The Grief Channel Journal

The Grief Channel is Live!

18.11.2020

We’re delighted to announce that The Grief Channel is live. You can now watch nearly 60hrs of recorded events from Good Grief Festival including panel talks, interviews, workshops and webinars. For just £20 per year,…

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THANK YOU!

03.11.2020

Thank you for joining us at Good Grief Festival. We hope you found it helpful, entertaining and supportive. The response so far has been incredible and we will be spending the coming weeks reflecting on…

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Sunday Festival Highlights

Sunday Festival Highlights

01.11.2020

It’s the third and final day of the inaugural Good Grief Festival. And what a Festival it’s been! Many of our individual online events are tipping four-figure audiences, meaning we’re reaching many thousands of people…

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Watch Good Grief This weekend

How to watch Good Grief Festival

31.10.2020

We’re very excited to welcome you to our first Good Grief Festival this weekend. You will be able to watch our events in three ways.  Tune in to our Main Stage live-stream (free) Dip in…

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Robert Webb

Saturday Festival Highlights

30.10.2020

Welcome to day two of Good Grief Fest, a three-day virtual festival of love and loss that is totally free to watch online. Positive feedback from yesterday has been quite overwhelming – here’s how we’ll…

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Dr Lucy Selman, Founder, Good Grief

Welcome to Good Grief Festival

29.10.2020

Hello and welcome to Good Grief! At last the big day has arrived. We’re blown over by the support we have had in the run-up to the festival – thank you all so much. We…

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Friday Festival Highlights

28.10.2020

And we’re off! Friday 30 October is the first day of Good Grief Fest, a three-day virtual festival of love and loss. Here are some of today’s live-streamed highlights.  MAIN STAGE HIGHLIGHTS As people across…

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Creative Youth Network

Good Grief Collaborates with Creative Youth Network

25.10.2020

Earlier in 2020 we collaborated with the amazing Bristol-based charity Creative Youth Network. The charity enables young people in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire area, no matter what their background or circumstances, to reach their…

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Alice Roberts, Chair, Good Grief Bristol

Top 10 Panel Talks

21.10.2020

With just over a week to go until the very first Good Grief Festival (30th Oct to 1st Nov), we’ve rounded up some of our team’s favourite panel talks. Feast your eyes on this incredible…

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Help us to evaluate Good Grief Festival

11.10.2020

Your feedback on the Good Grief Festival is crucial. After you’ve finished attending the Festival, please complete our quick evaluation survey. You only need to complete it once, even if you attended multiple events.  Evaluating…

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Linda Magistris, Good Grief Speaker

Linda Magistris to host Good Grief Festival

11.10.2020

Bristol’s virtual Good Grief Festival is thrilled to welcome Linda Magistris, CEO of The Good Grief Trust, as its in-studio host. The majority of speakers will be joining us online from their own homes, though…

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Have you been bereaved in 2020?

08.10.2020

Dr Lucy Selman, founder of the Good Grief Festival, speaks about and invites you to take part in a new study into bereavement in 2020. “If you’ve been bereaved this year, I am so sorry…

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Drop into the Grief School

07.10.2020

Some experts believe there are as many as 44 different types of grief. Grief has many faces, and how you lose someone can affect the way you grieve. Tune in to a free Grief School…

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Listen in on a Grief Chat

07.10.2020

We’re thrilled to introduce podcaster Mark Lemon to the Festival, to host our series of intimate Grief Chats. Listen in as Mark brings two people together for these special conversations, each of which reveals two…

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Good Grief 2020 Downloadable Programme now live!

06.10.2020

The Good Grief Festival downloadable programme is now live. It details the 70+ free events and 100+ incredible speakers in this event. What began life as a physical gathering planned for May is now a…

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Why the moth logo?

Why the moth logo?

05.10.2020

The Good Grief logo was created by Sophie Chatziapostolou. Dr Lesel Dawson from the University of Bristol and the Good Grief team, talks about its significance. The winged creature that is the festival’s symbol is…

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10 Good Grief Festival Highlights

08.09.2020

Over 3,000 of you have already registered to join us at Good Grief Festival this October! With event tickets available next week, we’ve rounded up 10 festival highlights for you to choose from: from The…

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How coronavirus has transformed grieving

21.04.2020

As I write this, the UK government has just announced that 13,729 people have died in hospitals from COVID-19. Care England estimates more than 1,400 people have now died in care homes. As you read this, those appalling figures…

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Reflections on Coronavirus

24.03.2020

Like you, I am stunned by the pace of events the past month. Covid-19 is a truly extraordinary moment in UK, nay global, history. From my vantage point in Somerset, UK, it feels like we…

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Good Grief – 10 Best Podcasts on Grief

31.01.2020

If you’ve loved and lost you’ll find some moving, helpful and very human stories in this selection of podcasts on grief. They feature stories, interviews, darkly comic slants and practical advice. Griefcast Comedian Cariad Lloyd’s…

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Beautiful Albums Written in Grief

31.01.2020

Music follows us through life. It accompanies and evokes key moments, days and even whole eras. These classic albums were written in times of grief, from the despair of losing friends and lovers to the…

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Extraordinary Adventures Inspired by Grief and Loss

17.01.2020

A spark of excitement and wide-eyed desire to explore the world isn’t always what ignites big adventures. Sometimes, tragic events such as the loss of a loved one can cause people to hit the road…

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10 incredible films about grief

15.01.2020

This selection of thoughtful films deals with grief and loss in poignant, creative ways, from a searingly intimate portrayal of Jackie Kennedy to the earthy extremism of Captain Fantastic. Perfect for moments when you need…

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Good Grief, Bristol

05.12.2019

A new festival to help people talk, think and learn about grief will launch in Bristol next May. Good Grief, Bristol is a week-long festival (May 11th to 17th) bringing together speakers, film screenings, exhibitions,…

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5 Ted Talks on Grief

05.12.2019

Be inspired by these speakers who found comfort in transforming grief and sadness into action, art and progress. How your emotions change the shape of your heart by Sandeep Jauhar  “A record of our emotional…

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Grief on the Streets

05.12.2019

From Bristol to Mexico, New York to Mumbai, mural artists all over the world share their grief on our streets. Paying tribute to lost icons and highlighting social issues, street artists’ reflections on grief are…

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