Forthcoming Death Cafes



Today: Death Cafe, Brisbane, Queensland

With Beth OBrien

Australia: Simplicity Funeral Home , 218 Logan Road , WOOLLONGABBA , 4102

Oct. 1, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Free



Today: Death Cafe Oakland

With Jo Townson and Amani Loutfly

United States: Chapel of the Chimes - Oakland , 4499 Piedmont Avenue , Oakland, CA , 94611

Oct. 1, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Pacific )

Free



Today: Lewes Death Cafe

With Living Well Dying Well

United Kingdom: Buttercup Cafe , Pastoral Antiques , 15 Malling Street , Lewes , East Sussex , BN7 2RA

Oct. 1, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (BST)

Donations accepted to cover premises costs.

Join us for coffee, cake and conversation about dying, death and the end of life.


Today: Death Cafe Austin

With Jo Jensen & Brooks Kasson

United States: Cafe Express , 3418 N. Lamar , Austin, Texas , 78705

Oct. 1, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

No charge to attend - donations are graciously and gratefully accepted

Jo and Brooks initiated the first Death Cafe in Texas (right here in Austin) in June 2013 and continue to gather with like-minded individuals every month at Cafe Express on Lamar. We always have lively discussions on life, death and the various and precious moments in between.

If you want to enjoy some great food before the gathering, Cafe Express offers a wonderful menu.  Come ...



Today: Courtenay Death Cafe

With Dale Presly

Canada: 411 Anderton Ave. , Courtenay, B.C. , V9N 6C6

Oct. 1, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (pacific time zone)

small donation to cover room rental

Dale is hosting the 4th Death Cafe in Courtenay.


Death Cafe

With Kittamaqundi Community Church

United States: Oliver's Carriage House , 5410 Leaf Treader Way , Columbia, MD 21044 , 21044

Oct. 2, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

No Charge


New Hampshire Death Cafe

With Drew Temko

United States: Crackskull's Coffee & Books , 86 Main St. , Newmarket, NH , 03857

Oct. 2, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (est)

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Bringing the community together to have open dialog around death and dying. Giving individuals the time and space to share their feelings, ideas, and thoughts on all topics involving death and dying.



Malvern Death Cafe

With Sue Friston

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

Oct. 3, 2014, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (GMT)

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

So far this death cafe has met most Fridays since the start of 2014. And will continue to do so until further notice.  Email me to get on my mailing list so you can be ...



Death Cafe Port Macquarie

With Phoebe Crane

Australia: The Point Port Macquarie , 168 Settlement Point Rd , Port Macquarie NSW , 2444

Oct. 3, 2014, 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (Sydney, Australia)

Free, but pay for own beverages

Phoebe and others meet to chat about Death, look at the myths, go where many have never dared to look...their own thoughts, questions and fears about death. All over a cuppa with much laughter ...


Death Cafe in Stourbridge, West Midlands

With Cathie Green

United Kingdom: Mary Stevens Community Hub , Mary Stevens Park , Stourbridge , West Midlands , DY8

Oct. 4, 2014, 12.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UK)

No donations asked for

So people can die without being terrified about their experience



Death Cafe - Fremantle

With Ava Reyerson

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

Oct. 4, 2014, 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 in Basalt, Colorado

With Informed Final Choices

United States: Wyly Art Center , 99 Midland Avenue , Basalt , Colorado , 81623

Oct. 4, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (MOUNTAIN TIME/US)

Free, but accept donations to defray venue costs.

The Wyly Art Center provides a warm and welcoming environment for participants to join in conversation over tea and cookies. The event is without agenda, philosophy or expected outcome. Simple Death Cafe guidelines encourage an ...



Invito a partecipare al Death Cafe, conversazione aperta sulla morte e sul morire

With Elisabetta Lucchi e Hilary Wilson

Italy

Oct. 4, 2014, 3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (UTC/GMT)

ingresso libero e gratuito

Il Death Cafe è uno spazio accogliente e protetto dove le persone si incontrano per parlare della morte, condividendo sentimenti, emozioni, esperienze, una tazza di the e una fetta di torta.
L’incontro è aperto a tutti ...



Sarasota Death Cafe #7

With Lori Marshall & Mark Sanders

United States: 2868 Ringling Blvd , 34237

Oct. 4, 2014, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Free with optional donation for facility

As the seasons change so does life. 

Come talk about life. Come talk about death. Come share your experience.

Every Death Café provides a new opportunity to meet with others and each has been unique ...



Lowertown Death Cafe

With Stacy Remke

United States: Black Dog Cafe , 308 Prince Street , St. Paul, MN. 55101 , 55101

Oct. 5, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Free, but food/beverage purchase secures our space and is in considerate.

