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 6378 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 6378 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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Death Cafe: Death Cafe ZARAUTZ

Posted by amaiartze on May 16, 2018, 12:29 a.m.



With Zarautz, Herri Zaintzailea

May 30, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UTC/GMT +1)

Voluntary Donation 3 €



Death Cafe: Melbourne Death Cafe - Eat chocolate, drink tea and discuss death

Posted by SMCT on May 15, 2018, 10:24 p.m.



With Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

Nov. 7, 2018, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Australia)

Free


Our Death Café is a place with a relaxed, open and safe atmosphere where you are invited to share with others your thoughts and feelings on the subject of death ...



Death Cafe: Wollongong Death Cafe

Posted by Homeinstead on May 15, 2018, 6:45 p.m.



With Home Instead Senior Care Wollongong

June 29, 2018, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (AEDT)

Free


Join us for a relaxed conversation about death, dying and options available for end of life.

We will have Dr Michael Barbato along with Specialist Palliatve Care Professionals to help ...



Death Cafe: Croydon Death Cafe in Thornton Heath

Posted by caroltrower on May 15, 2018, 4:43 p.m.



With Creating Conversations

June 20, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free Tea/Coffe and CAKE!


This Death Café will take place on the third Wednesday of each month. 

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



Death Cafe: Elmhurst Death Cafe

Posted by gretchensylvester on May 15, 2018, 3:39 p.m.


With Fawn Hoener

June 27, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (central)

free


This Death Cafe is an open forum discussion on death, dying and grief. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe comes to the Bay!

Posted by mvhpc on May 15, 2018, 10:53 a.m.



With Madawaska Valley Hospice Palliative Care

May 30, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EDT)

Free


Thanks to the Ashgrove Inn for providing the space.  Coffee and tea is provided. Please support them by buying a yummy dessert!



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Tallahassee

Posted by laurad1256 on May 15, 2018, 10:05 a.m.



With Big Bend Hospice

May 31, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern)

The only cost is your drink and food selection. (Preview the menu at theeastwoodcafe.com.)


Join us for casual, constructive, life-affirming conversations about death in a relaxed environment.

To claim your seat at the table or for more information, call Big Bend Hospice at 850-878-5310 ...



Death Cafe: Terminal Tuesday Death Cafe Cape Town

Posted by MortalMonday on May 15, 2018, 9:07 a.m.



With Sean O'Connor

May 22, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (CMT+2)

R 50 suggested donation for cake and beverages


We feature a double chocolate Guinness cake. 'Nuff said. 



Death Cafe: New Mills Festival Fringe Death Cafe

Posted by Compassionate Communities High Peak on May 15, 2018, 6:31 a.m.



With Compassionate Communities Derbyshire (High Peak)

Sept. 19, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK BST)

Free



Death Cafe: Tauranga Death Cafe

Posted by taurangadeathcafe@gmail.com on May 15, 2018, 3:54 a.m.



With Carole Spice & Bronwyn Hawksworth

May 26, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (New Zealand)

Koha Welcome


Everyone is welcome to this open, relaxed and spontaneous conversation on dying and death. This is a friendly space where you can share stories, question reality and hear new voices ...



Death Cafe: Portsmouth NH Death Cafe

Posted by Hospice Help Foundation on May 14, 2018, 10:04 a.m.



With Marsha Filion

June 9, 2018, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (EDT)

Donations will go to support hospice patients who are in extreme need at end of life.


This event will be sponsored by Extended Family. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe North Enfield

Posted by Ludensian on May 14, 2018, 6:23 a.m.



With Derek Grant

June 8, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

As with all Death Cafes, there is no charge. However if you are able and so inclined, a voluntary donation of up tp £5 to help cover costs of room hire and refreshments would be gratefullt received.


This will be the fourth Death Cafe North Enfield. It is held in a full access community resource centre. Like all Death Cafes, this one has no agenda other than ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe en Albacete

Posted by isabel on May 14, 2018, 4:04 a.m.



With Isabel Mª Murcia Saez

June 4, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Spain)

Libre



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Walkerville

Posted by yaringa@yahoo.com.au on May 13, 2018, 11:16 p.m.


With Abby Buckley

Oct. 12, 2018, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (ACDT)

Suggested Donation $5 to help cover cost of the yummy refreshments.


This Death Cafe is part of a series of ageing and wellness programs being held at Walkerville Uniting Church. The first Death Cafe we ran in April was such a ...



Death Cafe: Springvale Death Cafe - Eat chocolate, drink tea and discuss death

Posted by SMCT on May 13, 2018, 10:19 p.m.



With Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust

May 31, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (Australia)

Free


Our Death Café is a place with a relaxed, open and safe atmosphere where you are invited to share with others your thoughts and feelings on the subject of death ...