A free online festival exploring the many faces of grief will take place for the first time, reaching thousands of people all over the UK.
Broadcast from a studio in Bristol, Good Grief will include 70 events exploring the universal human experience of grief through panel discussions, conversations, interactive workshops and webinars.
Over 100 speakers will take part including Robert Webb (Peep Show, That Mitchell & Webb Look), Cariad Lloyd (GriefCast), Julia Samuel (This Too Shall Pass, Grief Works), chef and food writer Valentine Warner (The Consolation of Food), best-selling author Nikesh Shukla (The Good Immigrant, Brown Baby), BBC anthropologist Professor Alice Roberts, illustrator Gary Andrews (Doodle-A-Day) and palliative care doctors Rachel Clarke (Dear Life: A Doctor’s Story of Love and Loss) and Kathryn Mannix (With the End in Mind).
Good Grief is a collaboration led by the University of Bristol, funded by the Wellcome Trust, and supported by charity partner Cruse Bereavement Care.
The festival is also supported by The Good Grief Project, Winston’s Wish, St Peters Hospice, Sands, Sue Ryder, The Harbour, Blue Cross, Bristol Drugs Project, Off the Record and many more.