Forthcoming Death Cafes



Today: *FILMED* Brooklyn Death Cafe

With Louise de Winter

United States: Morbid Anatomy Museum , 424-A 3rd Avenue , Brooklyn , NY , 11215

Sept. 1, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (ET)

Free

You're invited to join us at the Morbid Anatomy Museum's Cafe for the third Death Cafe hosted by funeral planner, Louise de Winter.

Discuss all matters of death, dying, life and living in ...



Malvern Death Cafe

With Sue Friston

United Kingdom: Malvern Cube , Albert Road North , Malvern , Worcestershire , England , WR14 2YF

Sept. 2, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

£3 suggested donation towards venue hire please, but please feel free to attend without donation.

Why I'm 'running' this?  The funerals I've attended and the repercussions of expected and unexpected, untimely deaths have made it clear that it is possible to have a good death and there is ...



Plymouth Death Cafe

With Beacon Hospice

United States

Sept. 2, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Death Cafe Essex

With Louise de Winter

United Kingdom: Parlour Cafe , Creeksea Place Farm , Ferry Road , Burnham on Crouch , Essex , CM08PJ

Sept. 3, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free

You're invited to the beautiful Parlour Cafe in Burnham on Crouch for a Death Cafe hosted by funeral planner, Louise de Winter.

Discuss all matters of death, dying, life and living in a safe ...



Black Rock City -- Death Cafe at Burning Man

With August Luhrs

United States: St. Squishy's , 3:00 & Donniker , Black Rock City, NV 89412 , 89412

Sept. 3, 2015, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (PDT)

No cost

BYOSnack! 

Traditional Death Cafe format: No lecture, no agenda, just open discussion.



Death Cafe Ukiah

With Miriam Raphael

United States: Ukiah Senior Center , 495 Leslie St , Ukiah , 95482

Sept. 5, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (pacific)

Free



Death Cafe - Fremantle

With Ava Reyerson

Australia: The Grumpy Sailor Cafe , Paddy Troy Mall , Fremantle, WA , 6160

Sept. 5, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (GMT +8)

Free to participate (you pay for your choice of food/drink).

The Death Cafe - Fremantle, WA, running monthly since March 2013, is a very informal gathering with the emphasis on sharing stories, experiences and fears about death and dying.  A list of topic questions is available ...



Death Cafe Sendai

With Masatoshi Shoji

Japan: MADA MADA, 1-12-20-201 , Ichibancho, Aoba-Ward, Sendai-City , Miyagi Prefecture, Japan , 9800811

Sept. 5, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (Japan standard time)

Requested donation of1000 yen for food and drink

As I lost my late wife about 5 years ago, I decided to launch such an event for those who had the similar experience or who want to talk about death. Sendai Grief Care Study ...



Narberth Death Cafe

With Heather Fish and Karen Scott

United Kingdom: Hotel Plas Hyfryd , Moorfield Rd , Narberth , Pembrokeshire , Wales , SA67 7AB

Sept. 6, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT)

£5 for a selection of teas, coffees and home made cakes

Please get in touch using the contact form if you would like to attend, or would like further information about the Death Cafe.

Please note that we are unlikely to reply to people who wish ...



Death Cafe Winchester, VA

With Mary Jane Lee

United States: Steamy's Cafe , 38 East Piccadilly Street , Winchester, VA 22601 , 22601

Sept. 6, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (DST)

The event is free of charge.

We meet in the light filled room at Steamy's usually in one group. Come early to get something delicious to eat and drink from Steamy's menu. 



Vienna Death Cafe

With Judith Hagenhofer, Katharina Hagenhofer

Austria: , 1150 Vienna

Sept. 6, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (CET)

Donations for food



Death Cafe - South Florida

With Memory Trees Corporation

United States: 13130 Biscayne Boulevard , North Miami, FL , FL , 33181

Sept. 7, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

Donation requested for venue, food and ASL interpreters

To provide a place where death can be discussed openly and invite communities that are often ignored: DEAF, Foster Teens and Persons with Disabilites 

The event basically looks like this:

1. You turn up at ...



Titirangi Death Cafe

With Graham Southwell & Kerry-Ann Stanton

New Zealand: 12a Rangiwai Road , Titirangi , Auckland , 0604

Sept. 7, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (New Zealand time)

Entry by Koha



A Death Cafe in Virginia Water

With Katrina Taee and Jane Flynn

United Kingdom: The Virginia Water Community Library, , 6 Station Parade , Virginia Water , Surrey , GU25 4AB

Sept. 7, 2015, 6.45 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (GMT)

We ask for a £3 donation to help cover the cost of the hire of the venue. We donate the cakes (homemade by the way) and drinks.

