Festival Events, What's Going On?

A list of all the festival events, categorised by type of event appears below. Alternatively, you can see a calender of events day-by-day by clicking on the right of the screen. To find out more about any individual event just click the link to further information and 'booking' information where required.

If you have any questions on events or the festival then please drop us an email to community@cardiff.ac.uk, or chat to us on Facebook or Twitter on our social media accounts.

We hope you enjoy the festival and that this will be the first of a series of 'Festival of Humanities' on different themes - further engaging researchers from the humanities schools with the wider community in a series of enjoyable cultural events and a rich two-way exchange of ideas, information and insights.

Festival Events

Exhibitions

  • Event: Julian Stair: Quietus. The Vessel, Death and the Human Body
  • Time: All Festival
  • Venue: National Museum Cardiff
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Before I Die, Thought Boards
  • Time: All Festival
  • Venue: Various Locations
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Messages On a Post Card
  • Time: All Festival
  • Venue: Chapter Arts Centre
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Victorian Death Images
  • Time: All Festival
  • Venue: Chapter Arts Centre
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

 

Music, Poetry and Theatre

  • Event: An Afternoon of Poetry and Song
  • Date: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Venue: Sherman Cymru
  • Cost: £6 Booking Required,

Further Information, or Ring the Sherman on: 02920 646900

  • Event: Critically Acclaimed 'Instinct for Kindness' Chris Larner
  • Date: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Venue: Sherman Cymru
  • Cost: £10 Booking Required,

Further information, or Ring the Sherman on: 02920 646900

  • Event: 'Stages of Death: Men, Women, and Suffering in Opera and Ballet'
  • Date: Sunday 19th May
  • Time: 2:00pm – 6:15pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, School of Music
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Tour the Tombs - Tinkinswood
  • Date: Saturday 11th May
  • Time: 12:00 noon – 4:00pm
  • Venue: Tinkinswood
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

 

Films

  • Event: The Sea Inside and Discussion
  • Date: Wednesday 15th May
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Venue: Chapter Arts Centre
  • Cost: £5.10 - £7.20

Information and Booking

  • Event: Sci Screen: Warm Bodies
  • Date: Friday 17th May
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Venue: Chapter Arts Centre
  • Cost: £5.10 - £7.20

Information and Booking

  • Event: Disney's, Up
  • Date: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 12:00noon
  • Venue: National Museum Cardiff
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Studio Ghibli, Grave of the Fire Flies
  • Date: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Venue: National Museum Cardiff
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: McCullin War Photographer
  • Date: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Venue: Chapter Arts Centre
  • Cost: £5.10 - £7.20

Information and Booking

 

Talks, Discussion and Debate

  • Event: 'Re-thinking the Organisation of Death', Andrew Edgar
  • Date: Tuesday 14th May
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Venue: Heath Park Hospital
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: 'Death in Film'
  • Date: Wednesday 15th May
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, Bute Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: 'Religious Perspectives on Remembrance, Burial, Life and Death' Discussion
  • Date: Wednesday 15th May
  • Time: 5:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University Chaplaincy, Park Place
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: Life and death in the work of the renowned Welsh hymn-writer and poet, Ann Griffiths
  • Date: Wednesday 15th May
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University: John Percival Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: 'Representing the Dead in Society'
  • Date: Thursday 16th May
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Venue: National Museum Cardiff
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: "A Matter of Life or Death: Representing Coma"
  • Date: Thursday 16th May
  • Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, Optometry Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: Book Talk: 'Paula' by Isabel Allende
  • Date: Thursday 16th May
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, Optometry Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: Julian Stair 'Quietus' Lunchtime Talk
  • Date: Friday 17th May
  • Time: 1:05pm - 1:30pm
  • Venue: National Museum Cardiff
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Farewells and Funeral Wishes
  • Date: Sunday 19th May
  • Time: 12:00 noon – 2:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, Details Online
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: 'Stages of Death: Men, Women, and Suffering in Opera and Ballet'
  • Date: Sunday 19th May
  • Time: 2:00pm – 6:15pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, School of Music
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: 'Advance Decisions: Documenting End-of-Life Wishes, the Legal and Ethical Framework'
  • Date: Monday 20th May
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University, Law Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

 

Outings

  • Event: Tour the Tombs - Tinkinswood
  • Date: Saturday 11th May
  • Time: 12:00 noon – 4:00pm
  • Venue: Tinkinswood
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: Woodland Burial Exhibition
  • Date: Sunday 12th May
  • Time: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff and Vale, Coedarhydyglyn Park
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

  • Event: Our Local Cemetery: Walking Tour of Cathays Cemetery
  • Date: Sunday 19th May
  • Time: 11am
  • Venue: Cathays Cemetery
  • Cost: Free

Further Information

 

Support

  • Event: Drop-in Counselling Session: Dealing with Grief and Loss
  • Date: 14 May
  • Time: 5:30pm ~ 7:00pm
  • Venue: Cardiff University Students' Union
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

  • Event: One-to-one advice session: Filling in an Advance Decision ('Living Will')
  • Date: Tuesday 21st May
  • Time: Half hour appointments available between 9am and 1pm
  • Venue: Bute Building
  • Cost: Free

Information and Booking

 

 

For a full list of our events, visit our Events Calendar.