Note: This meeting is on the 1st Sunday rather than our usual 2nd Sunday soi as not to conflcit with the St Paul Art Crawl. We will be back to our regular schedule in November ...



Keyport Death Cafe

With Kris Bradley and Sarah Conley

United States: Espresso Joe's , 50 W Front Street , Keyport, NJ 07735 , 07735

Oct. 5, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

Free Event

Kris and Sarah have organized this event to open up a discussion about death.  This will be an open and accepting forum to share your thoughts.

Espresso Joe's has been generous enough to provide ...


Faringdon Death Cafe

With Liz Rothschild and Rose-Anne O’Hare

United Kingdom: The Rookery Cafe , 35 Marlborough Street , Faringdon , SN7 7JL

Oct. 5, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK)

Free

Part of Oxfordshire's Kicking the Bucket Festival.

 

Good company, cake and a chat about death. What could be better? 


Bridgnorth Death Cafe

With Kate Spohrer

United Kingdom: Cinnamon Cafe and Meeting House , Cartway , Waterloo Terrace , Bridgnorth , Shropshire , WV16 4EG

Oct. 5, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

free

Trying to make death a non-taboo subject,


MDI Death Cafe

With MDI Hospital Palliative Care Team

United States: Jesup Memorial Library , 34 Mt Desert Street , Bar Harbor, ME , 04609

Oct. 5, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Free

Sponsored by Mount Desert Island Hospital Organization and the Jesup Memorial Library


Death Cafe Northern Westchester

With Death Cafe nw committee

United States: 26 Bedford Road , Katonah NY , 10536

Oct. 5, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Donations accepted for ongoing death cafe events



Titirangi Death Cafe

With Graham Southwell & Kerry-Ann Stanton

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

Oct. 6, 2014, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (New Zealand time)

Entry by Koha



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Dr. Kristine A. Kevorkian

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

Oct. 6, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Mercer County Death Cafe

With Chaplains Ted Taylor & Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs

United States: Perkin's Restaurant , 50 Princeton Hightstown Rd , East Windsor, NJ , 08520

Oct. 6, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern )

No cost, save your orders from the restaurant.

Join us for the third 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 ...



16th Death Cafe Hampstead, London, UK

With Josefine Speyer

United Kingdom: 38-39 High Street Hampstead, London , NW3 1QE

Oct. 6, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (BST)

Donations towards the cost of hosting the event are welcome!

We love Death Cafe and welcome you to join us for an inspiring evening of conversation.

Please arrive early and place an order with our waiter, Antonio. There will be a short break half way ...



Halton Hills Death Cafe

With Ellen Newman and Marion Willms

Canada: Schillaci Cafe & Espresso Bar , 221 Miller Drive , Georgetown , Ontario , L7G 6G4

Oct. 7, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (eastern)

Donations are welcome and will be given to the staff of the cafe as a way of thanking them for serving us.

Ellen and Marion feel hosting a Death Cafe is a way to make a positive contribution to life in their communities.  Both have found in their work and studies that talking about death is a ...



Anza Death Cafe

With Claire Withman

United States: Claire Withman , 59845 Anzanita ln. , Anza, CA , 92539

Oct. 7, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PT)

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 ...


Death Cafe for Victorian Bereavement Support Network

With The Victorian Bereavment Support Network

Australia

Oct. 8, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT+10)

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This is an event for us as a bereavement support community to experience the model for ourselves as individuals.



Death Cafe Niagara

With Oakwood Cemetery

United States: 763 Portage Road , Niagara Falls, New York , 14301

Oct. 9, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern US)

No cost, just bring a dessert to pass.

 Bring a dessert to pass!



Death Cafe Kansas City

With Jill Badell

United States: Coffee Girl's Cafe , 7440 Washington St. , Kansas City , MO , 64114

Oct. 9, 2014, 5.45 p.m. - 7.45 p.m. (Central Standard Time)

Free

This is a meant to be a comfortable, community event where any age and demographic is welcome to come partake in open discussion about the importance of death related topics. Death is a part of ...



Death Cafe, Warsaw

With Katarzyna Reiter

Poland: Cafe "Pochwała Niekonsekwencji" , ul. Grójecka 118 , Warsaw , 02-372

Oct. 10, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (CET)

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Death Cafe San Jose

With Nanci Viera

United States: Stone Church , 1937 Lincoln Avenue , San Jose , California , California , 95125

Oct. 10, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

$5.00 donation to Stone Church


Foothills Death Cafe

With patsy barnes

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

Oct. 11, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (mountain standard)

free



Death Cafe in London

With Jon Underwood

United Kingdom: Courthouse Garden Cafe, , Jamyang Buddhist Centre, , The Old Courthouse, , 43 Renfrew Road, , London , SE11 4NA

Oct. 11, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 3.45 p.m. (BST)

Free. Donations to Jamyang Buddhist Centre accepted. Free tea and lovely food and drink available for purchase.