We want people to have a place where they can talk openly about death and dying without being labelled morbid, or my favourite...'you are the grim reaper'!  It's an important topic, we talk ...



Mercer County Death Cafe

With Chaplains Ted Taylor & Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs

United States: Perkins Restaurant , 50 Princeton Hightstown Rd , East Windsor, NJ 08520 , 08520

Sept. 8, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free

Join us for the fifth Mercer County Death Cafe held in East Windsor, NJ. Your moderators are clinically trained in end-of-life issues, grief, and bioethics. The evening's agenda is open, save for the focus ...



Derby Death Cafe

With AgeUK Derby and Derbyshire, Tim Dowdell and G.Wathall and Son Ltd

United Kingdom: Costa Cafe , 45- 47 St Peter's Street , Derby , DE1 2AB

Sept. 8, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (GMT)

No cost but donations are welcome.

Age UK Derby and Derbyshire, G Wathall and Son a family funeral directors and Tim Dowdell a Humanist Celebrant are collaborating on this project 

We consulted with local professionals and members of the public over ...



Death Cafe Mission Valley, San Diego

With Janet Hafner and Shawna Beck

United States: Mission Valley Public Library , Community Room , 2123 Fenton Parkway , (next to IKEA) , San Diego , 92108

Sept. 8, 2015, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (pst)

Free. Donations to off-set cost of food appreciated.

Thank you to the San Diego County Coalition for Improving End-of-Life Care for helping to reserve the room.

The mission of the Coalition is:

"To educate and raise awareness within San Diego County about end-of-life ...



Valley Junction Death Cafe

With Young Bereavement Professionals Group

United States: 117 5th St , West Des Moines , Iowa , 50265

Sept. 9, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Free! Drinks and food available for purchase.

The Young Bereavement Professionals Group is excited to host our first Death Cafe in September!  We will be meeting at Inspired Grounds, right outside the large meeting space.

Please join us for an open discussion ...



Death Cafe Oakland

With Brooke Deputy, Amani Loutfy, Bill Palmer, Jo Townson

United States: 4499 Piedmont Avenue , Oakland, CA 94611

Sept. 9, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific )

Free, but you must register on EventBrite link below


Foothills Death Cafe

With patsy barnes

United States: Hearthfire books , 1254 Bergen Parkway #D118 , Evergreen, Co. , 80439

Sept. 12, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (mountain standard)

free



Bestival Death Cafe

With Louise de Winter

United Kingdom: The Commune , Bestival , Robin Hill Country Park , Near Newport , Isle of Wight , PO30 2NU

Sept. 12, 2015, 3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free

 

You're invited to discuss all matters of death, dying, life and living in a safe and relaxed environment over a cup of hot tea and a slice of delicious cake.  

A tepee within Bestival ...



Stratford-upon-Avon Death Cafe

With Glynis Fletcher

United Kingdom: Lifeways , 30 Albany Road , Stratford-upon-Avon , Warwickshire , CV37 6PG

Sept. 13, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT)

FREE but donations are gratefully welcomed.

Many people ask me 'What goes on at a Death Cafe?' I think they expect it to be very serious, and perhaps morbid. Far from it. We've found that talking about death can enrich ...



Blue Ridge Death Cafe

With Ellen Nygaard and Randal Walton

United States: Old City Cemetery , 401 Taylor Street , Lynchburg, VA , 24501

Sept. 13, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST)

Free

Watch for more information about registration.



