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 37 countries.Our guide
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Running Death Cafe is great fun but does take a lot of time. If you value this work please donate towards our costs.
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With Michelle Kratts / Tim Baxter
Oct. 13, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)
No cost, please just bring a dessert to pass
With Jennifer Moran Stritch & Sinead Dinneen
Oct. 7, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Dublin Ireland)
This "pop-up" Death Cafe Limerick event is part of the Compassionate Cities International Summit taking place on October 7, 2016 at the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick, Ireland: This international ...
With Lynn Holzman, Liz Bauer, and Peggy Levine
Nov. 2, 2016, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PST)
Death Cafe Santa Barbara in conjunction with The Center for Successful Aging
With The Center for Hope and Healing
Oct. 29, 2016, 1.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Eastern)
Donations will be used to help fund the artistic component of healing trauma through expressive and creative art therapies.
Join our Death Cafe conversations as we explore personal thoughts and feelings about mortality, our own death, and the dying process.
Come alone, or bring friends and family. Death touches ...
With Shabby Motley
Oct. 19, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)
I would like to thank Shabby Motley for hosting this event and allowing us to use this safe and inviting environment to explore and talk about death and living!
Seven of us gathered together in Jane Saunderson’s lovely wooden lodge, located at the rear of her equally delightful autumnal garden in Stratton, Cirencester. It was the perfect place to nestle down with a cup of tea and a piece of carrot cake to talk about things that really matter.
I know I have said this before, but I am always amazed by the willingness of those who come to these pop-up death cafes to throw aside reserve, and open up so quickly and with such honesty. We are, after all, mainly strangers when we meet.
It’s also interesting that the café often starts with conversations ...
With Nikie Ryan
Dec. 14, 2016, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)
This cafe is hosted by Joy's House at their UIndy location. They are an adult day service so please do not visit outside of meeting times.
We look forward ...
With Nikie Ryan
Oct. 12, 2016, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)
This event will be at Joy's House at the UIndy location. It is an adult day center so please do not visit outside of the meeting times.
With Liam Watson and Rachel Thomas
Nov. 13, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)
free but please reserve a place in advance
The Chapter Arts Centre has a wonderful cafe offering a range of refreshments and cakes that people can purchase before coming into the Death Cafe.
Please reserve a place in ...
This first Death Cafe in Swindon was very well attended by a wide range of people. Discussion centred around the question of why it takes so long between someone dying and the funeral. This brought into conversation what happens in other countriesafter someone dies.
Everyone contributed and said they had found the evening informative and interesting and that they would attend the next one on October 11th.
With Lis Horwich
Nov. 16, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (British Wintertime)
There is no fee, but if able, a £3 donation to cover costs of theevent would be much appreciated
Lis has worked as a complimentary therapist for 23 years encouraged through her strong desire to work with people and their emotions. Talking about death, she knows, is a subject ...
Wednesday the 21st of September a group of 8 people descended in my “Observatory” talking about death. We spoke about the beauty of laying a body to rest in the home, dreams related to death and “Old Harry’s Game” on Radio 4 evenings 6.30pm, listen on IPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007zv7f
We mentioned Living Will with the option of keeping it in a green box with a x, possible in your kitchen or sitting room.
ICE (in case of emergency) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Case_of_Emergency an essential tool for storing details on your mobile phone.
As we often do, the talk ...
With Catherine Prichard
Oct. 13, 2016, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (BST)
Free but buy your own refreshments by way of a thank you to our host Witty.
With Trish, Athena, Bernie, Lucinda, Mary Beth, Peggy and Susan
Oct. 20, 2016, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Daylight)
Cost: A $5 donation is requested, but not required, to cover the cost of food, supplies and the space.
Death Cafe Grants Pass strives to provide a confortable, small group setting in which people can talk about topics related to death from their own perspective and experience. The only ...
Each participant was encouraged to discuss what was most important to her/him. Within 10 minutes of starting, the room was filled with chatter and laughter. One person comented "it's good to be with people who are open to discussing it" (death.) Anoter noted "I didn't know the Death Cafe would be so much fun." Lots of chocolate brownies, and veggies and dip disappeared from the searving platters.