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 31 countries.Our guide
Support Death Cafe
Offering Death Cafe is great fun but also a lot of work. If you value what we are doing please consider donating towards our costs.
Shares in the 'real' Death Cafe in London available from Oct 2015 Read more >>
With Sandy, Virginia, Julie and Tom
Oct. 21, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (Pacific)
We accept donations to defray costs of refreshments, flyers, napkins, plates, etc.
Want to be able to talk about your thoughts, feelings and experiences with death without the awkwardness that too-often accompanies this topic in our society? Come have some cake and ...
With Felicia Lilien and Sarah Fries
Oct. 14, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (EST)
With Mary Ellen Markant
Nov. 4, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)
With Gregg Jennings
Nov. 5, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)
In our culture, death has become taboo, something that’s outsourced to the healthcare and funeral industries. We no longer know what it looks like, what it feels like. So ...
With Michael Wright
Oct. 22, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (British Summer Time)
For the cost of the hall, & refreshments
Modelled on the experience of Thirsk Death Cafe, which has learnt a lot in the 12 months of its existence. We will provide a welcome, explain the way it operates ...
With Conversations With a Good Death
Oct. 20, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Mountain)
We gladly accept donations that will go to the Non-profit Returning Home
We want to engage the community in healthy conversations about end of life and death in a fun no judgement setting.
With gina colombatto
Oct. 22, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (eastern)
Donations welcome to cover venue and coffee. Cake is on the house:-)
This is an invitation to celebrate life and notice the beauty of each moment that brings us one step closer to death. How we are all woven together and the ...
With Katarzyna Reiter
Oct. 23, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CET)
Zbliża się Święto Zmarłych. Jak do niego się przygotujemy? Czy to czas aby w tłumie podążyć na cmentarz, zapalić świeczkę na grobach zmarłych? Czy to czas refleksji, aby w te ...
Our 9/26 meeting was amazing! We unveiled our Before I Die wall that will be secured on the outside of the Miscellanea House Cafe. Over 11 participants signed the wall and we discussed the wall that will be unveiled at Southwestern Illinois College's Schmidt Art Center patio on 10/12 starting at 9am. We were pleased to see some diversity in signatures. We had signatures in English, Chinese, Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish. The wall will be attached to the side of the Miscellanea House Cafe on Monday, 10/5.
We continued discussion on prearrangements and the importance of starting the conversation. This also took us back ...
Oct. 18, 2015, 4.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (eastern)
Share whatever you wish on dying and death. Sponsored by Funeral Consumer's Alliance Coastal Carolina.
With Catherine Lauber, MDiv, MA
Nov. 19, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern)
Donations requested towards refreshments
Our first public meeting of Brixton Death Café got off to a challenging start when wearrived to find that the space we had booked upstairs had been flooded by heavy rain. Not to be put off, however,we rapidly set up in a downstairs bar instead. By the time the attenders arrived each table had a plate of cakes and biscuits and an explanatory flyer. The flyer was an aide memoir, reiterating the purpose and rules of Death Café. It also invited each person to introduce themselves and say why they had come to the event: That topics would evolve organically from this.
There were sixteen of us ...
With Luisa Ruiz
Oct. 7, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Mexico City)
With Viv Hammond
Oct. 24, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (gmt)
Suggested £3 donation for refreshments
With Annette Gamblin and Fred Ashmore
Dec. 12, 2015, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (London)
Free, but there will be a collection for Syrian Refugees
We both think that Death Cafes are a great idea and like the recommended approach. A space where everyone has permission to talk about this appeals.
Also, Clocktower Cafe serves ...