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Public Meeting, Fri 24 Aug 2018


Death Cafe

Death Cafe


Held in Kirkstall Abbey Visitor Centre, Colonel North Room.

At death cafés friends and strangers meet to discuss death over tea and cake. There is no agenda, objectives or themes, other than to increase awareness and openness about death. It is a discussion group and not a grief support or counselling session. The intention is not to reach a conclusion or a plan a course of action. We aim to create a comfortable, respectful, and confidential space. You can find out more here []

This talk is part of a programme of events linked to Abbey House Museum's exhibition _REMEMBRANCE._

How have we chosen to remember those close to us in the past? How important are objects, places and actions in helping us tell personal stories today about those we have lost? This new display, co-curated with Abbey House Museum and the University of Leeds, reflects on how commemoration has changed since the Victorian era and features contributions from people in contemporary Leeds. 

Find out more about the exhibition here []

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 24 Aug 2018 11:00 to 12:00



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    Abbey Road,
    LS5 3EH



    See location of Kirkstall Abbey on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

    By Car:
    Kirkstall Abbey is located 3 miles from the city centre off the main A65 road, adjacent to Abbey House Museum.

    By Public Transport:
    The number 33 bus stops outside the abbey which can be caught at Leeds bus station.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley & Kirkstall Forge station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups