.