Welcome to Death Cafe
At Death Cafes people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is
A Death Cafes 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 415 Death Cafes.See listings
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This website is an online space to talk about death. Please share your thoughts, links and art about death and post your Death Cafes.
With Leo Searle Hawkins
March 2, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)
Free admission - donations gratefully accepted
With Annie Whitlocke
Dec. 10, 2013, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Australia/Victoria)
Suggested donation $4 for costs and provided information
Death and Dying has become a taboo subject in our society and I have had first hand experience of this with people I have cared for. This evening is to ...
Jan. 25, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific)
Through awareness of death, befriending death, each moment of life is lived more fully. We all need practice becoming comfortable with death and dying, so, tying warm beverages and comfort ...
Transit Now! As a young, iconoclastic seeker-after-truth, one of my most admired authors was Ernest Becker. He won a Pulitzer-prize in 1974 for The Denial of Death, arguing that the terror of death is an innate fear which haunts us from birth.In it he quotes Sigmund Freud, “Is it not for us to confess that in our civilized attitude toward death we are once more living psychologically beyond our means, and must reform and ...
With Joanna Warrington & Sheila Pope
Feb. 5, 2014, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (UK)
To be completed
With Hugh O'Brien
Jan. 27, 2014, 7.15 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (UK)
Free entry. Refreshments and Bar available. Cake welcome.
The aim is to open up the taboo subject of death and shake off people's concerns and help where we can to support families before and after death.
With Suzanne Michal
Jan. 6, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (UK)
Free event although a donation is appreciated to support the organisational work
For our January Death Cafe, the topic will be around imagining and creating your own eulogy.
So, we shall go a bit further than the classic a New Year, a ...
Despite the fact that only about half the people I was expecting came, it was an almighty powerful evening.
Listening to a woman share her story of her mother's passing in March moved me to tears and inspired so much hope in healing relationships, even difficult ones before someone goes for good.
Yet again, the same effect happened which is a classic for a Death Cafe: people's masks and pretence fall aside and a genuine human being starts to shine.
To our surprise in the middle of it, 2 ladies appeared. They were Norwegian and came to London only for the day to meet Jon who ...
Dec. 13, 2013, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Rome)
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Posted by avareyerson on Dec. 5, 2013, 10:34 p.m.
With Ava Reyerson
Dec. 28, 2013, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (GMT +8 Perth)
$10 suggested donation to cover cost of drink/treat
This special event Death Cafe will be focusing on 'end of year, end of life' challenges. While the cafe is open for everyone wanting to talk about death and dying ...
With Liz Bauer, Carol Doose, Lynn Holzman
Jan. 15, 2014, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (PST)
Death Cafe Santa Barbara in conjunction with The Center for Successful Aging
With Stimp Hawkins/Scott Watson
Dec. 14, 2013, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (EDT)
With Carissa and Lizzy
Dec. 14, 2013, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (est)
Free to attend. Please support the establishment
New location! There is no cost to attend, however, Peet's Coffee and Tea is graciously allowing us to use the establishment. We would appreciate patronage of their business in ...
With Rev. Tresha Wing and Wanda Rodriguez
Dec. 11, 2013, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)
suggested donation of $5
We intend to provide an open, respectful and confidential atmosphere where people can express their views about death. Within a warm, caring and loving environment, we intend to share thoughts ...