Facilitator

Katherine May

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.

Katherine May lives by the sea in Whitstable and is an avid lover of the outdoors. She is the author of The Electricity of Every Living Thing, a memoir about her walk in the wilds as she came to terms with an Asperger’s diagnosis and of Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times.

Katherine’s personal wintering experiences have taught her what it means to be different and how we can all learn to make peace within our own unquiet minds.

Katherine has written for The Times, Stylist, Aeon, Good Housekeeping and Psychologies, and has been a regular pundit on BBC Radio London. Katherine is an advocate for the glory of cold, snow, icy landscapes, the northern lights, winter landscapes and most particularly, cold-water swimming.

Katherine has also created a podcast, The Wintering Sessions.

Katherine May: The Power of Rest + Retreat in Difficult Times