Death Cafe in Charlottesville, VA

With Hospice of the Piedmont & The Senior Center

United States: Senior Center , 1180 Pepsi Place , Charlottesville, VA , 22901

Sept. 13, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free

Please RSVP by calling 434-974-7756 or email to margaret@seniorcenterinc.org by Sept. 10th



Death Cafe Alameda

With Susan Barber & Christine Kovach

United States: Home of Truth (cottage behind main building) , 1300 Grand St (enter on Alameda St) , Alameda, CA , 94501

Sept. 13, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific)

donations are gladly accepted to cover room cost and baking costs :)

This is our 7th Death Cafe in Alameda, and we continue to be inspired, and encouraged by those attenting these cafes.  It's wonderful to give folks a place, and an opportunity, to talk about ...



Death Cafe Northern Virginia

With Kathie Conn

United States: 16003 Prestwick Court , Montclair, VA , 22025

Sept. 13, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Eastern )

none

Bringing people together in a safe place to share their thoughts an feelings regarding death is a gift that keeps on giving. Once it starts more conversations begin. 



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Dr. Kriss Kevorkian

United States: 4424 Point Fosdick Dr NW , Gig Harbor, WA , 98335

Sept. 14, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Highcliffe Death Cafe

With Lis Horwich

United Kingdom: 25 Hinton Wood Avenue , Highcliffe , BH23 5AB

Sept. 14, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (British summer time)

There is no fee, but if able, a £3 donation to cover costs of the event would be much appreciated.

Lis has worked as a complimentary therapist for 21 years encouraged through her strong desire to work with people and their emotions. Talking about death, she knows, is a subject which gets most of us ...



Johnson Death Cafe

With TBA

United States: Johnson Town Hall , Main Street , Johnson, Vermont , 05656

Sept. 15, 2015, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Eastern US)

Free

The aim of our Death Cafe, like that of all other Death Cafes, is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.



Death Cafe Bedford UK

With Suzanne and Nick

United Kingdom: Frescoes Coffee House , 20 Mill Street , MK40 3HD

Sept. 15, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK)

small donations to help pay for publicity.

We run the Death Cafe in the upper rooms of Frescoes Coffee House in Bedford. We can spill over into the second room or use it for people who are hard of hearing. The coffee ...



Death Cafe Bedford UK

With Nick Wilde and Susanne Edginton

United Kingdom: Frescoes Coffee House , 20 Mill Street , Bedford , MK41 9SP

Sept. 15, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK)

small collection sometimes to help with publicity.

There is a growing need for discussion of this vital subject relevant to us all. The Coffee House owner is amazed at the amount of laughter coming down the stairs and how happy everyone looks ...



Death Cafe Colorado Springs

With Conversations With a Good Death

United States: Old Colorado City Public Library (Community Room -downstairs) , 2418 W. Pikes Peak Ave. , Colorado Springs, CO , 80904

Sept. 15, 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.



Death Cafe in Montreal

With Kit Racette

Canada: Complexe Aeterna , 55 Gince , St Laurent, QC , Near Marche Central, , Metropolitan and L'Acadie , H4N 1J7

Sept. 15, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EDT)

Death Cafe events are free but donations to cover costs are always welcome.

It is very important to me that we recognise that death is a part of life, thus we live every day to the max!

I organise Death Cafe events to bring people together so we ...



Death Cafe Red Bluff

With Rev. Tresha Wing and Wanda Rodriguez

United States: 807 Lincoln Street , Red Bluff , California , 96080

Sept. 16, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 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 and make friends while enjoying ...



Mid Sussex Death Cafe

With Joanna Warrington and Sheila Pope

United Kingdom: King Edward Hall , High Street , Lindfield , West Sussex , RH16 2HH

Sept. 16, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation of £2 to cover hall hire

Discussion on all matters of life and death to inspire and tease the brain.



Highcliffe Death Cafe

With Lis Horwich

United Kingdom: 25 Hinton Wood Avenue , Highcliffe , BH23 5AB

Sept. 16, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (British summer time)

There is no fee, but if able, a £3 donation to cover costs of the event would be much appreciated.

Lis has worked as a complimentary therapist for 21 years encouraged through her strong desire to work with people and their emotions. Talking about death, she knows, is a subject which gets most of us ...