The Death Cafe will take place in the Courthouse Garden Cafe,  which is provided by Jamyang Buddhist Centre. I have been a student of Jamyang since 1999 and it is largely due to Jamyang, especially ...



Longmont Death Cafe

With Jade Beaty

United States: Lucky's Market , 700 Ken Pratt Blvd #201 , Longmont, 80501 , 80501

Oct. 11, 2014, 9.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. (mtn)

Arrive early to experience the pastry delights at Lucky's!

I will set a container of safety and comfort as we explore some interesting views about death. I am a former volunteer chaplain at Boulder Community Hospital, and conducted a support group for those with ...



Loveland Death Cafe

With Tara Pogoda

United States: Fifth Element Ranch , 6821 West CR 12 , Loveland , CO , 80537 , 80537

Oct. 11, 2014, 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (MDT)

Suggested donation of $12 to pay for beverages and goodies provided.

We are drawn to Death Cafe by our mutual awareness that death is a natural part of life and our concern that society is out of touch with this fact. We are combining our wisdom ...



Cardiff Death Cafe

With Sue Lawford and Rosemary McClements-Hall

United Kingdom: Chapter Arts Centre , Market Road , Cardiff , CF5 1QE

Oct. 12, 2014, 1.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (BST)

Because we have to pay for room hire, a small donation is requested if you can.

Sue and Rose met at a Death Cafe in Bristol in June 2014.  Each had heard about Death Cafes, and found the idea really exciting.  Their first-hand experience underlined how helpful it can be to ...



Allotment's Death Cafe

With Allotment Project

United Kingdom

Oct. 12, 2014, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. ((UTC+00:00))

This event, all tea and cakes provided is free

We are hosting this Death Cafe because of out interest in death and how others view it, as well as the relationship between death, food and ritual. All cakes provided for the event will be ...



Death Cafe East County San Diego

With Hosted by Karen Van Dyke - Death Café Co-Host • Unity of El Cajon/Maria Carter - Location Co-Host

United States: Unity of El Cajon, Hammons Hall , 311 Highland Avenue, El Cajon CA 92020 , At the intersection of Highland & Lexington , (Hall is located at the back of the parking lot) , 92020

Oct. 13, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Love Offering.

RSVP recommended as we had a full house at our last Death Cafe.



Astoria Death Cafe

With Phil Morgan and others

United States: Temporary Astoria Senior Center , (the old Astoria Yacht Club) , 1555 W. Marine , Astoria , 97103

Oct. 14, 2014, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Donations are to cover costs for flyers and coffee

Small open conversations with subject chosen by group. Potluck treats requested. Coffee and Tea provided.



Death Cafe Oakland

With Brooke Deputy

United States: Chapel of The Chimes , 4499 Piedmont Av , Oakland , California , USA , 94611

Oct. 14, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PDT)

FREE

Chapel of the Chimes is our generous host for this event.  



Ithaca Death Cafe

With Angela Mennitto, Michele Hochstetter & Tricia Conroy

United States: Third Street Quaker Meetinghouse Library , 120 Third Street , Ithaca, NY , 14850

Oct. 14, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free, but donations are welcome.

Please join us in a relaxed setting to discuss death, drink tea, and eat cake.  Death Cafes are gatherings to share thought-provoking, engaging and respectful conversations on death. They are not intended as a bereavement ...



Death Cafe in Saskatchewan, Canada

With SCHR Palliative Care Subcommitee

Canada

Oct. 14, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (CST)

Event is free of charge

Please note that this event is not open to members of the public.



Death Cafe, Kansas City, North

With Steve Smith

United States: The Corner Cafe, Liberty , 8301 NE Flintlock , Kansas CIty, Missouri , 64157

Oct. 14, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Central Daylight)

Nothing charged

Steve believes it is important to talk about the taboo subject of death and dying.



Highcliffe Death Cafe

With Lis Horwich

United Kingdom

Oct. 15, 2014, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UK)

Donations will cover cake and drinks.

I really think death and dying are most fasinating subjects, as I believe the more we talk about these subjects and the more we become at easy with them, the more we can help other ...


