Welcome to Death Cafe

A Death Cafe is an event where people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death.

At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.

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Talking about death

A Death Cafe is an agenda free discussion about death. So far we've held 6763 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 6763 Death Cafes. These never involve agendas, advertising or set conclusions. Interesting conversations are guaranteed!

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Host a Death Cafe

People who adopt the model set out in our guide are welcome to set up their own Death Cafes. So far we've held Death Cafes in 56 countries.

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Support Death Cafe

Running Death Cafe is great fun but does take a lot of time. If you value this work please support us on Patreon.

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Recent posts

Death Cafe: Death Cafe On Basmannaya

Posted by Galina on Aug. 9, 2018, 12:45 p.m.



With Central Universal Science Nekrasov Library

Aug. 29, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (Moscow, Russia)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Stafford

Posted by penkridge on Aug. 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m.


With The Co-operative Funeralcare

Aug. 23, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (United Kingdom)

Accepts donations


The Co-operative Funeralcare are the sponsors.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Tottenham

Posted by Jane Morgan on Aug. 9, 2018, 9:18 a.m.



With Jane Morgan and Ruth Valentine

Aug. 28, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Our Death Cafe is taking place in Blighty India Cafe in the vibrant, busy and wonderful community that is Tottenham.

Come and join us to talk about all things death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Brighton

Posted by felice on Aug. 9, 2018, 5:40 a.m.


With felice rhiannon

Oct. 20, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


the aim of the death cafe is to bring the topic of death and dying back into public conversation, for people of all ages, races, sexual orientations, beliefs (or none ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Grafton, WI

Posted by KellyTeague on Aug. 8, 2018, 8:59 p.m.



With Kelly Teague

Aug. 22, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 7.45 p.m. (United States)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Santa Monica

Posted by Trisha Jauchler on Aug. 8, 2018, 7:49 p.m.



With Trisha Jauchler/On Bright Wings

Sept. 6, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free


On Bright Wings provides an artful approach to aging, end of life, and griefwork combining creative arts therapies with traditional therapeutic tools for exploration and healing.  On Bright Wings' mission ...



Death Cafe: Charlotte's Death Cafe

Posted by Gaye Dimmick on Aug. 8, 2018, 1:48 p.m.



With Gaye Dimmick

Aug. 15, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern standard time)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Winooski Vermont Death Cafe

Posted by alexandriakerrigan on Aug. 8, 2018, 11:38 a.m.



With Alexandria Kerrigan

Aug. 26, 2018, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Buckingham Death Cafe

Posted by Amandabrubaker on Aug. 8, 2018, 10:38 a.m.



With Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity

Sept. 5, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


Buckingham Town Council have organised a Good Endings Fair on Saturday 8th September.  The Death Cafe is part of this event.



Death Cafe: Leeds Death Cafe

Posted by JacquieWilliams on Aug. 8, 2018, 9:25 a.m.


With Jacquie Williams

Aug. 23, 2018, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


I have an interest in matters related to death and dying, and in the ways that we approach this subject.



Death Cafe: Westerville Death Cafe

Posted by Columbus Death Cafe/Lizzy Miles on Aug. 8, 2018, 5:44 a.m.



With Lizzy Miles and Linda Manley

Oct. 27, 2018, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (EST)

Free


This is as authentic as you can get. No agenda, no ideology. You share what's on your mind related to death & dying. This is a discussion group, not a ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at Poppies Seaham

Posted by Death Cafe at Poppies Seaham on Aug. 7, 2018, 6:50 p.m.



With George & Debbie

Sept. 13, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Santa Clara Death Cafe

Posted by Candee Lucas on Aug. 7, 2018, 3:03 p.m.



With Candee Lucas

Aug. 15, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free


Want a safe space to talk about death, dying, what it means? How do we participate or incorporate  dying into our lives as we come upon that experience?

Thanks to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Nevada City, CA

Posted by Deerheart on Aug. 7, 2018, 11:49 a.m.



With The HeartWay and California College of Ayurveda

Aug. 29, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (pacific standard time)

Free


We hope you'll join us!

Held on the last Wednesday of every month, our Death Cafe is a place with a relaxed, open, and safe atmosphere where you are ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Laguna Beach, CA

Posted by Deerheart on Aug. 7, 2018, 11:48 a.m.



With The HeartWay and Laguna Beach Seniors

Aug. 27, 2018, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (pacific standard time)

Free


We hope you'll join us!

Held on the last monday of every month, our Death Cafe is a place with a relaxed, open, and safe atmosphere where you are ...