In my day job I’m a social worker, a profession that embeds reflective practice in everything we do. We are encouraged to reflect on our assessments, conversations, how we handle situations, our training; pretty much every element of our work. I find reflection a useful tool and can feel quite enlightened when I think back […]
Hello my name is Alex Hoskyn and in April 2017 I started The Chatty Café Scheme which encourages cafes and other venues to designate a Chatter & Natter table. This is where customers can sit if they are happy to talk to other customers. It’s a simple concept and our aims are to reduce loneliness […]
On 5th July 2019 our founder Alex attended the awards at the Manchester Museum of Science & Industry and was thrilled to win the Award for Innovation!
We now have 3 sided table talkers for the Chatter & Natter tables! They are better for the environment than the plastic stands and have ideas for conversation starters on them aswell as the story of how the scheme began…