Death Cafe of Whatcom County

With Sandy, Virginia, Julie and Tom

United States: Moles Community Life Center , 2465 Lakeway , Bellingham, WA , 98229

Sept. 16, 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 coffee or tea with us ...



Weald of Kent Death Cafe

With David Ledger

United Kingdom: The Cosy Kettle Cafe , The Lantern Building , The Street , Hamstreet , Kent , TN26 2HE

Sept. 16, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (BST)

Free

The Death Cafe comes to the heart of Kent. A small venue, therefore essential to book through me.



Death Cafe - Toronto West

With Linda Hochstetler

Canada: Belljar Cafe , 2072 Dundas Street West , Toronto, ON , Outside on the patio , M6R 1W9

Sept. 16, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (ET)

Free! Belljar Cafe has delicious coffee, tea, beer, or wine, and you are responsible for paying for your own drinks.

This will be our fourth Death Cafe. As before, it is open to persons of all ages, from students and 20-somethings to seniors, and we always have a range of ages. It is an opportunity ...



Montpelier Death Cafe

With Montpelier Death Cafe

United States: North Branch Cafe , 41 State Street , Montpelier, VT , 05602

Sept. 17, 2015, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (EST)

North Branch Cafe is kind enough to offer us a private space for free, if you wish to support them in turn their tea, wine, and edible goodies are delicious

The Montpelier Death Cafe meets the third Thursday of every month. We do limit the number of attendees please join our mailing list to receive an email to register each month. http://eepurl.com/YwkTf ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Sept. 17, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

No fee. Appetizers provided. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Death cafes are part of a global movement “To increase awareness of death with a few to helping people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss ...



Caledon Death Cafe

With Kelley Potter

Canada: Caledon Public Library , Albion Bolton Branch , 150 Queen Street South , Bolton, ON , L7E 1E3

Sept. 17, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (eastern)

free



Toronto Death Cafe

With Linda Stuart

Canada: The Mount Pleasant Visitation Centre , 375 Mount Pleasant Road , Toronto, Ontario , M4T 2V8

Sept. 17, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Death Cafe Grants Pass OR

With Volunteers: Trish, Bernie, Peggy, Athena, Marge and Lucinda

United States: 243 SW J Street , Grants Pass , Oregon , 97527

Sept. 17, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Free; Donations appreciated to offset event costs



Death Cafe' Firenze

With AMA Accademia di Metafisica Applicata

Italy: Lost&Found Bar Viale Gramsci, 4 Firenze , 50121

Sept. 18, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Rome)

No cost

A.M.A. comes to public choosing as the starting point an open meeting dedicated of death. A.M.A. enjoy to present you the Death Cafe formula as is convinced that this is a ...



Death Cafe Atlanta #24

With Mark LaRocca-Pitts, Bob Duvall, David Hall

United States: Oakland Cemetery , 248 Oakland Ave SE , Atlanta, GA 30312 , 2nd floor, Visitor's Center , 30312

Sept. 19, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (EST (USA))

Free--Suppored by a grant from Crossroads Hospice Charitable Foundation.

First Death Café in a Cemetery (and the first one in the Southeast USA)!

In real estate, it’s always location, location, location. Well, why not for a Death Café?  Nothing makes me think more ...



Death Cafe on Garnet, Westmere, Auckland

With Carol Wales

New Zealand: Garnet Station Cafe , 85 Garnet Road , Westmere , Auckland , 1022

Sept. 20, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (NZ time)

Free



Death Cafe of Metro Denver

With Nancy English

United States: Strange Grounds Coffee Bar , 1417 South Broadway , Denver, CO , 80210

Sept. 20, 2015, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time)

Free, but we hope you can support the Venue by donations

We  love coffee, tea and cake and find the topic of death to be of never ending interest!   The group is semi structered as it is important every one gets the opportunity to talk if ...



Metro Denver Death Cafe

With Nancy English

United States: 1417 South Broadway , Strange Grounds Coffee Bar , 80203

Sept. 20, 2015, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free, but we hope you can support the Venue by donations

 I love the mystery of death and our conversations cover the gamit of Death.

 

Also I feel it is important to have plans and not let the medical establishment take over my dying when that ...



