Dara Ó Briain, with special guest Jay Walker of TEDMED, will host the Imagining the Future of Medicine Conference at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The conference will feature speakers at the forefront of medicine who will explore how we can make the future of medicine brighter. The list of speakers is awe inspiring, including our most anticipated speaker, Katherine Sleeman, who will talk about how to have a good death. Watch a livestream of the event here and check out the highlights in our live blog. All the action begins at 14:00 BST, join us for what promises to be an enlightening afternoon.
Harry and Dom are here at Barts Pathology museum for London’s first ever ‘Death Salon’. We will be live-blogging from 9.30am so do join us, or alternatively tweet us @preparedlondon
We’ll be hearing from authors, academics and general death enthusiasts throughout the day and we’ve put the timetable below so you can join us whenever you want to see more of what interests you. We look forward to hearing all of your opinions, thank you in advance! Continue reading
On Monday 21st April at 2pm we’ll be liveblogging a very special alk and imagining the future of medicine.
A conference with wide-reaching implications for all involved in the industry- embalmers, undertakers, carers and naturally those in the medical profession.
Hosted by Dara Ó Briain, the conference will feature speakers at the forefront of medicine exploring how we can make the future of medicine brighter. Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, watch a livestream of the event here and check out the highlights in our live blog.
Unfortunately, the post-show discussion has been cancelled. The organisers assure us it will be rescheduled, when it is PreparedLondon will be there to bring it to you live! Watch this space for details.
Join us on Thursday the 17th of April as we live blog a post-show conversation with the Writers, Annecy Lax and Hannah Davies, and Director, Lisa Spirling, of The Nine O’Clock Slot.
The Nine O’Clock Slot explores the rise of modern ‘paupers’ funerals’ in the UK. Based on real events, the production uses imaginative and immersive theatre to confront life in the face of death. The show runs until Saturday April 19th at the Red Gallery in Shoreditch.
It’s just gone 6pm, it is March, and it is dark. People are trickling into a small room off Russell Square. They have their names checked against a guest list and are swiftly ushered over to the other end of the room, where a small table stands covered with refreshments and bright-coloured snacks. Continue reading
Social media has played a huge role in allowing people to broadcast to the world their day-to-day activities. So surely we would expect these updates to stop when someone is no longer with us though, right? Apparently not! We have compiled a of celebrities who are no longer present on earth, but still appear to tweet…….from beyond the grave.
Have a look at these famous names and follow them on twitter so see what they are ‘saying’; just click on the twitter profiles below to take you to their page. As you will see from the dates of their deaths, some of these wouldn’t have even known what Twitter was, let alone the concept of the internet!! Continue reading
You’ll have seen from our site how you can get a little more creative with a funeral, but the downside of this is that it can be very expensive. So what kind of funeral can you have if your budget won’t stretch to this, but you still want to give a fitting farewell? Father Nigel Asbridge the Parish Priest at St. Mary with St John (Upper Edmonton), and St John the Baptist & St James (Tottenham) wanted to share his thoughts and experiences of funerals with us… Continue reading
It’s not enough anymore to rely on word of mouth for your customer base. A business can’t survive without a web presence, even those who trade in the death. James Maltby Managing Director of Thoughtbubble, a full service web agency,explains how to keep your site alive after its launch.