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Death Cafe set to open up in Ironmonger Street in Stamford to open the conversation about dying

Two friends in Stamford are opening a 'death cafe' in Stamford tomorrow (Thursday, September 12) to open up the conversation about dying.

Annie Hall, a professional homeopath, and Amanda Seyderhelm, a certified play therapist, have a mutual interest in mental health. They have opened the cafe with the objective of increasing awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their lives.

The initiative is being supported by Stamford mental health charity MindSpace.

Stamford writer and artist, Amanda Seyderhelm
Stamford writer and artist, Amanda Seyderhelm

The group, in which it is hoped people will gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death, is intended to be a discussion group rather than a

Death Cafes have spread quickly across Europe, North America and Australasia into 65 countries. People are keen to talk about. The Death Cafe model was developed by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid, based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz.

The first Death Café in Stamford will be on September 12 at Café Chocolat, 2 Ironmonger Street, Stamford, at 10.30am until 12.30pm.

Anyone is welcome to join.

To find out more visit www.facebook.com/groups/deathcafeinstamford

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