Comox Valley Death Cafe

With Dale Presly

Canada: Serious Coffee , Southgate Centre , 5- 2760 Cliffe Ave , Courtenay,BC , V9N2L8

Sept. 20, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Donations requested for the Salish Sea Hospice Project

The Salish Sea Hospice Project is the sponsor of this event.



Death Cafe Calgary Sep 20, 2015

With Janine Violini and Jamie Whittaker

Canada: 2205 33 Avenue SW , Calgary, AB , T2T 1Z9

Sept. 20, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free

Janine and Jamie host Death Cafes to create space for conversations that raise death literacy in their community.  They imagine an entire city of coffee-drinking-story-telling-people talking comfortably about life and death.

Janine and Jamie host ...



Death Cafe in Perth, Scotland

With John Birrell and Rachel Weiss

United Kingdom: Blend Coffee Lounge , 275 High Street , PERTH , Scotland , PH1 5QJ

Sept. 21, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (BST)

The event is free and refreshments will be available for the usual prices. The Café staff are opening specially for us, so we hope you will support them by eating and drinking! Any donations go towards publicity costs.

We held our first Perth Death Cafe in April, as a one-off event, not knowing how much interest there would be. Well, people were interested, and have been asking when the next one will be ...



Staten Island's FIRST Death Cafe

With Gail Wodkiewicz and Stephen Sciannamea

United States: Panera Bread , 280 Marsh Avenue , The Plaza Behind the Mall , Staten Island , New York , 10314

Sept. 21, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EDT)

Free

Death cafes are part of a global movement “To increase awareness of death with a view of helping people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss ...



Death Cafe in Belfast, Maine

With Nancy McAlley

United States: 9 Field St , 04915

Sept. 22, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (eastern)

donations are for refreshments, gas for the facilitator's vehicle

I believe the key to easing fears around death is knowlege of the process. Death is something that will come to all of us and it will be helpful to all if we can be ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

United States: Spirit Mountain Retreat , 25661 Oakwood , Idyllwild, CA , 92549

Sept. 22, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plastic ware, etc.

Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss occurs
- Difficulty people experience with ...



Tuntuns' Death Cafe

With Spencer

United Kingdom: Tuntun Cafe , 150 Lewes Road , BRIGHTON , Brighton and Hove , BN23LG

Sept. 23, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (gmt)

accept donations to the venue

It has been a while since the last Tuntuns Death Cafe, although we have had events during the summer at other venues.

Tuntuns are keen to have us back and are offering us a regular ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

United States: Spirit Mountain Retreat , 25661 Oakwood , Idyllwild, CA , 92549

Sept. 23, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plastic ware, etc.

Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss occurs
- Difficulty people experience with ...



Binghamton Death Cafe

With Traci Nickerson-Pena

United States: , 13905

Sept. 23, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

Donations accepted for costs

As I enter the last 3rd of my life, I want to engage in conversation that builds death lieracy, my own and others . .creating social change.



Maple Ridge Death Cafe

With Stephen Garrett

Canada: Bean Around Books , 22626 Lougheed Hwy , Maple Ridge, BC

Sept. 23, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

FREE



Death Cafe Durham

With Katie Darby-Villis

United Kingdom: Jumping Bean Cafe , 5 Neville st , Durham , DH14EY

Sept. 23, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

free

This will be the fifth Durham Death Café, which have all been thought provoking, interesting, thoughtful and positive. We seem to be getting a mixture of a regular few that attend and new comers interested ...



Death Cafe Ocala

With Teddy

United States: 3612 NE 16th Place, Ocala, FL 34470 , Florida , 34470

Sept. 24, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST)

Free beverages and cake!

We want our Death Cafe meetings to help create an awareness of death and appreciation of life more. We meet in a safe, friendly atmosphere, with beverages and cake. And encourage people to freely talk ...



Death Cafe Finsbury Park

With London End of Life Doulas

United Kingdom: Blighty Coffee , 35 Blackstock Road , Finsbury Park , London , N4 2JF , N4 2JF

Sept. 24, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

No entry fee

We wish to hold a Death Cafe which allows the conversation to unfold organically, where people can be heard in a safe, respectful space.

