Facilitator

Jack Baxter, bio pic

If you enjoyed our events, a year-long subscription to The Grief Channel will get you on-demand access to 60+ hours of content from Good Grief Festival 2020 and soon 40+ hours of content from Good Grief Festival 2021 for just £20. You’ll also get access to The Grief School featuring regular monthly events with Julia Samuel and others, and a huge catalogue of talks, workshops and webinars which you can filter to provide you with relevant content specific to your experience of grief or bereavement. And, most importantly, you’ll be funding future Good Grief events! All events from Good Grief (March 27th and 28th) will be available with captions from Friday, April 2nd.

Jack Baxter’s dad, Dave, was 48 when he died of skin cancer in September 2013. Jack’s whole world fell apart. He was 22, new to adulthood and without his father. Jack made mistakes along the way, navigating a difficult stage in life without the constant support of an ever present father figure and his best friend

Jack met Ben and the New Normal Charity. It gave him the space to safely share his experiences with somebody that knew exactly what he was talking about. For Jack, this was a game changer in terms of his mental health and processing his grief. It was good to know that he wasn’t alone, even though sometimes it felt like he was.

Through The New Normal and Good Grief, Jack has been able to centre his loss and his love for his amazing dad, meeting so many wonderful people on the way who are all grieving. He’s thankful that they are out there, and that they are able to hold   space for one another.

The Grief Gang: Young + Bereaved