Alexandra Hoskyn

Alex is Founder of the Chatty Cafe Scheme which supports cafes to designate a 'Chatter & Natter' table where customers can sit if they are happy to talk to other customers.

Alex took a simple idea and ran with it.  The scheme has spread beyond small coffee shops with Costa Coffee and Sainsbury's both adopting the idea.  An inspirational story of taking action. 

www.thechattycafescheme.co.uk/

Alexandra Hoskyn's Project

Meet Alexandra Hoskyn. Back in 2017, she noticed exactly the same, decided to do something about it and launched the Chatty Cafe scheme. A simple idea. Alex asked cafes to pop a sign on a table saying “The seats on this table are for anyone happy to chat to other customers”.  And that’s all it […]

Alexandra Hoskyn's Tweets

Super excited Chatty Café Volunteers will be hosting a Chatter & Natter table at Home, Community Café, Emmanuel Church, 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6TR. From Tuesday 19th October 2pm – 3pm. Head down for a chat and a brew #didsbury #manchester council

Now in our 74th week of weekly befriending calls💛
167 people are currently receiving a phone call every week from our AMAZING army of volunteers 💛#volunteering #reducelonelinesss #befriendingcalls #loneliness

Can you give up 30 minutes a week to call someone experiencing loneliness? We need more volunteers to join our amazing team across the UK. Email jenny@thechattycafescheme.co.uk for more info #volunteering #loneliness

https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/chatty-cafe-scheme-loneliness-isolation-21468177

Love helping to connect people and reduce loneliness? We are looking for a Volunteer Lead - please see our Facebook page for more info or email abi@thechattycafescheme.co.uk for a full job description.

Lots of great new venues have joined The Chatty Cafe Scheme this week, all helping to reduce loneliness across the UK - see our website to join or to find a Chatter & Natter table near you ☕️#loneliness

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