Death Cafe Great Barrington

With Ann-Elizabeth Barnes

United States: The Mason Library , Community Room , Main Street , Great Barrington , MA 01230 , 01230

Oct. 15, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time USA)

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Montpelier Death Cafe

With Montpelier Death Cafe

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

Oct. 16, 2014, 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 you can find us and register at: http://montpelierdeathcaferegistration.eventbrite.com

 

Curious, but can't make it ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: Maxxwell's Restaurant , 2636 East 11th Street , Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104 , 2nd Floor Meeting Room , 74104

Oct. 16, 2014, 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 and help people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss death, celebrate life ...


Death Cafe Santa Clarita

With Justin Time Children's House

United States: 23300 Cinema Drive , Suite 2910 , VALENCIA , CALIFORNIA , 91355

Oct. 16, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free to attend

This is as authentic as you can get.  No agenda, no ideology. You share what's on your mind.  This is a discussion group, not a grief group or educational session.  Guests over 18 please. 



Providence Death Cafe

With Cassandra Tribe, MHCA-RI/Oasis

United States: 1280 North Main St , Providence, Rhode Island , Providence , Rhode Island , Rhode Island , 02904

Oct. 16, 2014, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

$5 donation if possible to help cover the costs of utilities for using the space.

As providers of services to marginalized communities, both Dragon Mountain and MHCA-RI have recognized that the most marginalized of all is the general community - especially when it comes to being able to talk about the ...



Death Cafe' Firenze

With AMA Accademia di Metafisica Applicata

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

Oct. 17, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Rome)

Free

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 Bremerton, WA

With Amelia Carroll

United States: Heron Lodge , 7810 NW Wildcat Lake Road , Bremerton , WA , 98312

Oct. 18, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Admission is Free ~ Donations are welcome to cover the costs of refreshments and materials.

Let's Have Coffee and Talk About Death

Hello, my name is Amelia Carroll from Sacred Spirit Passages and I think talking about death is a great way to spend some time.  Join me at the relaxing and inviting Heron Lodge where we will share respectful and provocative conversation about death and dying in a safe, non-judgmental environment.

 

With 75% of Americans saying they would ...



Death Cafe of Metro Denver

With Nancy English

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

Oct. 19, 2014, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Saving)

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 ...


2nd Thornbury Death Cafe

With Jacqueline Cadwgan

United Kingdom: The Chantry Community Centre , 52 Castle Street , Thornbury , Bristol , BS35 1HB

Oct. 19, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation £3-£5 for cost or room hire

Inspiring, enlightening, warm, friendly, surprising, liberating  -  some of the words used to describe the Death Café held in July.

At Thornbury’s first Death Café, six of us sat down with tea and cake and just began talking.  We were able to explore our own thoughts and feelings and listen to each other in a relaxed and respectful way.  There was no agenda, no motive ...



Death Cafe Chico

With Malama MacNeil

United States: Lyon Books , 135 Main Street , Chico , CA , 95926

Oct. 19, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (pacific)

free

Sponsored by the Alliance for Support and Education in Dying and Death, which brings together individuals engaged in a range of holistic services to the dyng, their care-givers, and families. AllSEDD is committed to fostering ...


Semiahmoo Death Cafe

With Neil Fernyhough

Canada: Alexandra Neighbourhood House , 2916 McBride Ave. , Surrey, BC , V4A 3G2

Oct. 20, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Donations for refreshments are welcome!

This is the first Death Cafe for South Surrey and White Rock. It is an opportunity for folks to come together to drink tea, eat cake, and discuss death - not to be morbid; just to raise awareness and help people make the most of their (finite) lives. Registration for the initial gathering is limited to 15.


Death Cafe Seattle - Lake City

With George: Center for Community

United States: George: Center for Community , 2212 NE 125th St. , Seattle, WA , 98125

Oct. 20, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Donations to help George cover its expenses as host will be greatly appreciated.

We want to talk about dying and death and think there are others who do as well.  All are welcome.

Please join us at George, a casual and intimate setting, for good conversation and a bite of dessert (both gluten filled and gluten free; this is Seattle after all).

Thanks for joining us.  We'll see you soon.

Peace and Joy.

 

 


Death Cafe in Belfast, ME

With Nancy McAlley

United States: 9 Field St , Belfast, ME , 04915

Oct. 20, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (eastern)

donation

My hope is to make the public comfortable with the idea that we will all die some day. There is no age limit and the more we know about the process, the less frightening it will be. Maybe we can have peace with our passing.



SW London Death Cafe

With Suzanne Michal

United Kingdom: Bill's Cafe , 146 Putney High St , London , SW15 1RR , SW15 1RR

Oct. 20, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation of £5 to contribute towards printing postcards to put in local hospices and cemeteries and to support my energy running this monthly event.

