Posted by Catherine Shovlin
Hosted by Catherine Shovlin
July 16, 2019
7:00 p.m. (BST)
9:00 p.m. (BST)
Be Bright Nursery (above the Hill Station)
This Death Cafe has taken place
About this Death Cafe
This will be the first Death Cafe I have run, though of course they were discussed often during our training. I am looking forward to a gentle, open conversation about death and how it affects us.
Since doing my training I have realised some of the tendencies in modern western society to push death away. And the contrast with more traditional cultures I am lucky enough to have worked with. I think it is time we reclaimed death as a deeply personal experience about which we can have a say. This has been my experience and I am looking forward to hearing yours.
No special knowledge or experience is required and there is no agenda (or hidden agenda!) . Just bring yourself, preferably with an open mind and open heart.
About Catherine Shovlin
Catherine has been trained as an End of Life Doula by Living Well, Dying Well and has recently spent a week volunteering at a hospice.
She was one of the founder directors of local community charity Bold Vision, who helped create the Hill Station Community Cafe along with supporting other local projects.
She is currently working in a refugee camp in Wales so apologies for any slower than expected responses to emails.
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