It’s been a busy few weeks for writer Kat Roberts – Staying Alive has it’s premiere next week on the 15th of January! Luckily, we managed to snag five minutes with her between rehearsals to ask her the big questions. What influenced your decision to write about such a sensitive topic? Initially I wanted to explore […]
Author Archive | Nic Whitworth
Our latest production, Staying Alive, deals with a very sensitive issue – the death of a child. Following on from our 5 minutes with writer, Kat Roberts, we caught up with Nic Whitworth from bereaved parent support group SLOW. Nic helped Kat with her research in writing Staying Alive: this kind of in-depth research is part of why Staying Alive is […]
Jason Watkins appeared on ITV’s Good Morning Britain to talk about Sepsis and the launch of a pocket guide for parents by the UK Sepsis Trust. He also mentioned SLOW and our work helping bereaved parents. The main thrust though was given to raising awareness of the terrible form of blood poisoning, Sepsis, and the […]
‘REST – a sound and visual installation marking the celebration of life and the loss of a life still celebrated’ Over 12 weeks last Autumn 2014, six bereaved mothers from SLOW gathered with Sofie Layton in the comfortable environment of Graeae Theatre Company. We explored different creative processes – we drew, embossed, screen printed, stitched […]
The story goes like this.. back in 2010, Susie (the co-founder of SLOW) and I were enjoying a cake and coffee in a local cafe, discussing our experiences at SLOW and thinking about how to reach more bereaved parents. At a nearby table, unbeknownst to us, was a young man in motorbike leathers, politely eavesdropping. […]
We will be taking a break from evening groups over the summer holiday period so if you’d like to come to one, make sure you get in touch for the last on July 16th. It will be in Islington , North London at 7.30 to 9pm. All bereaved parents are welcome. The groups are quite […]
This is just a reminder that we have a SLOW evening group on June 25th at 7.30 – 9.00 to which all bereaved parents are welcome. If you’d like to come, or find out more about the groups and or our charity, please use the contact form here on the site to get in touch. […]
Here we are in Whittington Park, Islington, charity fundraising! It was a fantastic day – despite cloudy we had a constant stream of people at the stall and we took £397.36! Selling cakes is a great way to raise funds to provide help and support for bereaved parents and to let people locally know […]
We’re already for the Big Day Out, Whittington Park, Islington Come and see us there. Help us fundraise for the SLOW charity by buying a cup cake or two.
Come and visit us at the Whittington Park Big Day Out in Islington, North London. Its on the 13th of June at 12.30 and goes on till 5.30 so you can make a full afternoon of it – yes there will be cupcakes. Come and find out about what we do.