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 5256 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 5256 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 51 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 in Croydon

Posted by caroltrower on Oct. 20, 2017, 6 a.m.



With Creating Conversations

Nov. 3, 2017, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free beverages, please ask the Death Cafe facilitator for a Voucher


This Death Café will take place on the second Friday of each month. 

It will provide an opportunity for individuals of any background, religion, culture or belief to meet together ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Croydon

Posted by Serenity on Oct. 19, 2017, 7:02 p.m.



With Serenity Gardens

Oct. 28, 2017, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Greenwich Mean Time)

This event is free but please support the venue by buying some refreshments.


This space will provide an opportunity for individuals of any background, religion, culture or belief to meet together in a non-judgemental environment to discuss death and dying - one of our ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Cold Lake

Posted by nourishthesoulwellnesscentre on Oct. 19, 2017, 6:09 p.m.



With Nourish the Soul Wellness Centre

Nov. 16, 2017, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

Accept donation



Death Cafe: Virginia Water Death Cafe

Posted by Katrina Taee on Oct. 19, 2017, 12:48 p.m.



With Katrina Taee and Jane Flynn

Nov. 6, 2017, 6.45 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (GMT)

We ask for a £3 donation to help cover the cost of the hire of the venue. We donate the cakes (homemade by the way) and drinks.


We both feel passionate about bringing the conversation about death and dying into everyday normal life.  Death Cafe is a wonderful way to explore thoughts and feelings about the subject ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Atlanta #41

Posted by Mark (Atlanta, GA) on Oct. 19, 2017, 12:18 p.m.



With Mark LaRocca-Pitts

Nov. 25, 2017, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (EST (USA))

Free--Suppored by a grant from Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation.


First Death Café in a Cemetery (and the first one in the Southeast USA)!

In real estate, it’s always location, location, location. Well, why not for a Death Caf ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe

Posted by hannahjskinner on Oct. 19, 2017, 10:36 a.m.



With Hannah Skinner

Nov. 9, 2017, 8.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

Death Cafe is free, but any donations to cover the cost of refreshments will be welcomed.


Hannah has previously facilitated Death Cafes and has seen the positive place that they provide for people who want to talk about death. We will meet in our soon-to-open cafe ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sampa

Posted by Elca on Oct. 19, 2017, 7:53 a.m.



With Renata Vasconcellos - Malu Barros

Nov. 12, 2017, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m. (1 hour eastern from EST)

Participation in the Death Cafe is free. This time, since the cemetery is offering the space, the drinks and the food, participation will cost R$10,00.


It has now been more than 2 years since we opened the Death Cafe in Brazil.  We meet once a month, usually.  We are now alternating doing sometimes at the ...



Death Cafe: LGBTQ+ Death Cafe

Posted by nickbaggio on Oct. 19, 2017, 5:12 a.m.


With Nick and Janice

March 3, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Grimsby

Posted by KerryTuck on Oct. 18, 2017, 7:28 p.m.


With Kerry Tuck

Nov. 28, 2017, 7.45 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

£0


Death Cafe aims to discuss all aspects of death, no stone unturned, in a safe, open and honest environment alongside others with a genuine interest in the area of death ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:26 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

Dec. 4, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:25 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

Nov. 6, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:25 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

Oct. 2, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:24 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

Sept. 4, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:23 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

Aug. 7, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...



Death Cafe: T-Town Death Cafe

Posted by Kelli Barr-Lyles on Oct. 18, 2017, 1:19 p.m.



With Kelli Barr-Lyles

July 10, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


I'm running a Death Cafe to give people an opportunity to talk about death.  Are you scared of death?  Great, let's talk about that.  Are you intrigued by ...