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 3371 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 3371 events. Death Cafes never involve agendas, advertising or set conclusions. Interesting conversation is 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 33 countries.

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Support Death Cafe

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.

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To read about our work to set up a brick & mortar Death Cafe in London click here >>

Recent posts

Death Cafe: Death Cafe North Coastal San Diego

Posted by deathcafesandiego on July 23, 2016, 3:04 p.m.



With Karen Van Dyke

Aug. 7, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PST)

Donations are appreciated to help defray cost of copying, food and dry goods.


My dear friend will be graciously hosting this Death Cafe in her lovely home.  And you won't want to miss her culinary treats.  We will hold the number at ...



Death Cafe: Toronto Death Cafe

Posted by Linda Stuart on July 22, 2016, 5:25 p.m.



With Linda Stuart

July 28, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (eastern)

Free



Death Cafe: Tucson Death Cafe

Posted by tucsondeathcafe on July 21, 2016, 7:41 p.m.



With Isabel Amorous

Aug. 3, 2016, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (MST)

Free/donation


Rincon Market has agreed to host us as our new expanded location. Thanks Rincon!



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hitchin

Posted by salli on July 21, 2016, 5:33 p.m.



With Salli

Aug. 30, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (GMT)

All contributions gratefully received, to cover room hire.


Death Cafe Hitchin has held monthly meetings for over a year. Join us for thought-provoking conversation.  Discuss issues that you perhaps would prefer to avoid!  Sort out your priorities, don ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hitchin

Posted by salli on July 21, 2016, 5:32 p.m.



With Salli

July 26, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (GMT)

All contributions gratefully received, to cover room hire.


Death Cafe Hitchin has held monthly meetings for over a year. Join us for thought-provoking conversation.  Discuss issues that you perhaps would prefer to avoid!  Sort out your priorities, don ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Gettysburg/Fairfield

Posted by Rosalie Moore on July 21, 2016, 11:22 a.m.



With Rosalie Hunter Moore

Aug. 6, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Donation of $5 is requested to cover costs of using the church's Fellowship Hall, refreshments, and the like.



Death Cafe: Madoc's First Death Cafe

Posted by Olga Nikolajev on July 21, 2016, 10:42 a.m.



With Olga Nikolajev: Dying Matters.ca

Aug. 9, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)

free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Birmingham

Posted by carrieweekes on July 21, 2016, 8:59 a.m.



With Carrie Weekes and Frances Glover, A Natural Undertaking Limited

Aug. 23, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Attendance is free, but we do ask that you book a ticket if possible so we can manage the numbers.


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 ...



Death Cafe: The Lewisham Death Cafe

Posted by LewishamDeathCafe on July 21, 2016, 5:51 a.m.



With Francis

Aug. 6, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (BST)

Lewisham Death Cafe is FREE


I attended four different Death Cafes (Hitchin, Bedford, Greenwich and Surbiton) over the past few months, and was so impressed by each one of them that I decided to start ...



Death Cafe: Phoenix Death Cafe

Posted by Alicia Coleman on July 21, 2016, 4:51 a.m.



With Alicia Coleman

Aug. 13, 2016, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (mountain standard)

no fee


Please come join us for indcredible conversation, tea/coffee, and treats at the Phoenix Death Cafe, being held at the Fair Trade Cafe on 1st St. and Roosevelt in Phoenix ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Seattle - North King County

Posted by Loren Peters on July 20, 2016, 11:57 p.m.



With Loren Peters

Aug. 1, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)

There is no cost.


All are welcome.  Please come and add your voice to our ongoing conversation about dying, death and life.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Salford

Posted by BlueLotus on July 20, 2016, 3:16 p.m.



With Mandi Weston

Sept. 2, 2016, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (London)

suggested donation £2.50 to help towards refreshments


We feel there is a need for more resources for people who have been delivered with the news that they are nearing the end of life and moving on to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in the Valley

Posted by SoultenderMaggie on July 20, 2016, 1:46 p.m.



With Maggie Yenoki

Aug. 2, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (pacific)

Free! But your help with refreshment costs and room rental are welcomed.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Kansas City

Posted by CourtneyLane on July 20, 2016, 11:55 a.m.



With Courtney Lane

July 28, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


Please join us for open and honest conversations about death and death-related things.  All questions, comments, and feelings are welcomed. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Maple Ridge, BC

Posted by stephen on July 20, 2016, 11:08 a.m.



With Stephen Garrett

Aug. 3, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

FREE


We are changing the way North Americans relate to death from a fear based denial perspective to a relationship based on acceptance and inspiration.