Launch of Dying Matters Week by Mayor Cllr Toni Letts.
Talks that will empower all attendees to understand the End of Life Care that is available to everyone and plans that need to be put in place to ensure more people can die well and in the place of their choosing.
10am – 12.45pm
What is a good death? Exploring our end of life journey
There will be market Stalls, including Croydon Crematorium, Marie Curie, Doulas, Funeral Director, Age UK, Creating Conversations, St Christopher’s and Alzheimer’s Society and talks by Deputy Director of Quality and Nursing, London Ambulance Service and Commissioner for End of Life.
What is a good death? Making REAL choices in preparation for end of life
Afternoon conversations are by Claire Turnham and Ninon VanDerKroft, both experts in Dying at home and guidance in putting plans in place either for yourself or loved ones. The afternoon will also include an expert panel in End of Life Care, to answer any questions you may have wished to ask but didn’t know who to ask. Read more
We will be joined by the Fairchildes School Choir
David Lean Cinema
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Film Show: 'Almost Heaven'
A moving story of a young 17year old Chinese girl, training to be a Mortician; An intimate, tender and life affirming portrait of a young woman on the cusp of adulthood. Read more
ALL events are FREE and further Dying Matters Activities in Croydon can be viewed at