Launching in June 2019


20th June 2019 6.00pm – Launch Night – Come and find out more about Coffin Club, eat cake, ask questions and buy tickets. See us put together a coffin – if that doesn’t prove its easy nothing will!

25 June 2019

5.30pm – 6.30pm – My funeral – By Leni Robson aged 38 and 3/4  Hear all about the different options available to you with regards to your ceremony. Including readings performed by some special friends.

6.45 – 7.45 – Design your coffin, put it together for the first time and make your plans*

2 July 2019 

5.30pm – 6.30pm – Where there is a will there is a way. Talk to a solicitor about wills, why it’s important to have one and what it needs to say.

6.45 – 7.45 – Let’s start putting on the paint, seeing your coffins come to life*

9 July 2019

5.30pm – 6.30pm – Russel Davison – Come and hear this inspirational man talk about his lovely wife Wendy, how he cared for her at home both before and after death, how they organised her funeral together and what that involved. 

6.45 – 7.45 – Continue on with your design, we will have some local artists in to provide advice and any help you may need*

16th July 2019 –

5.30- 6.30pm Wherever I lay my head – Christopher Doggett from the National Burial Company and Sheena Ratcliffe, Assistant Bereavement Services Manager at Derby City Council, who will talk to you about your options when it comes to where you are going to be placed for all eternity. Sheena will bust some myths about the Crematorium as well, and tell you all about the different kinds of things you can do (I particularly like the tale about sitting round with a glass of red). 

6.45 – 7.45 – Your coffins should be really taking shape now* 

23rd July 2019 – The road is long – We are delighted to have two End of Life Doulas from Living Well Dying Well joining us – they will tell you about the amazing work they do and how they can support you when it comes to end of life care and planning. 

6.45 – 7.45 – It’s time to put the finishing touches to your coffins ready for the parade next week. 

30th July 2019 – Funeral Directors and How to Tame them – Mark Hodgson from Wathalls will be coming along for a lively chat about how Funeral Directors can support you if you need them too.  

6.45 – 7.45 – Party time – everyone brings a dish of their choice, we get the Proscecco in and we celebrate the conclusion of 6 weeks of talks and friendship. And of course those of you who have decorated a coffin get to show them off. You can bring your family and explain to them what you have been doing. 


 *Coffin Decorating is only for those have who have purchased a coffin in advance. Please contact Leni BEFORE you purchase a ticket that includes Coffin Decorating. 




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