To Absent Friends 2016 took place across Scotland from 1-7 November - in public spaces, over social media, among friends, families and communities, and in people's minds and hearts.
A fantastic array of public and community events took place as part of To Absent Friends 2016 - you can find out more here: Festival 2016 Programme
The To Absent Friends Essence of a Memory competition challenged people to take a photo and write up to 50 words which together evoke a story or memory of a dead loved one. You can view the winning entries here: Essence of a Memory 2016
You can view photos of some of the festival here: Festival 2016 Photo Gallery