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East Yorkshire grief support group to hold pop up event in Pocklington

East Yorkshire grief support group to hold pop up event in Pocklington


A Market Weighton grief charity is to hold a bereavement support event in Pocklington later this month.


Thanks to the generosity of Sam Storey, owner of the Market Street Café, Talking about Loss is holding its first event in Pocklington between 6pm and 8pm on Tuesday, 22ndFebruary.


Talking about Loss founder, Jacqui Gunn, who started the group following the loss of her father, explained the rationale for the event: "Many of us have struggled over the last 20 months and we wanted to host a drop in event with trained counsellors for people to talk informally with other people who have experienced loss.


"We're very grateful to Sam for letting us host the event and to counsellors,Jayne GirkingandCarole Dalton. We're hoping that this is the first of a series of bereavement support events that we will be able to hold in Pocklington.


"Market Street Caféis a fitting venue as it was one of my dad's favourite places to eat in Pocklington. There's no need to book - just come and join us any time between 6 and 8pm." 


The pop up Pocklington event is one a series of events hosted by Talking about Loss that include activities, Men's groups and regular ‘cuppa and chat' sessions at the charity's base at the Community Hub in Market Weighton. For more information, visit


Talking about Loss is a registered charity that 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.  Left to right: Sam Storey, Alison Tweedie and Jacqui Gunn outside the Market Street Café in Pocklington Sam Storey Alison Tweedie and Jacqui Gunn


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


Direct line:01430 871360

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Notes to editors


  1. For more information about Talking about Loss, please visit
  2. For more information about Market Street Café, please visit