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Spoken Word and Music

Good Grief’s diverse spoken word, poetry and music events will help you explore and vocalise your grief, as well as considering how other cultures use words, poetry and music to grieve or remember those who have passed. Whether as listener and learner or participant in a practical workshop, find out more about our events, speakers and performers below. Sessions include an intimate evening of spoken word, live gigs, performances and poetry workshops for children and adults.

Venues: Colston Hall and University of Bristol


Spoken Word and Music Events

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Conference and Festival Tickets

Beth Calverley Poetry machine (c) Oh Magazine & Amanda Thomas

Playing with Words: Poetry for Children (8-12yrs)

Journaling as a Path to Healing (Workshop)

Beth Calverley Poetry machine (c) Paul Blakemore 3

Celebrating People: Poetry Writing for Adults

African grieving ceremonies

African Grieving Ceremony

The Language of Loss: Poetry, Storytelling and Music

Music, grief and healing around the world

Music, Grief and Healing Around the World