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East Yorkshire grief support group to host Family Wellbeing Day

East Yorkshire grief support group to host Family Wellbeing Day


A Market Weighton grief charity is to host a Family Wellbeing Day next month.


Talking about Loss has secured funding from ERYC and local businesses to host the event at Rossmoor Park, home to Mindful Memorials, on 25thSeptember.


Talking about Loss founder, Jacqui Gunn explained the rationale for the event: "Many of us have struggled over the last 18 months and we wanted to host a family-friendly event that gives people the chance to try something new and maybe meet new people."


A series of bell tents and yurts in the grounds of Rossmoor Park will be made into wellbeing zones where there will be activities throughout the day.


Former Strictly come Dancing professional dancer, AndrewCuerden of Soulhuband Wolds Wellbeing founder and fitness specialist, Andrea Seaman will lead workshops in the Movement and Mindfulness zones, whilst the Children's zone will feature activities including mini yoga led by Kirsty Pearson from Flying Feathers Family Wellbeing and Relaxation.


In the Arts and Crafts zone, Liz Calvert and Gary Thompson from Wild Earth Creative Education will lead a morning and afternoon workshop that will be followed by a cookery demonstration from Davina Lovegreen Catering.


Refreshments will be available throughout the day and there will be opportunities to explore the Park's beautiful gardens.


In addition to the guided activities, there will be opportunities to talk to holistic therapists and representatives from groups including Second Thoughts, Dementia Friendly East Riding, Pre-loved Sports and Pocklington Young People Count.


Thanks to a Do it for East Yorkshire Community Grant and generous funding from local businesses Mindful Memorials, X9 K9 and Steve Gunn, the event is free, but places must be reserved. Bookings for either the morning (9.30am to 1pm) or the afternoon session (12.30pm to 4pm) can be made online at


Based in the TAL Community Hub in Market Weighton, Talking about Loss was established by Jacqui Gunn in 2019 as aa warm, friendly, supportive peer and professional-led meet up group for like-minded people to talk freely about loss.



Photograph caption:

1.  Jacqui Gunn, left and Anna Buckley in the garden at Rossmoor Park Jacqui Gunn at Rossmoor Park


For more information or to arrange an interview with Jacqui Gunn, please contact Tracey Baty at three60 marketing on


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Notes to editors


  1. For more information about Talking about Loss, please visit
  2. For more information about Mindful Memorials, please visit
  3. For more information about X9-K9, please visit
  4. For more information about Steve Gunn Building Contractors, please visit