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Talks and Lectures

A wide range of podcasts from talks and lectures held at Historic Royal Palaces

Oct 15, 2015

Why do over 70% of us choose to be cremated? Is death the ultimate leveller or are there different rules for the rich and famous? And is there really much difference in how we treat bodies in the 21st century from the 11th century?

The Tower of London conjures images of death and dark history. It was called “the saddest place on earth” and floors were known to collapse from the weight of cadavers, but there’s another side to death at the site. Join modern death professionals, historians, and academics in conversation, in this historic setting, about what we do with our bodies when we die.