Welcome to Death Cafe
At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is
A Death Cafe is a special occasion - a discussion group where the only topic is death. And it makes for a fantastic conversation! To date we've held 1439 Death Cafes.See listings
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Lets talk about death!
This website is an online space to talk about death. Please share your thoughts, links and art about death and post your Death Cafes.
Please share your thoughts on plans to set up a 'real' Death Cafe in London More info
Wishing you a fabulous festive season!
Thanks so much for all your support of Death Cafe.
Looking forward to a fascinating 2015 :)
This year I’ve been developing plans to set up a real Death Cafe in London. The work so far has convinced me that this venture is both viable and desirable. Death Cafe London is a community venture however, and won’t work without widespread support. When I met him recently, Bernard Crettaz urged caution. We need to make some crucial decisions about whether to proceed or not and so this is a request ...
With Carly-Jay Metcalfe
Feb. 21, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Brisbane)
Due to not being able to get to a Death Cafe during the week, I thought a Saturday would be a better option for others who cannot make it on ...
With Patti Amundson
Jan. 22, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (pacific)
I hope to help create a safe environment where people interested in this topic feel free to speak openly. I believe a sense of humor is appropriate almost any time ...
With George: Center for Community
Jan. 5, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)
Small donations are requested to help George cover the cost of coffee and tea.
Death Cafe Seattle - Lake City meets the first Monday of each month. Ours is a casual gathering in a quiet, safe space. Good company. Good conversation. Good desserts.
Please join ...
i just wrote up a question and don't know if I sent it before I finished. So I will pose the quetion again. The editor here wants to send a reporter to our first ever death cafe in Ontario OR to "cover the meeting", should I allow that with ...
With Ava Reyerson
Jan. 3, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (GMT +8)
Free to participate (you pay for your choice of food/drink).
The Death Cafe - Fremantle, WA, running monthly since March 2013, is a very informal gathering with the emphasis on sharing stories, experiences and fears about death and dying. A list ...
With Circle of Life Community Hospice Foundation and Graduate Students for Gerontology
Jan. 17, 2015, 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (Pacific)
Circle of Life Hospice is hosting this death cafe to help people become more comfortable with the many issues surrounding death and dying. The Death Cafe is an open forum ...
T’is the season to reflect on vitality, seemingly igniting the skies during these darkest days that commence a new era. Vitality equals dignity and is relative to the notion that we matter even when we do not measure up. The most captivating illustration of this is the Charlie Brown Christmas tree. We stand in awe of annual Christmas trees at Rock Center or the Washington Mall, but remember the Charlie Brown Christmas tree as ...
With Cassandra Tribe, MHCA-RI/Oasis
Jan. 15, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)
$5 suggested donation if possible to help cover the costs of utilities for using the space.
As providers of services to marginalized communities, both Dragon Mountain and MHCA-RI have recognized that the most marginalized of all is the general community - especially when it comes to being ...
Please, a moment of silence out of respect and appreciation for the service the German Chocolate Cake performed at the Providence Death Cafe tonight. It is the only one of us who did not survive. A magical 13 (sorry Jack, you would be fourteen but I can only count those with three or less legs; and for the little one still cuddled in the womb – not yet) gathered and explored the world of Advanced Care Directives, why and how to spell out what you want (DNR or full code) is important to get into the system now, the reality of conversations about wishes in relationships, and how we ...
Very near my sunset, I bless you, Life
because you never gave me neither unfilled hope
nor unfair work, nor undeserved sorrow.
Because I see at the end of my rough way
that I was the architect of my own destiny ...![endif]-->!--[if>
I'm sure the holiday season is not the best time for this but I need to raise something :)
Our guide to running your own Death Cafe (http://deathcafe.com/how/) is clear that Death Cafes are not for profit. Organisers can ask for a suggested donation if they ...
With Anna Haltrecht and Don Cockrill from SS Hospice
Jan. 31, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PST)
refreshments by donation
This is Salt Spring's third death cafe. It has been a popular event and we are continuing to host it at ArtSpring.
Death effects us all - fear of death ...
With Robin G. Taft/ Nancy Scarcello
Feb. 11, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (est)
Donations gratefully accpeted for cost of publicity and edibles.
Come join us for Conversation and Kindness and (fake) Cake!