Death Cafés provide a safe and welcoming space to talk about a subject that many people find difficult. Although people might imagine that attending a Death Café will be a morbid or depressing experience, most find it enlivening and comforting to connect with people on this very important aspect of existence.
There are three Death Cafés taking place over the course of the weekend, as part of Good Grief Bristol.
Conversations are decided on the day by the people who attend. People often feel a sense of relief and of community, and value sharing their ideas and being heard without judgement. Join this Friday session to find out more about Bristol’s Death Café (or about others nationwide), to talk about your own grief or simply to listen. There’s also a Death Café on Sunday 11/01.
The Bristol Death Café has been running for eight years and has over 600 members. It welcomes new members at any time. The community is made up of people of all ages and backgrounds, and with different philosophical, spiritual and practical ideas and experiences concerning death.
Mary Tutaev has facilitated the Death Café for the last three years. Mary was a full-time carer for her mother for 13 years and now works for Age UK.
Good Grief online events are all free to attend.