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Things To Do When You’re Dead

Dying For Life - FREE EVENT

Noon to 5pm, Saturday 18th May 2019
Cambridge City Crematorium, CB3 OJJ

Timed Activities:
12pm, 2pm, 4pm - Behind the scenes tour of the crematorium (Book Online from April 2019)
1pm, 2pm - Join in “Gravestones and Dry Bones” Competitive board game
3pm - Workshop “From Selfies to Runes - How will we be remembered?”
4pm - DeathProv - Comedy Improvisation from Stealing the Show


Handle human bones
Try a cardboard coffin out for size
Play a giant game of "Operation"
Help solve the life-size skeleton jigsaw puzzle
Photos of wonderful complexity of human bones by 
Susan Elaine Jones
Try observational drawing of human bones with artist Lisa Temple-Cox
Talk to archaeologists about what they have learnt of previous Cambridge residents
Share your own stories for posterity with the 
Tracing Traditions Museum project

Displays and information from:

Woodland Wishes Natural Burial and Cremation Services

Sacred Stones Willow Row Barrow

Stained Glass Artist Annette Jackson

University of Cambridge  Human Anatomy Teaching Group

Cambridge Brain and Tissue bank at Addenbrookes' Hospital

Information on organ donation, and other after death options

About Dying For Life

Dying for Life organises events that offer information, art, ideas and conversation about death and dying.

This event is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and coordinated by the Museum of Cambridge.

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