Monday, 18 August 2014



THE MEMENTO MORIATAS AT THE BIRMINGHAM COFFIN WORKS





Join an undertaker (Brian Parsons), an undertaker's daughter (Kate Mayfield), and a Victorian gothic novelist (Essie Fox) for a fascinating candle-literary evening which is taking place on October 8th in the Shroud Room of the newly restored Coffin Works in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter. 

All three authors will be presenting illustrated talks about  ~


The history of Coffins, their fittings and related ephemera.


The experience of being a child who was raised in a Kentucky funeral home.


The 'death cult' of the widowed Queen  Victoria ~ and how that compared to the destiny of the Maharani, Jindan Kaur. When East meets West, in grave or fire.


Wine and light refreshments will be served and are included in the ticket price


BOOKING DETAILS VIA EVENTBRITE

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Thursday, 19 December 2013





THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Join writers Kate Mayfield, Wendy Wallace and Essie Fox for a candle-literary evening in the historic Dissenters' Chapel at Kensal Green cemetery. We'll be talking about the chapel and grounds, the influence of the ancient Egyptians on the Victorian way of death - our sense of mortality and the afterlife - and a somewhat exotic dissenter once interred in the chapel's catacombs.

Gin punch and 'funeral' biscuits will be served. All welcome to share in this unique event.

BOOKING DETAILS VIA EVENTBRITE



NB: Eventbrite charge a very small booking fee.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

    On this page you will find details of forthcoming Memento Moriatas events.