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The latest news and opinion on our work and activities, plus our spokespeople on what we’re doing to support children and young people suffering bereavement.

Bushey Dads

Local Dads take on National Three Peaks in aid of Grief Encounter

17 May 2021
Friends and Fathers, James, Jonny, James and Richard, from Bushey, Hertfordshire, will take on the big climb to the summits of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon in just 24 hours on 18th September 2021

Get Back in the Swing of Things This Summer with Grief Encounter

11 Mar 2021
Has your handicap suffered during Lockdown? Fear not, there’s still plenty of time to get back into the swing of things in time to take part in our brand new Golf-tastic events this Summer.
FMN Walk

Grief Encounter Get Ready For Their First Ever Nationwide Walk

08 Mar 2021
On Sunday 21st March 2021, hundreds of families, individuals and their furry friends across the UK, will be taking part in the Grief Encounter ‘Forget-Me-Not Walk’ supporting bereaved children and young people

Grief Encounter is taking part in the UK’s First Mental Health Festival for Children

11 Dec 2020
Grief Encounter is proud to be taking part in the Now and Beyond Festival on February 3rd 2021, the UK’s First Mental Health Festival for Children

Grief Encounter Secure £100,000 from Barclays Covid Relief Fund

01 Dec 2020
Leading UK children’s bereavement charity has been chosen as one of only 100 charities to receive funding from the Barclays 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Fund
I got through CGAW

Spoken Word Stars #saythewords Supporting Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2020

17 Nov 2020
UK Spoken Word stars, Hussain Manawer and Reeps One, have lent their support to leading children’s bereavement charity, Grief Encounter for Children’s Grief Awareness Week (CGAW) 2020
golf day news 2020

Celebrating a Perfect Round as Golf Days Raise £30,000

25 Sep 2020
UK leading bereavement charity, Grief Encounter, hosted their first ‘in-person’ fundraising event since March 2020, with over 300 socially distanced golfers
Strong Generation Z

‘Generation Z’ release debut charity single ‘STRONG’, in aid of Grief Encounter

21 Aug 2020
Generation Z, a London based musical group made up of teens aged 13 – 19 years old, formed during the Covid-19 pandemic, writing and recording their first single, ‘Strong’, in lockdown.


Featured widely in both local and national media, Grief Encounter are often asked for comment when a bereavement issue arises in the press. If you are a member of the press and would like comment from, or information about Grief Encounter, please do not hesitate to contact us.