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
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 33 countries.Our guide
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Offering Death Cafe is great fun but also a lot of work. If you value what we are doing please consider donating towards our costs.
To read about our work to set up a brick & mortar Death Cafe in London click here >>
With Danielle Brandon, Jim Van Buskirk and Harvey Schwartz
March 20, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (pacific)
free. Consider donating on the Death Cafe website.
March 10, 2016, 6.45 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)
The event is free and there will be food and drink to purchase. Donations to cover cost of room hire are welcome.
You are welcome to join us for tea, cake and conversation about death in an open, respectful and confidential space. We meet simply as people who are going to die ...
With Lis Horwich
March 14, 2016, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (british wintertime)
There is no fee,but if able, a £3 donation to cover costs of the event would be much appreciated.
I really think death and dying are most fasinating subjects, as I believe the more we talk about these subjects and the more we become at easy with them, the ...
A very enjoyable evening at Highcliffe Death Café. We had one new member joying us to make our small group perfect this evening. We talked much about Kundalini awakening, which one member has experienced, he felt he all too often were not understood by folks, he shares this information with. He was so relieved he was heard this evening. We shared a discussion about some books on the table, several written by Emma Heathcote-James: “They Walk Among Us”, was highly recommend and Fritjof Capra: “The Tao of Physics” and “Uncommon Wisdom” as “must” read books. Talked briefly about funerals, if we cared for a David Bowie style with ...
With Louise Winter & David Blackwell
Feb. 29, 2016, 7.30 p.m. - 10.30 p.m. (GMT)
There is a suggested donation of £5 is requested to cover the costs of the venue including unlimited tea, coffee, cake and snacks.
Join Louise Winter and David Blackwell at Shoreditch's sanctuary living-room - Ziferblat - to discuss all matters of mortality over a cup of tea and a slice of cake.
With Kate Thomas / Irene Montefiore
Feb. 26, 2016, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (WAT)
Free - just buy your own cuppa
Who'd have thought that talking about death could be so much fun? This is a group of people who embrace life, while recognising that death is inevitable. So we ...
"How not avoid what is uncomfortable, how to embrace it. How to make space in this our society for this experience." These were some of the challenges an attendee shared with the group after their experience of being with someone through death. "Death has changed everything for me in the most profound way that I am actually grateful for the experience," admitted another.
To be with someone who is dying is to come close to a profoundly liminal experience. As one member said, "Death is the transition between the seen and the unseen." And while deeply sad, it can be awe inspiring to realize that "whatever we are ...
With Yvonne Heath
Feb. 29, 2016, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern)
$2.00 suggested donation for treats
With Loren Peters
March 7, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)
We ask for a small donation to help George: Center for Community meet the expenses of hosting our Death Cafe.
All are welcome. We gather the first Monday of each month. Please come as you can and add your voice to our ongoing conversation.
With Jennifer Moran Stritch/The Loss and Grief Research Group at LIT
April 21, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)
Free admission and baked goods available; participants only need to purchase/coffee and tea if desired.
This Death Cafe Limerick event is part of a day-long symposium entitled ‘Death/Disease/Design’, hosted by the Limerick School of Art and Design on April 21st, 2016. For ...
With Lucy Beevor & Therese Kieran
March 13, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)
Free admission; participants to purchase their own refreshments
This is the first Death Cafe in Belfast and we really don't know what to expect in terms of how many people will attend! We want to keep the ...
With Tiffany Lazic and Crysta Fernandez
Feb. 19, 2016, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Free! However donations to offset the cost of tea and cake are graciously accepted.
Attendees are invited to steer the conversation in any direction they wish (provided it is death related of course!). Quotes and suggested questions for discussion will also be available.
Feb. 23, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (gmt)
accept donations to the venue
Please come early [6 or before] if you would like to eat. !
For those not eating please be there for 7pm start.
With Selen Caglayik Eloglu
Feb. 18, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (+2 GMT)
Donations for cake
Event in Turkish.
With Going-My Way Deathcare & Returning Home
Feb. 16, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (MST)
All donations go to Returning Home, a non-profit home funeral organization