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
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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 56 countries.Our guide
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July 16, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)
free/only what you buy
My Death Cafes are pretty informal.I generally open with a quick introduction of names and then ask if anyone would like to bring something up, and let conversation go ...
With Stephen Garrett
July 4, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)
With Lewes Death Cafe Hosts
June 25, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (BST)
Small donations are welcome
We want to create an environment where talking about death is natural and comfortable. Meetings are confidential and people must respect one another’s disparate beliefs and avoid proselytizing. These ...
I came across this when I was researching End-Of-Life Doula profession. I am passionate about helping people have an "uncomfortable comfortable" and providing space to talk about death. This aligns with everything I would like to do.
I am wondering how does everyone advertise first meet ups?
I live in ...
With Luisa Fernanda Ruiz Montiel
July 3, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Mexico)
Last june 12th Jabi Bereziartua and I hosted the 6th edition of DC in our town, at the Basque coastline.
The previous one was the first one taking place inside our newly created compassionate community, "Zarautz, Herri Zaintzailea".
Besides, in these days we have hold the international congress on Palliative Care in the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz, about 90 km from Zarautz. Precisely, this has been the context for the creation of our compassionate initiative.
Regarding to the 6th edition of DC, 14 people attended it, 9 women and 5 men. 7 people over 60 yeras-old, and 7 below that.
Quite a younger group, taking into account that, for ...
With Carole Spice & Bronwyn Annard
July 7, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (New Zealand)
Koha welcome to cover costs
Everyone is welcome to this open, relaxed and spontaneous conversation on dying and death, life and living. This is a friendly space where you can share stories, question reality and ...
With Compassioante Communities Derbyshire
June 21, 2018, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Greenwich Mean Time)
Come and join us for open, lively, respectful and friendly conversations about death, dying and the end of life all over a cup of tea and a slice of cake ...
With Home Hospice Association, Pastor Janacki & Lisa Robbins
July 31, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)
With Kayla Moryoussef & Home Hospice Association
July 10, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)
donations of tea & cake welcome
With Compassion Central
July 29, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (PST)
they will provide for the space useage and defray cost of food
We're looking forward to getting a larger conversation going in Sacramento!
With Gaye Dimmick
June 20, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern standard time)
refreshments;they are always welcome but not expected.
Please come prepared to ask questions and share thoughts......maybe even a poem or two.
A big shout out to Saint Martin's for a wonderful gathering place
With Sherry Gilles
June 23, 2018, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Central Time Zone)
It's been a super hot summer and their are trees and shade! Since our first death cafe five or six years ago was held at a large camping festival ...
There were seven of us who gathered around a table at a new venue, the library in Champaign IL.
We had one new attendee from the University of IL and she is from the archaeolgy department.
Conversation drfited from the finding of skeletons during construction projects to people discussing green burial and how they are not sure that cremation is good for the environment.
This led to discussion of body farms and places where there is no soil to dig in or the water table is high which led to talk of above groun interment and reuse of mausoleums and other concrete structures.
People discussed their views on ...
With Amy Johnson
Oct. 10, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern)
No donations accepted or required.
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 ...