It feels that a Death Cafe is such an unique opportunity for us to meet and share around this potentially extremely painfull subject that it requires a certain level of sacredness and respect. Hence my ...



Death Cafe Northumberland

With Last Breath

Canada: 66 King Street , Cobourg, Ontario , K9A1K9

Oct. 21, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Refreshments to be purchased

Our Death Cafe's are offered in a Cafe setting where small groups get to discuss their beliefs around death and compare with others experiences.  We as hosts wish to allow the conversations to unfold ...



Death Cafe Winnipeg

With Brenda Borzykowski / Rena Boroditsky

Canada: St. Mark's Lutheran Church , 600 Cambridge St. at Corydon Ave. , R3M 3G9

Oct. 22, 2014, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (Central)

Silver collection

A multi faith gathering !  Join us for coffee and conversation about all things 'end of life".



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise

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

Oct. 22, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PT)

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 ...


Alexandra Park Death Cafe

With Jan Williams

United Kingdom: Alexandra Park Library , Alexandra Park Rd , London , N22 7UJ , N22 7UJ

Oct. 22, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Donations are to cover cost of refreshments. Any excess goes to support other free community events at the library.

Taboo topics like death cause fear and alarm. Death feels much safer if we can talk about it with others who are open to doing the same. People are welcome to bring literature from relevant organisations to share. 

The Supporters of Alexandra Park library is a voluntary organisation which supports the library as a hub for community events. There is no charge for attending. A ...



Death Cafe St. Joe # 14

With Megan Mooney, MSW and Jamie Exline, BSW

United States: Cafe Pony Espresso , 114 S 8th St. , St. Joseph, Missouri , 64501 , 64501

Oct. 22, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Central )

Free



Westport Death Cafe

With It's My Death

United States: Westport Volunteer Fire Department , Main Road , Westport Island, ME , 04578

Oct. 23, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Donations will help us fund coffee, snacks, and costs related to hosting a Death Cafe. Donation not required and a donation in any amount will be greatly appreciated.

This is an open-format facilitated venue to discuss and share about any topic related to death and dying.  Sponsored by It's My Death. 



Death Cafe 92105 - College Grove / Oak Park

With Tracy Vevia & Asha Parker

United States: Faith on 54th , Fellowship Hall - (Middle Building) , 3060 54th Street, San Diego , 92105

Oct. 25, 2014, 11.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (PST)

Donations to cover refreshments are welcome -- but not required.

          "Fear does not stop death --

           fear stops life!"

Come and be fearless and countercultural with us ...

And have some cake!



Pueblo's First Death Cafe

With Sierra Roberts and Deborah Rivera

United States: 209 S Union Ave , Pueblo, CO 81003 , Pueblo , Colorado , Colorado , 81003

Oct. 25, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (MDST)

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The main idea is to get people from all backgrounds together over tea/coffee and delicious cake to simply talk about death, a normal aspect of life that is generally feared by our culture. The ...



Death Cafe in Marrickville

With Dr Michele Knight

Australia: Lazy Bones Lounge , Upstairs, 294 Marrickville Road , (cnr Illawarra Road) , Marrickville , New South Wales , 2204

Oct. 25, 2014, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Suggested gold coin entry donation in support of local charity.

Death, that final process of transition which we must all engage with is an event in our lives frequently feared and often misunderstood.  A Death Café provides an opportunity for death to ‘come out of ...



2nd Annual Crestone Death Cafe

With Informed Final Choices

United States: Shumei International Center , 3000 Dream Way , Crestone , Colorado , Colorado , 81131

Oct. 25, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (MOUNTAIN TIME/US)

Free, but accept donations to defray venue costs.

The Shumei International Center provides a warm and welcoming environment for participants to join in conversation over tea and cookies. The event is without agenda, philosophy or expected outcome. Simple Death Cafe guidelines encourage an ...



Death Cafe at Kensal Green Dissenters' Chapel, London

With Jon Underwood

United Kingdom: The Dissenters' Chapel , Kensal Green Cemetery (entrance on Ladbroke Grove) , Harrow Road , Kensal Green , London , W10 4RA

Oct. 25, 2014, 11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (BST)

Free



Cincinnati Death Cafe

With Arlington Memorial Gardens

United States: Arlington Memorial Gardens , 2145 Compton Rd , Cincinnati, OH USA , 45231 , 45231

Oct. 27, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (eastern standard USA)

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Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

Oct. 28, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plasticware, 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 ...



Death Cafe San Francisco: Zen Hospice Project

With Shelley Adler, PhD, and Roy Remer

United States: Zen Hospice Project Guest House , 273 Page Street , San Francisco, CA , 94102

Oct. 29, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Pacific)

$5 donation requested for snacks and drinks

Please join us in a relaxed setting to discuss death, drink tea, and eat cake.
This Death Café is part of the Salon Series at Zen Hospice, a new way to engage and inform our ...



