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Events

We believe in encouraging people to talk about death, dying and funeral choices. We also seek to empower and inform healthcare professionals and anyone who supports people facing death and bereavement.

Find details of our open days, death cafes and other events.

Upcoming

Shooting Star Children's Hospice
Thursday 19th September 2024 10.30am – 11.30am

A talk and Q&A for staff at the Shooting Star Hospice.

Sheen death café
Thursday 19th September 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy, Natalie and Diane are glad to welcome you to Boulangerie Jade (313 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 8QR) for this Death Café. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

You will need to buy your drinks and cakes, then join us for the discussion. No need to register, just turn up.

Tooting Death Cafe
Thursday 10th October 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy, Tonie and Hilary are glad to welcome you to Joy Café (9 Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7TS) for this Death Café. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

Sheen death cafe
Thursday 5th December 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy, Natalie and Diane are glad to welcome you to Boulangerie Jade (313 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 8QR) for this Death Café. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

You will need to buy your drinks and cakes, then join us for the discussion. No need to register, just turn up.

Past Events

Tooting death cafe
Monday 8th July 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy, Tonie and Hilary are glad to welcome you to Mushkil Aasaan (220-222 Upper Tooting Road London SW17 7EW) for this Death Cafe. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

Register here or just turn up on the day.

Sheen Death Cafe
Thursday 13th June 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy and Natalie are glad to welcome you to Boulangerie Jade (313 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 8QR) for this Death Cafe. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

You will need to buy your drinks and cakes, then join us for the discussion.

Register here or just turn up on the day.

Poppy's Open Day
Thursday 9th May 2024 2.00pm – 3.00pm

We're proud of the care we give at Poppy's and we’re pushing for excellent care to become normal across the sector.

We hope you’ll join us at our Dying Matters Week open day to see for yourself. Visit our beautiful light-filled mortuary, meet our team, learn more about how we care for the dead, and ask any questions.

Book your free place and find more here.

Tooting Death Cafe
Monday 29th April 2024 10.30am – 12.00pm

Poppy, Tonie and Hilary are glad to welcome you to Mushkil Aasaan (220-222 Upper Tooting Road London SW17 7EW) for this Death Cafe. This will be an inclusive, informal and friendly opportunity to gather together to eat cake, drink tea and talk about death.

It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. This opportunity is for adults and not children.

Please note this is new venue for the death cafe.

Register here or just turn up on the day.