Posted by West London Death Cafe
Hosted by Judy, Francis & Emily
Feb. 2, 2023
4:00 p.m. (GMT)
6:00 p.m. (GMT)
London W12 8LJ
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About this Death Cafe
We run West London Death Café to provide:
· A safe, relaxing and supportive space for discussions about life, death and everything in between
· To share thoughts, experiences and emotions
- To be heard with interest and attention
- To listen quietly and respectfully to others
The Death Cafe is a discussion group rather than a support or counselling session. As guests, you can discuss whatever is weighing on your heart and mind, and to join in the discussion of subjects raised by the other guests.
If you have been recently bereaved, you may find you would be better off seeing someone for 1-1 support: if this is the case, contact us and we can advise where to go for this kind of help.
We sit in small groups of 6 or so, each table with a facilitator to make sure the event runs smoothly. Guests are invited to buy a drink in the cafeteria to bring into the event. You are welcome to bring cakes / snacks to share.
Please contact us on WLdeathcaf@gmail.com for further information and to confirm if you’d like to attend. We need to know the numbers to ensure that there are enough seats, tables and facilitators.
Death Cafes are free to atttend, but we gladly accept donations. Hammersmith United Charities have granted us funding for room hire for one more session, and we are applyihng for grants to continue in the future.
About Judy, Francis & Emily
Judy: I believe in living life to the full and enjoying all that I am blessed with. I am an End of Life Doula, interested in supporting people who are at the end of life, as well as trying to normalise death and conversations around death within our communities.
Francis has worked for many years with Carers Netowrk, supporting carers of people at the end stage of their lives. He is now studying to become a social worker. He has been facilitating Death Cafes for three years and is now.
Emily worked for many years with families affected by serious illness, disability and facing death and bereavement. On retiring, she decided to find out more about work with people facing the end of their life. She trained as an end-of-life doula and worked for 2 years with Citizens Advice delivering training and advice on End of Life Planning. She set up the West London Death Café in 2018 and has kept it going ever since.
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