Ever found it difficult to talk to non-industry friends about your job? Dead Meet aims to change that.
Funeral Poverty is on the rise, the average cost of a funeral is now £7,622 leaving 1 in 5 saying they would struggle to pay. National funeral debt is estimated to be worth £117 million.
Max Shelley, from new London-based startup Echoleft, explains how clients can use modern technology to give their loved ones a lasting legacy…
For most people, websites like Prepared London are full of the kind of information you’re not looking for until you need it. Then, at the point you need it, you don’t want to look for it; often the event that triggered your search is the diagnosis of a serious illness, or the loss of someone you love. Continue reading
“’This slot’s the early slot, the no budget, no frills slot. Low grade and high shame, the slot that no one wants. Welcome, to the ‘The Nine O’Clock Slot’”
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.
Check back later for a review of the show.
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
Below is a little map we’ve put together of what we think are the best cemeteries in London! We’ve picked the cemeteries based on a few criteria, such as historical importance; famous names buried there; and beauty. The cemeteries are also located all around London, so if visiting London, or just want to spend a couple of days visiting them, we’d love to hear your thoughts. Continue reading