20 February 2016

What is a Good Death?

Maggie Roebuck from Bristol suffered with multiple sclerosis for ten years.

Two years ago, she decided to end her life in Switzerland with the support of her husband, Brian Sacks and their two children.

Brian will be joined by one of Maggie’s closest friends, Bristol writer and counsellor, Barbara Bloomfield to discuss Maggie’s story.

The event also includes a screening of a short film made a few days before her death.

This event has now finished, however you can still listen to it online.

Part of the death: is it your right to choose? programme of events. death: is it your right to choose? is a powerful and emotive installation of a room at the Dignitas flat near Zurich.

More about the exhibition

Supported through funding from The Wellcome Trust, this exhibition complements death: the human experience and will encourage debate and discussion around end of life choices whilst the current law on assisted dying in the UK is undergoing scrutiny.

If you have specific access needs, please let us know in advance by contacting us or calling 0117 922 3571 and you’ll be given priority booking.


'death: is it your right to choose' events