Useful links/books & other blogs

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Websites

London Month of the Dead:
http://www.londonmonthofthedead.com/

A Curious Invitation:
http://www.acuriousinvitation.com/

Barts Pathology Museum, London:
Official website: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/pathologymuseum/
Events page:  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/barts-pathology-museum-queen-mary-1886339589
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PathologyMuseumQMUL/?fref=nf

The Order of the Good Death. An organisation founded by Caitlin Doughty, US mortician, and writer, to educate about the practice of death and encourage others to face their mortality fears: http://www.orderofthegooddeath.com/

Death Salon. Bringing together intellectuals and independent thinkers to engage in the exploration of our shared mortality: https://deathsalon.org/

To find out more about The Magnificent Seven Cemeteries in London please click any of the links below to be taken to the official/friends websites:
Highgate Cemetery: http://highgatecemetery.org/
Brompton Cemetery: http://brompton-cemetery.org.uk/
Nunhead Cemetery: http://www.fonc.org.uk/
Tower Hamlets: http://www.fothcp.org/
Kensal Green: http://www.kensalgreen.co.uk/
Abney Park: http://www.abneypark.org/
West Norwood: http://www.fownc.org/

National Federation of Cemetery Friends. A society set up to represent the various groups and volunteers interested in conserving cemeteries both great and small in the UK. https://www.cemeteryfriends.com/

Books

‘Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers’ by Mary Roach, 2004

‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematorium’ by Caitlin Doughty, 2015

Blogs

The Chick and the Dead A blog by Carla Valentine; technical curator of Bart’s Pathology Museum, who regularly organises events at the museum.

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