Windy City Death Cafe

With Kathy Miller & Judy Lendsey

United States: Be Optimal Holistic Health Center , 1249 Waukegan Rd , Glenview, IL , 60025

Oct. 29, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Central)

$5 suggested donation to cover refreshments

Let's talk about death. Yours and mine. It's going to happen, no matter how much we deny or avoid thinking about it. Yikes, right?


But wait! What if accepting death meant that we ...



Columbus Death Cafe

With Lizzy Miles

United States: Panera Bread Community Room , 782 North State Street , (Maxtown & Rt 3) , Westerville , Ohio , 43081

Oct. 29, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

Free to attend

This is as authentic as you can get.  No agenda, no ideology. You share what's on your mind.  This is a discussion group, not a grief group or educational session.  Guests over 18 please ...


Oxford Death Cafe @The Cafe Rouge, Oxford

With Claire Turnham

United Kingdom: Cafe Rouge, Oxford , Little Clarendon Street , Oxford , OX1 2HP

Oct. 31, 2014, 4.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (UK)

Free

Good company, cake and a chat about death. What could be better? A chance to reflect and share your thoughts in relaxed and informal settings. Never morbid, often light hearted! Not recommended for the recently bereaved. Part of Oxfordshire's Kicking the Bucket Festival



Death Cafe Bristol

With Paula Rainey Crofts & Dee Ryding

United Kingdom: Bristol Museum & Art Gallery , Queens Road , Bristol , BS81RL

Oct. 31, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (gmt)

Free but donations for refreshments are appreciated.

This Death Cafe will be run as part of our Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations. It will give people a safe and relaxed place to discuss death over tea and cake. Children are welcome ...



Dublin Death Cafe

With Olga

Ireland: The Municipal Gallery Cafe , Parnell Square , Dublin , Co Dublin , IRELAND

Nov. 1, 2014, 3.45 p.m. - 5.45 p.m. (GMT)

Free

This will be our third meeting so everything is new for us. Our previous cafes have been interesting and diverse so I look forward to the next one after the Summer lull. We plan to ...


Death Cafe

With Debra McGauley-Eichhorn

United States

Nov. 1, 2014, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

No cost

Bring an Open Mind & a Dessert!



Death Cafe on the Dia de Los Muertos in Seattle-Eastside

With Paige Lewis

United States

Nov. 1, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Voluntary donations

The setting will be festive for our next Death Cafe. Please bring a friend and something edible to share.

This is a gathering for Death Cafe and to to remember those who have died. You ...



Death Cafe Atlanta #16

With Mark LaRocca-Pitts, Bob Duvall, Kate Hauk, David Hall

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

Nov. 1, 2014, 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 Zürich

With Sarah Buchmann

Switzerland: Cabaret Voltaire , Spiegelgasse 1 , 8001 Zurich , 8001

Nov. 2, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (CET)

Kollekte für Mietkosten

Während meiner Recherchen zum Roman GRAVE über eine alternative Bestatterin, bin ich im Rahmen des Death Salon London auf das Konzept des Death Cafés getroffen und staunte nicht schlecht. Wer hat's erfunden ...



San Jose Death Cafe

With Geoffrey Rimositis

United States: First Unitarian Church , 160 N. 3rd St , San Jose , California , 95112

Nov. 2, 2014, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Pacific Central Time)

No cost to attend

Death Café

November 2

12:30-2pm

First Unitarian Church

Classrooms 4-6

 

Whether or not you attend our annual Day of the Dead Service at 11 a.m., you are welcome to join us for refreshments ...



Newton Death Cafe

With Tricia Keith

Canada: Espresso Cafe , 1112 -7330 137 St. , Surrey, BC , V3W 1A3

Nov. 2, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PST)

Folks simply pay for their tes, coffee and treats.

Youssif Ihab is happy to open his space for this event.

This will be a group-led discussion of three to four small groups of 3. Groups will re-mix half-way through.



WOU Death Cafe

With Dr. Paula Baldwin, Communication Studies, Western Oregon University & Lisa Catto, PR Specialist, Western Oregon University

United States: Gentle House , 855 Monmouth Ave N , Monmouth, OR , 97361

Nov. 2, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead with us!  We will provide coffee, tea and cake, but feel free to bring something light to share.  This is your chance to talk about death in an ...