Blighty Coffee of kindly offered their space for free out of ...



Death Cafe in San Luis Obispo, CA

With Hospice of SLO County

United States: Steynberg Gallery , 1531 Monterey St , San Luis Obispo, CA , 93401

Sept. 24, 2015, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Admission is free.

Death Cafe' is an opportunity for  candid, thoughtful, respectful and provocative discussions about a topic often not talked about - death and its impact on us.  There is no agenda, no sales pitch and no preconceived ...



Second Death Cafe in Mildura, Victoria

With Colleen

Australia: 971 , Fifteenth Street , Mildura , Vic , Australia , 3500

Sept. 24, 2015, 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Australia )

Ďonation of a gold coin

Lets chat about  stuff



Third Death Cafe Footscray

With Peta Murray, Robin Laurie, Heather Horrocks

Australia: Footscray Community Arts Centre , 45 Moreland Street , Footscray , Victoria , 3011

Sept. 26, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (AEST)

This is a free event

This Death Cafe event is the second of two being offered as part of a live art inquiry into Creative Ageing, being conducted at Footscray Community Arts Centre by artists in residence, Heather Horrocks, Robin ...



Death Cafe Sonoma in Santa Rosa

With Tess Lorraine

United States: First Congregational Church , 2000 Humboldt Street , Santa Rosa, CA , 95403

Sept. 26, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Donations accepted to defray the costs of refreshments



Belleville, IL Death Cafe

With Maggie and Sharon

United States: Miscellanea House Cafe' , 1111 West Main Street , Belleville , Illinois , 62220 , 62220

Sept. 26, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CST)

Donations for cake and "funeral dogs" and the Before I Die wall

Our Death Cafe is an open discussion on aspects of death and process of death. We have had many discussions since April ranging from fear of death, Hospice, prearrangements, cultural differences and rituals in death ...



Death Cafe in Monterey, CA

With Delana & Richard Schneider

United States

Sept. 27, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Room cost. Suggested donation

Join us for a lively dialogue about death!

Suggested Donation $5.00 to cover site cost.



Death Cafe Bristol

With Emma Edwards

United Kingdom: Cox & Baloney Tea Rooms , 182 & 184 Cheltenham road , Bristol , BS6 5RB

Sept. 27, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Donations welcome

Welcome to September's Death Cafe Bristol. Although the format will be our usual Sunday Death Cafe arrangement we are delighted to be hosting it as part of a programme of events for the month-long ...



Death Cafe Indy

With Monica Doyle and Jennifer Vines

United States: The Athanaeum , 407 E. Michigan Street , Indianapolis , 46204

Sept. 27, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (eastern standard time)

Free. Donations not expected, nor rejected.

Death Cafe is an international movement, and Indianapolis is represented here. There are numerous reasons to attend, but all are acceptable.  We have been gratified to see the interest growing, and stimulated by the conversation ...



Death Cafe San Francisco, CA

With Danielle Brandon, Jim Van Buskirk and Harvey Schwartz

United States: Potrero Branch Public Library (1616 20th Street between Arkansas and Connecticut) , San Francisco, CA , 94107

Sept. 28, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.15 p.m. (pacific)

free

Based on the international movement started by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid in the UK. Death cafe is an accessible and respectful community space for the discussion of all aspects

of death, dying, and ...



Death Cafe in Calgary, Alberta

With Loreen Feser and Sharon Christie

Canada: Women's Health Centre , 1441 29th Street NW room131 , Calgary Alberta , T2N 4J8

Sept. 30, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Mountain)

Donations accepted to offset costs of refreshments.



Death Cafe, Santa Monica

With Trisha Jauchler, MA, MS, RDT/BCT

United States: , 90405

Oct. 1, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PDT)

Donations accepted for refreshments

Please email to reserve a spot and receive location and directions  Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis.  Sponsored by On Bright Wings death midwifery services.



Salt Spring Death Cafe

With Anna Haltrecht and Salt Spring Hospice facilitators

Canada: ArtSpring , 100 Jackson Avenue , Salt Spring Island , BC , BC , V8K 2V8

Oct. 3, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PDT)

refreshments by donation

After a first successful season of 4 Death Cafes, Salt Spring is continuing with 5 more: October 3  & 31, and January 30, March 5 & April 30 in 2016. Thank you to ArtSpring for offering the ...



