Every year in May, Dying Matters week gives us an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the agenda.

Farleigh Hospice and a number of local partners have created a calendar of interactive events for anyone to take part in throughout the week!


Monday 13th May...

Event: Are We Ready? Come along and share your thoughts on dying and being ready for death on one of our giant chalkboards.
Where: High Chelmer Shopping Centre, Chelmsford
Time: 9am - 5pm

Event: Farleigh Hospice HOP vehicle - Farleigh Hospice's information team will be on hand to provide information and support for anyone who is living with a life-limiting illness.
Where: High Street, Chelmsford
Time: 9am - 5pm

Event: Death Cafe - Drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. The aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.
Where: The Ideas Hub, Chelmsford Library
Time: 12pm - 2pm


Tuesday 14th May...

Event: Farleigh Hospice Bereavement Help Point
Where: Suzie's Tea Shop, Maldon
Time: 10:15am - 12pm


Wednesday 15th May...

Event: Information Stand - the Farleigh information team will be available to provide information and support for anyone who is living with a life-limiting illness.
Where: Tesco, Maldon
Time: 10am - 3pm

Event: Bereavement Open Support Group - mutual support for all adults over 18 years of age who have had a significant bereavement.
Where: Farleigh Hospice, Chelmsford
Time: 7pm - 8:30pm


Wednesday 15th May...

Event: Information Stand - the Farleigh information team will be available to provide information and support for anyone who is living with a life-limiting illness.
Where: Tesco, Maldon
Time: 10am - 3pm

Event: Bereavement Open Support Group - mutual support for all adults over 18 years of age who have had a significant bereavement.
Where: Farleigh Hospice, Chelmsford
Time: 7pm - 8:30pm


Sunday 19th May...

Event: Farleigh Hospice Outreach vehicle @ the Young Farmers Show
Where: Young Farmers Show, Chelmsford
Time: 9am - 5pm

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