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Memento Mori – the first Death Café at St Fagans

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is an informal get together and an opportunity to talk about themes that are not often discussed, rather than a grief support or counselling session.

Hosted by Louvain Rees and Abike Ogunlokun, the first St Fagans Death Café will take a look at how we think about death in Wales and other cultures, in the past and present.

Join us to discover the morbid side of St Fagans as you take part in a ‘death on site’ tour, view and handle objects from our collections, enjoy cake, have a chat about the end of life and make your own memorial jewellery!

Bring old photographs, clothes, hair or similar reminders of your loved ones (they don’t have to be dead) for our memorial jewellery workshop and create some jewellery to remember!

Booking: This event has limited capacity – you are advised to reserve your tickets in advance via Eventbrite. Any remaining places will be available on the day at the advertised start time for the event on a first come fist served basis

Cost: Free* A refundable deposit of £5 will be required to secure the booking of each ticket – this will be refunded to your bank account within 5 working days of check in for the event.

Language: Some of our staff speak Welsh, some are learning and others speak English only. Keep an eye out for the Iaith Gwaith lanyards to see who’s who. If you’re learning Welsh, give it a go!

Accessibility: Some parts of the guided tour section of this event will visit historic buildings that are not accessible for wheelchair users.

Venue

saint fagans
St Fagans National History Museum
Cardiff, CF5 6XB
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Funding Partners

families first
cardiff partnership
promo cymru