The charity Marie Curie has organised a National Day of Reflection on Tuesday the 23rd of March.

This commemorative day includes a series of short online talks and conversations to support those who are grieving a loved one.

Marking a year since the start of lockdown, the National Day of Reflection aims to bring comfort and hope to those who have suffered a bereavement in these challenging times.

Some of the events taking place include:

11.30am – A Moment of Reflection. Readings and thoughts followed by a one minute silence at 12 noon.

12 noon – Grief School with Julia Samuel. A one hour session providing tools and practices for coping with grief.

6pm – Finding Hope and Meaning beyond Covid 19

7pm – When you walk through the storm – how songs can heal

8pm – Shine a light

To show support to others in your local community you can paint or draw a poster for your window, or download one from their website to print off and colour in.

Learn more about the National Day of Reflection and view the whole programme of talks, conversations and registration details via the link below. Every talk is free however it is requested that you register in advance to take part.

https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/get-involved/day-of-reflection/talks