Whitby Death Cafe

With Alexander Laurin

Canada: Whitby Public Library Central Branch , 405 Dundas Street Wes , Whitby, ON , ON - Ontario , L1N 6A1

Oct. 6, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

Suggested donation is $3 to help cover the cost of the room rental.



Ashland Death Cafe

With Laurel Miller Selene Seltzer Julian Spalding Patrick Fitzsimmons Jennifer Mathews Lily Myers Kaplan

United States

Oct. 6, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PDT)

Donations cover venue rental and refreshments



Ashland Death Cafe

With Laurel Miller Selene Seltzer Julian Spalding Patrick Fitzsimmons Jennifer Mathews Lily Myers Kaplan

United States

Oct. 6, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Donations requested towards treats and venue rental


Death Cafe Niagara

With Michelle Kratts and Tim Baxter

United States: Oakwood Cemetery , 763 Portage Road , Niagara Falls, NY , 14301

Oct. 8, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (est)

bring a dessert to pass


Death Cafe PGH

With Rachel Butler

United States: Constellation Coffee , 4059 Penn Ave. , Pittsburgh, PA , 15224

Oct. 10, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (EST)

Free

The first Death Cafe in Pittsburgh! We'll meet at Constellation Coffee; guests will be responsible for purchasing their own beverages and treats. Meeting space and promotional assistance is being generously provided by Constellation Coffee. We're looking forward to gathering in a welcoming community space to talk about death. No agenda, all ideas welcome.



Hilltowns Death Cafe #5

With Two Streams Zen

United States: Peaceful Dragon Zen Home Temple , 263 Main Road , Route 66 , Westhampton , Massachusetts , 01027-9682

Oct. 11, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (USA Eastern Standard Time)

Donations accepted to cover costs of cake!

We host Death Cafe because...we know Death is the Great Matter!

because...we want to meet others who are committed to the project of living this life in an awakened sense of each passing ...



Death Cafe Edinburgh

With Maddie Denton

United Kingdom: The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre , 25 Palmerston Place , Edinburgh , EH125AP

Oct. 11, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

No cost but donations accepted.

Are you interested in death, but feel you aren't able to talk about it? Here is your answer! 

You are invited to attend a Death Cafe here in Edinburgh, held for the very first ...



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Dr. Kriss Kevorkian

United States: 4424 Point Fosdick Dr NW , Gig Harbor, WA , 98335

Oct. 12, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Death Cafe in London

With Literary Kitchen Festival

United Kingdom: 92 Peckham Rd , SE15 5PY

Oct. 13, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (UTC+00:00)

free



Sarasota Death Cafe #16

With Lori Marshall & Mark Sanders

United States: Radiance of Sarasota , 2868 Ringling Blvd , Florida , Fl , 34237

Oct. 17, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Free, donations gratefully received

Join hosts Lori Marshall & Mark Sanders for an open & honest conversation about life, dying & death while enjoying tea, coffee & CAKE! Come share your experience. Death Cafe is a group directed discussion with no agenda. Death ...



Death Cafe Mission Valley, San Diego

With Mitsuo Tomita and Barbara Bailey

United States: Mission Valley Public Library , Community Room , 2123 Fenton Parkway , San Diego , (next to IKEA) , 92108

Oct. 20, 2015, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (pdt)

Free. Donations appreciated to help pay for refrehsments

Thank you to the San Diego County Coalition for Improving End-of-Life Care for reserving the room.

www.sdcoalition.org



Death Cafe in Lowell, Massachusetts

With Circle Home, Inc.

