Page last updated at 11:08 GMT, Sunday, 21 June 2009 12:08 UK

Festival of Dying to tackle fears

Advertisement

Death is a taboo subject for many but the UK's first Festival of the Dying is hoping to change that.

The organisers hope to step around some of the sensitivities, and even help the NHS deal with terminally ill patients.

Duncan Bartlett reports.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific