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 407 Death Cafes.See listings
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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 Don and Elizabeth Morris
Dec. 8, 2013, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific time)
Suggested donation of $7. covers rental, food, and beverage.
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 ...
A beautiful open letter from Esther Rantzen to her friend Jilly Cooper which first appeared in The Telegraph.
Do we only see what we wish to see? Do we - unconsciously or otherwise - block out the undesirable elements of our lives and focus upon things which make us feel good - or at least do not make us feel sad or scared? I wonder - and I know in my heart that I certainly have been guilty of doing so at various points of my life - and in truth, I will probably do so again.
On Monday November 18th 2013 Death Cafe of Ocala had our first meeting. Thirteen of us got together at Horse and Hounds restaurant to enjoy their wonderful desserts with coffee, tea, or another drink. And to share our reason for coming to this meeting.
We met from 7:00pm to 8:30pm and were just barely able to finish our introduction round. Everyone was eager to share their personal stories and the questions they had. So many different aspects of death and dying were briefly mentioned. That I think at the next meeting we need to see which topics we want to discuss more in depth and prioritize ...
Three groups of four and five gathered to talk at our second Death Cafe Brisbane held recently.
So many different topics! Some were healing, some filled with information sharing, some just general conversation, but to walk away having had open conversation around death was most enlightening.
Death Cafe Brisbane held our second evening of chatting, the organising team having modified a few things from their first experience, but in general it was similar - well prepared food, music, conversation and beautiful chocolate cake in the shape of a coffin.
This time, rather than a hearse, an exhibition of beautifully captured photos from various graves featured around the walls.