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.

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 […]

Alexandra Hoskyn's Tweets

The Chatty Café Scheme are proud to be the part of the Government’s Tackling Loneliness Network. Please see the group’s latest Tackling Loneliness Network Action Plan for more info #LetsTalkLoneliness #chatterandnatter #chattycafescheme

We loved being part of the sector challenge to look at ways to improve social prescribing, please join our session if you’d like to learn more:

It is our mission to encourage human interaction and conversation with the aim of connecting communities and improving the lives of people affected by social isolation and loneliness. It is our dream to see “Chatter & Natter” tables a part of everyday café culture💛

As part of @wethecatalysts sector challenge programme @BexleyVSC @chattycafe & @MboroStcktnMind came together with @lightful to strengthen approaches to #SocialPrescribing.

Join them for a lunchtime webinar to find out more 👇

See Alex, the founder of The Chatty Cafe Scheme on #BBCBreakfast at 8.20am this morning. She will be talking about #loneliness in the UK 🧡🧡

See our founder Alex on BBC breakfast tomorrow at 8.15am being interviewed about how The Chatty Cafe Scheme is helping to reduce loneliness across the UK 💛 #BBCBreakfast #loneliness

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