Dying Matters is a coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.

This year's Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place May 13th to 19th and to help mark the event, St Wilfrid's has partnered with Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, for a screening of Dead Good, on Saturday May 18th at 2pm directed by first-time filmmaker Rehana Rose. The film will be followed by an informal Q&A with director Rehana Rose and St Wilfrid's Family Support Co-ordinator, Ella Williams. 

Dead Good takes an alternative look at the funeral industry through the eyes of three different groups of people from immediately after the death of a loved one through to the bespoke ceremony created for each.

The film is already gaining recognition and a strong fan-base including renowned actress, Dame Emma Thompson. There is also a re-recorded and newly arranged version of The Cure’s ‘Pictures of You,’ which Robert Smith has performed exclusively for the documentary.

Tickets are £8.50 standard entry, £7.00 for Towner Members and concessions and £5.00 for under 18s. You can purchase tickets here.