Kidderminster Death Cafe

With Kate Spohrer

United Kingdom: Boar's Head Gallery , The Boar's Head , 39 Worcester St , Kidderminster , Worcestershire , DY10 1EW

Nov. 3, 2014, 8.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. (GMT)

free

To help make death a non-taboo subject.



Death Cafe on the West Island in Montreal

With Kit Racette

Canada

Nov. 3, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EDT)

Death Cafe events are free. Donations to cover costs are appreciated.

I have been organising Death Cafe events in Montreal for over a year. They are all different but each one gives those present an opportunity to share how death has touched their lives. Some need ...



Death Cafe in Montreal

With Kit Racette

Canada: BelArome Holistic Centre , 6100 Monkland Avenue , NDG , Between Beaconsfield and Hingston , H4A 1H4

Nov. 4, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EDT)

This event is free but donations to help cover costs are much appreciated.

 

A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death and how your experience with death impacts how you live your life. This discussion has no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group ...


Death Cafe in Randwick, NSW

With Diversity Health

Australia: Barmbli Place , Prince of Wales Hospital , High St , Randwick, NSW , 2031

Nov. 5, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (AEST)

No costs to those who come along.

To provide an informal space for patients, carers, staff and community members to discuss death.



DødsCafe København /Death Cafe Copenhagen

With Ellen Hansen og Karin Westh

Denmark: Knabrostræde 1A, 1. sal , København K. , 1210

Nov. 6, 2014, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (CET)

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

 OBS: Alle pladser er optaget til Dødscafe 6.11.2014. Vi opretter en venteliste. 

Vi vil snarest annoncere den efterfølgende Dødscafe som vil blive afholdt i begyndelse af 2015.

Ellen og Karin ...



Death Cafe - Mandurah

With Seasons Funerals

Australia

Nov. 6, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UTC/GMT + 8)

Free

This will be Mandurah's first Death Cafe!

Curious? Come along! Please contact the organiser for more information or to make a booking.



Death Cafe Capalaba, Brisbane

With Beth OBrien

Australia: Capalaba Library , Redland City Council , Noeleen St , Capalaba , 4157

Nov. 7, 2014, 9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Free

Grateful for the interest and support given by the Library team at Capalaba branch library, of Redland City Council.



Lowertown Death Cafe

With Stacy Remke

United States: Black Dog Cafe , 308 Prince Street , St. Paul, MN. 55101 , 55101

Nov. 9, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Free, but food/beverage purchase secures our space and is in considerate.

Topics will be driven by the interests of those who show up for discussion. In situations where more than a handful come, we can organize smaller group topics as interests dictate, using the World Cafe ...



Stratford-upon-Avon Death Cafe

With Glynis Fletcher

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

Nov. 9, 2014, 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 ...



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Dr. Kristine A. Kevorkian

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

Nov. 10, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Death Cafe Rancho Bernardo

With Jennifer Marsh

United States: Rancho Bernardo Public Library , Community Room , 17110 Bernardo Center Dr , San Diego , 92128

Nov. 13, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free

This event is generously sponsored by UBS Financial Services and The Elizabeth Hospice!



Death Cafe Walnut Creek

With Judy Robbins

United States: Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church , 55 Eckley Lane , Walnut Creek, CA 94596 , 94596

Nov. 14, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)

Participation if free, but space is limited, so you must register to attend. Go to www.Eventbrite.com; Go to 'Find events' and type in Death Cafe Walnut Creek. Choose the date you wish to attend.

Join others for an informal conversation about death and dying.



Death Cafe in London

With Chris Thorpe & Jon Spooner

United Kingdom: Bush Theatre , 7 Uxbridge Road , London , W12 8LJ

Nov. 15, 2014, 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (GMT)

Resuscitation Council (UK) https://www.resus.org.uk/pages/donate.htm

In 2014 we have made a new show together called "Am I Dead Yet?". It's about death and dying and about how we don’t talk about it enough. Which is actually a lot ...



Flagstaff November Death Cafe

With Aleia O'Reilly, Meg Leander, Angela Krupica & Jack Pelton

United States: 400 W. Aspen Street , Flagstaff, AZ , 86001

Nov. 15, 2014, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific Time USA)

donation

Local nonprofit, Further Shore sponsors this Cafe. It is open to spiritual and secular communities alike. Conversation topics are chosen by attendees and guided by facilitators. This is Flagstaff's last Death Cafe in 2014 ...



Death Cafe in London

With Kagyu Samye Dzong London

United Kingdom: Kagyu Samye Dzong London , 15 Spa Road , Bermondsey , London , SE16 3SA

Nov. 16, 2014, 10.30 a.m. - 12.15 p.m. (GMT)

Donations welcome for supporting the work of the Kagyu Samye Dzong Tibetan Buddhist centre

The Bardo group at Kagyu Samye Dzong is hosting a day offering the Buddhist approach to Death and Dying and this will include a Death cafe and the opportunity to celebrate life through a reflection ...



