News & Events

Dying Matters Week 6-12 May 2024

Led by Hospices UK, 6 to 12 May is  Dying Matters Awareness Week, an annual event that prompts communities across the UK to engage in meaningful conversations about death, dying, and end-of-life care. This year's theme is the way we…
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National Grief Awareness week 2-8 December 2023

National Grief Awareness Week – 2–8 December 2023 2 to 8 December 2023 is National Grief Awareness week, led by the Good Grief Trust. This year National Grief Awareness week is about connecting with our communities through shared events because:…
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In conversation with Dr Rachel Clarke

Dr Rachel Clarke and Professor Mark Taubert discuss how to help people at the end of life have as full and rich a life as possible, the challenges of living in the face of death and the transformative power of…
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Listening and having tender conversations – with Dr Kathryn Mannix

What happens when we truly listen to someone, give them our complete attention with tenderness and compassion, and enable them to talk about what matters most? Compassionate Cymru are delighted to invite you to an In Conversation event with Dr…
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My Winter Health Plan

This scheme aims to help people with long-term physical or mental health conditions and their carers to provide clear information to health and care staff who may need to visit their home in an emergency. https://111.wales.nhs.uk/livewell/lifestylewellbeing/winterhealthplan/?clearcache=1&locale=en.
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#IRemember

#IRemember 22 – 26 November, 2021 Across the world, different cultures and faiths have ways to remember the dead, although different, all have their roots in memory and the importance of not forgetting those we knew. #IRemember creates a space…
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Talking of Dying
A Programme of free events
to be held at St. Paul’s Centre, Port Talbot

Conversations about death, dying and loss in our community from the past, present and future.November 2021. A month-long series of free interesting talks, presentations, personal experiences and activities for everyone, exploring the topic of death and dying. Monday 1 November,…
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End of Life Doulas

End of Life Doulas provide practical and emotional support to people with a life limiting illness and to the people important to them. We make death and dying all of our business by working alongside people in their communities, harnessing…
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ACE – Action in Caerau and Ely

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2021 (10 - 16 May) ACE - Action in Caerau and Ely hosted a number of events to mark and contribute to Dying Matters Awareness Week. Over the past year, Kimberley, our Macmillan Development Officer, has…
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HARD TALK IN The KITCHEN – Location, Location: Are we obsessing about a good place to die?

Maggie’s Cardiff and Compassionate Cymru hosted a discussion on Wednesday 12th May at 12pm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4wIfH9XEec&t=2s The theme of this year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week is being in a good place to die. What does this mean? Do we human beings…
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