Death Cafe profile for Dotalina
The conversation in our recent Death Cafe touched on subjects we hadn't visited before. For instance, objects: those things we leave behind us, or things we are left by those who have died. What do we do with them? How do we start the process of clearing 'stuff' we don't want to burden our nearest and dearest with? And private things, such as letters - precious to us now, but perhaps distressing to others when we are not there to put them in context. Our digital legacy: what will happen to our Facebook and other social media accounts? All interesting questions, which led to the concept of ...
With Elle and Dot
May 20, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)
£2 suggested donation to cover refreshments
Our second Death Cafe was a pleasantly relaxed affair, with some familiar faces and some new ones. We discussed a range of topics, including some 'what we've done since the last Death Cafe' items. There were some laughs as we discussed the idea of make-your-own-coffin workshops and what that could lead to. I'm learning that what we discuss at Death Cafes can be any and all of these: serious, interesting, weird, passionate, moving, fascinating, shocking, intriguing, even laugh-out-loud-funny. Roll on the next one!
With Elle Shaw-Ainsley and Dot Spink
March 25, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)
£2 donation to cover refreshments
The both of us have experienced the deaths of loved ones and realise the important role of talking and sharing our thoughts and feelings. The Death Cafe format offers the ...
Hi there, can you confirm please is it ok to sign post people to organisations eg Cruise, Samaritans. Many thanks
Elle and I held our first Death Cafe in Totnes on 28/1/18. We were happy to have 28 people attend and the session went really well with different issues being shared and discussed. Refreshmnents were a great success and we're now looking forward to the next one in March.
With Dot Spink and Elle Shaw Ainsley
Jan. 28, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Greenwich)
£2 to cover refreshments
We have both experienced the death of loved ones and from this have realised the positivity of sharing and talking about death and dying. To facilitate a Death Cafe in ...