Edmonton's Death Cafe

With Rayne Johnson

Canada: 9808-148 street , T5N 3E8

Nov. 16, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time Zone)

Donations accepted to help cover cost for the Drop Dead Menu and the facility



Death Cafe in Mt. Airy

With Mary Lee Keane, Eileen Whelan, Maggie Beaumont

United States: 6511 Lincoln Drive , Philadelphia, PA , 19119

Nov. 17, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

Nov. 18, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Donations appreciated for coffee, plates, plasticware, 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

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

Nov. 19, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PT)

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 ...


Chipping Norton Death Cafe

With Claire Turnham

United Kingdom: The Guildhall, Lower Room , Chipping Norton , OX7 5NJ

Nov. 19, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation £3.50

Good company, cake and a chat about death. What could be better? Led by experienced local facilitators. A chance to reflect and share your thoughts in relaxed and informal settings. Never morbid, often light hearted! Not recommended for the recently bereaved. Part of Oxfordshire's Kicking the Bucket Festival.



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Nov. 20, 2014, 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 and help people make the most of our (finite) lives.”  We gather in a safe, relaxed setting to discuss death, celebrate life ...



Hendersonville Death Cafe

With Sherry McKisson, MA, NCC, LPCA

United States: Grace Lutheran Church , 1245 6th Ave. W. , Hendersonville, NC , (Room TBD) , 28791

Nov. 20, 2014, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

No Charge - Donations accepted to cover costs of refreshments appreciated.

Share your thoughts, feelings, questions, and concerns about death and dying in a safe, relaxed environment.

This is a discussion group with no agenda - no intention of leading anyone to conclusions or courses of action ...



Death Cafe 92119 - San Carlos

With Asha Parker & Tracy Vevia

United States: San Diego Public Library - San Carlo , Reading Room , 7265 Jackson Drive, San Diego , 92119

Nov. 22, 2014, 11.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (PST)

Donations to cover expenses are gratefully accepted, but not required.

       "Fear does not stop death -

                    it stops life!"

 

As 2014 draws to a close, come be fearless with us - and have some cake!



Stockport's Death Cafe

With Liz Thompson & Hugh O'Brien

United Kingdom: The Moor Club , Heaton Moor Road , Stockport , SK4 4PB

Nov. 24, 2014, 7.15 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (UK )

Donations to cover cost of refreshments please

I decided to get on board with the Death cafe as it is a subject which is close to my heart. I have always been interested in death to one degree or another and am ...



Death Cafe a Montreal

With Kit Racette

Canada: BelArome Holistic Centre , 6100 Avenue Monkland , NDG , Entre Beaconsfield et Hingston , H4A 1H4

Nov. 26, 2014, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EDT)

Gratuit mais les dons sont apprecies

La disparition de ma fille m’a également amenée à revoir mes croyances sur la mort et le mourir. Dernièrement, j’ai découvert le mouvement Café mortel. Jon Underwood a fondé ce mouvement ...



Death Cafe, Brisbane, Queensland

With Beth OBrien

Australia: Simplicity Funeral Home , 218 Logan Road , WOOLLONGABBA , 4102

Dec. 3, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Free



Death Cafe 92105 - College Grove / Oak Park

With Tracy Vevia & Asha Parker

United States: Faith on 54th , Fellowship Hall - (Middle Building) , 3060 54th Street, San Diego , 92105

Dec. 13, 2014, 11.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (PST)

Donations to cover refreshments are welcome -- but not required.

          "Fear does not stop death --

           fear stops life!"

Come and be fearless and countercultural with us ...

And have some cake!



Stratford-upon-Avon Death Cafe

With Glynis Fletcher

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

Dec. 14, 2014, 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 ...



Death Cafe Central Coast

With Gypsy Artemis

Australia: The Circle of Life , 8 Henry Parry Drive , EAST GOSFORD , NSW , 2257

Dec. 16, 2014, 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Suggested donation of $7/$10 un/waged which covers venue hire, hot home cooked vegan meal, cakes, tea & coffee, and a small contribution to running costs such as printing, phone calls, stationery etc.

I started running Death Cafe's on the Central Coast in June 2013, and continues to run regular well attended events. 

We no longer run Death Cafe in actual cafe's due to challenges relating ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise

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

Dec. 16, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PT)

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

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

Dec. 17, 2014, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PT)

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 ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Dec. 18, 2014, 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. 11, 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 ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Jan. 15, 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

March 8, 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 ...