United States: Pollard Memorial Library , 401 Merrimack Street , Lowell, Massachusetts , 01852 , USA , 01852

Oct. 20, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

free

Presented as a community service by Circle Home, Inc. (formerly the VNA of Greater Lowell)  No cost, no reservations needed. Refreshments served.  Join us to create Lowell's third Death Cafe!  More info: 978-805-2641

 

 

 



Death Cafe Eugene/Springfield

With Eugene/Springfield Death Cafe

United States: 2411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd , Eugene, OR , Lane County Behavioral Health , Room 198 Michael L Rogers Room , Scout access rd off of MLK Blvd. , 97401

Oct. 21, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Standard)

Non mandatory donations to cover costs of putting on event

 

WE ARE TAKING A BREAK FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RESUME IN OCTOBER OF 2015

We are dedicated to doing all we can to create a friendly non-directive venue so people feel free to come ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Oct. 22, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

No fee. Appetizers provided. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Death cafes are part of a global movement “To increase awareness of death with a few to helping people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss ...



Death Cafe in San Luis Obispo, CA

With Hospice of SLO County

United States: Steynberg Gallery , 1531 Monterey St , San Luis Obispo, CA , 93401

Oct. 22, 2015, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Admission is free.

Death Cafe' is an opportunity for  candid, thoughtful, respectful and provocative discussions about a topic often not talked about - death and its impact on us.  There is no agenda, no sales pitch and no preconceived ...



Death Cafe San Francisco, CA

With Danielle Brandon, Jim Van Buskirk and Harvey Schwartz

United States: AIDS Memorial Grove , Nancy Pelosi Dr, San Francisco, CA 94122 , San Francisco, CA , 94122

Oct. 25, 2015, 12.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (pacific)

free

Based on the international movement started by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid in the UK. Death cafe is an accessible and respectful community space for the discussion of all aspects

of death, dying, and ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

United States: Spirit Mountain Retreat , 25661 Oakwood , Idyllwild, CA , 92549

Oct. 27, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plastic ware, etc.

Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss occurs
- Difficulty people experience with ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

United States: Spirit Mountain Retreat , 25661 Oakwood , Idyllwild, CA , 92549

Oct. 28, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plastic ware, etc.

Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss occurs
- Difficulty people experience with ...



DødsCafe København /Death Cafe Copenhagen

With Ellen Hansen, Karin Westh, Susan Fugger, Ani Tenzin

Denmark: Phendeling , Nørregade 7B, 2. sal , 1165 København K. , 1165

Oct. 29, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (CET)

Gratis. Donation på 50 kr. pr. deltager modtages.

Ellen og Karin indleder med at fortælle kort om ideen med dødscafeer.

Dødscafe'er er en mulighed for et menneskeligt møde omkring udveksling af tanker og følelser omkring døden ...



Death Cafe in Setauket, New York

With Linda Anderson

United States: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship , 380 Nicolls Rd , Setauket , New York , United States , 11733

Oct. 30, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)

There is no cost.

The Death Cafe is to give people an opportunity to talk freely about death. Many of the people I meet are eager to do so but have no one to speak with. I am holding ...



Dia de los Muertos Death Cafe

With Kristin L. Hauman

United States: The Barn , Penn Hebron Garden Club , 237 Jefferson Road , Penn Hills PA , 15235

Nov. 2, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Donations accepted for the PHGC building.

Join us at the historic Morrow Barn to eat delicious cake, drink tea, and talk openly about death on Dia de los Muertos!



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Dr. Kriss Kevorkian

United States: 4424 Point Fosdick Dr NW , Gig Harbor, WA , 98335

Nov. 2, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Death Cafe Limerick

With Jennifer Moran Stritch/Tracy Fahey/Sinead Dinneen

Ireland: Hook and Ladder Cafe , Corbally Road , Limerick , n/a

Nov. 11, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Nov. 19, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

No fee. Appetizers provided. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Death cafes are part of a global movement “To increase awareness of death with a few to helping people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Dec. 17, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

No fee. Appetizers provided. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Death cafes are part of a global movement “To increase awareness of death with a few to helping people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss ...



Stratford-upon-Avon Death Cafe

With Glynis Fletcher

United Kingdom: Lifeways , 30 Albany Road , Stratford-upon-Avon , Warwickshire , CV37 6PG

Jan. 24, 2016, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT)

FREE but donations are gratefully welcomed.

Many people ask 'What goes on at a Death Cafe?' I think they expect it to be very serious, and perhaps morbid. Far from it. We've found that talking about death can enrich our ...