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Dying Wise Teaching in Brighton UK
April 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - April 12, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Friday April 11, 2014 (7:00pm-10pm)
Public Film Screening & Talk
Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film. It is a lyrical, poetic portrait of Stephen’s work with dying people. Filmed over a twelve year period, Griefwalker shows Jenkinson in teaching sessions with doctors and nurses, in counselling sessions with dying people and their families, and in meditative and often frank exchanges with the film’s director while paddling a birch bark canoe about the origins and consequences of his ideas for how we live and die. Griefwalker video clip
Admission GBP10 at the door – doors open at 6:30pm
Location: Location: St Laurence Church and Village Hall, East Street, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PQ
Saturday April 12, 2014 (10am–4pm)
Dying Wise: For those of us who will, come what may, fail to live forever, what instruction does our pursuit of ‘be all you can be’ whisper as we die? It whispers, ‘No worries. There’s no real death’. But there is.
This is a day to practice something of the crazed wisdom and radical etiquette of the ending of days, which is our human birthright.
The Meaning of Death (a short film by Ian MacKenzie)
Early bird fee GBP70 when paid in full by March 7, otherwise GBP90
Pre-registration strongly recommended, pay by cash or cheque
Venue: St Laurence Church and Village Hall, East Street, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PQ
Host: Neda Nenadic, Mobile +44 -777-903-3129 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW – Teacher, Author, Storyteller, Farmer
He has Master’s degrees from Harvard University and the University of Toronto. Stephen teaches internationally and his books and live-recorded teachings are available from his website. Stephen lives a handmade off the grid life and is the founder and principal instructor of The Orphan Wisdom School where he teaches the mandatory arts of living deeply and dying well. www.orphanwisdom.com