Posted by West London Death Cafe
Hosted by West London Death Cafe
Sept. 7, 2023
4:00 p.m. (BST)
6:00 p.m. (BST)
Shepherds Bush, W12
This Death Cafe has taken place
About this Death Cafe
Please contact us on WLdeathcaf@gmail.com for further information, details of the venue 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.
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
A Death Cafe is a discussion group rather than a counselling session. As guests, you can raise whatever is weighing on your heart and mind, and join in the discussion of subjects raised by the other guests.
If you have been recently bereaved, you may benefit from seeing someone for 1-1 support. If this is the case, contact us and we can advise where to find 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.
The theatre's cafe does not open until 5pm, so please bring a drink from one of the many local coffee shops. You are welcome to bring cakes / snacks to share.
About West London Death Cafe
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.
Philomena: I am an End of Life Doula and a retired nurse. I have found that being able face our own mortality enables us to appreciate every day of our life.
Francis has worked for many years supporting carers of people at the end stage of their lives. He has now gone back to study, but returns to help out with the Death Cafe.
Emily I worked with people facing death and bereavement. When I retired, I wanted to explore how to help people be more open about death and dying, because I believe death is less scary if we free ourselves of unspoken fears. I have been doing this work for eight years, and set up the West London Death Café in 2018.
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