Forthcoming Death Cafes



Today: Thirsk Death Cafe

With Pat, Geof and Naomi

United Kingdom: Quaker Meeting House , 24 Kirkgate , Thirsk , North Yorkshire , YO7 1PL

May 28, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested £3 donation goes towards costs of baking cakes, room hire and printing leaflets.

The event basically looks like this:

1. You turn up at the venue for 7pm

2. You have a coffee and a slice of cake if you want.

3. You get to meet the other ...


Today: Stroud Death Cafe

With Pammy Michell

United Kingdom

May 28, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (British Summer Time)

Small donation for room hire



Today: Death Cafe Ocala

With Teddy

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

May 28, 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 ...



Today: Death Cafe Upwey, Victoria, Australia at Abitza Cafe

With Leanne Skipsey

Australia: Abitza Cafe, 56-58 Main St, Upwey, , Victoria, Australia , (opposite Upwey Station) , 3156

May 28, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (AEST)

No charge for Death Cafe; just pay for your refreshements order

Though dying is a normal part of life and death is part of daily viewing on our screens, it’s a topic most of us are less at ease speaking about, which increases the challenge ...



Today: Death Cafe in San Luis Obispo, CA

With Hospice of SLO County

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

May 28, 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 ...



Today: Death Cafe a Montreal au Resto Vego St Denis

With Kit Racette

Canada: Resto Vego St Denis , 1720 Rue St Denis , Le Plateau, Montreal , H2X 3K6

May 28, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Edt)

Sont toujours gratuit mais les dons aident a couvrir les frais.

Ouvert a tous. Il ne s'agit pas d'un groupe de therapie mais votre deuil pourra aider les autres avecle leur.

 

Nos parlerons de tous qui concerne la mort - le notre et la mort ...


Death Cafe - Seattle North

With Terri Dilts

United States: Richmond Beach Library , 19601 21st Ave. NW Shoreline, WA 98177 , 98177

May 29, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (pacific)

Free

I always bring name tags to my events because I'm horrible at remembering names but, as a visual learner, if I've got your name tag in my vision, I'm pretty good at remembering. 

I usually start the meeting by having the person sitting to my left introduce themselves and what experiences they might wish to share with us or why they are ...



Death Cafe Berlin/DasErsteCafeTodBerlin

With Angela Craig- Fournes

Germany: Cafe Finovo , Alt St. Matthäus Friedhof , Großgörschenstr. 12-14 , 10829 Berlin, Germany , 10829

May 29, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (central european summer time)

for free

On the last Friday of every month (other than july, august, this year also oct., and dec.)  we meet at "Cafe Finovo", Germany's first cementery cafe run by Bernd Bossmann. He also takes care ...



Death Cafe Dutchess

With Anthony Sedgman

United States: Rhinebeck Library , 68 W Market St, , Rhinebeck, NY , 12572

May 30, 2015, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Free - Donations Accepted for the Circle of Friends for the Dying comfort care home

Come and talk about your experience and curiosity about death and dying. There is no agenda - simply an open conversation in a casual, confidential, and safe space.

Death Cafe is a discussion group rather than ...


Belleville, IL Death Cafe

With Sharon Egler

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

May 30, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CST)

Donations for cake and pastries

This will be the second one held. The success of the first one held in Belleville, IL inspired participants to hold monthly Death Cafes. Unfortunately, Maggie Boone Tribout, the first facilitator and host of the Death Cafe in Belleville, will not be able to attend until the last half hour or so. Sharon Egler stepped up to take on the host position.



Death Cafe Los Angeles

With Betsy Trapasso

United States: a private home in Encino

May 30, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific)

pot luck

This Death Cafe is at a private home in Encino

 

I host Death Cafes all over Los Angeles so please let me know if you would like to hold a Cafe in your home or ...


Death Cafe in Sequim, WA

With Alicia Jean Demetropolis

United States: Rainshadow Coffee , 157 W. Cedar Street , Sequim, WA , 98382

May 30, 2015, 8.15 a.m. - 10.15 a.m. (PST)

Free

Rainshadow Coffee is letting us take over their coffee shop on a Saturday. I would ask that attendees show their appreciation by purchasing a food item or beverage during the event.


Death Cafe Ulster County

With Circle of Friends for the Dying

United States: Rosendale Cafe , 434 Main Street , Rosendale NY , 12472

May 31, 2015, 9.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Eastern DST)

Voluntary donations requested to cover event expenses

Circle of Friends for the Dying sponsors 22nd monthly DC in Ulster County.

Event begins with live music by the Busking for Bread Death Cafe Troubadours



Titirangi Death Cafe

With Graham Southwell & Kerry-Ann Stanton

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

June 1, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (New Zealand time)

Entry by Koha



SW London Death Cafe

With Suzanne Michal

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

June 1, 2015, 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 - Seattle - Lake City

With George: Center for Community

United States: George: Center for Community , 2212 NE 125th St. , Seattle, WA , 3106 Harris Park Ave , 98125

June 1, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Donations are requested to help George cover coffee and tea expenses.

All are welcome.  We're a diverse group who simply want to talk about dying, death and life.



Pop-up Death Cafe, Berkhamsted wharf, Grand Union

With Sue Brayne and Dr Jo Withers

United Kingdom: Berkhamsted Wharf, Grand Union , exact location of the boat to be confirmed

June 2, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested donation of £5 to cover teas and cake

Space on Mystic Moon is limited, so early booking is advisable. 

Sue would like to thank Ian Marks, founder of the Aim Foundation for making these pop-up death cafes possible. 

 

 



Death Cafe Southbury

With Dana Bogatz

United States: 444 Main Street North , Southbury CT , USA , 06488

June 2, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Eastern)

suggested donation $2-$4 to cover refreshments

This is our daytime gathering of DeathCafe. Past participants have commented on the warmth of the conversation, and the diversity of the participants. The food is not bad either! there is always something new to ...


Death Cafe in Sequim, WA

With Alicia Jean Demetropolis

United States: Nourish Cafe , 101 Provence View Lane , south of 101, off Sequim Ave , Sequim, WA , 98382

June 2, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PST)

Free

Nourish is providing their meeting room free of charge. It would great for the attendees to show their appreciation by purchasing a beverage or food item before heading upstairs to the event.



Malvern Death Cafe

With Sue Friston

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

June 3, 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 deaths and funerals I've attended have all awakened me to the need to engage more fully with this matter. Now dealing with mum's dementia presses the urgency ...


Death Cafe Santa Barbara

With Lynn Holzman and Liz Bauer

United States: 11 East Carrillo , Santa Barbara, CA , 93101

June 3, 2015, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (PST)

Free

You're invited:
Death Cafe Santa Barbara in conjunction with The Center for Successful Aging
With Liz Bauer and Lynn Holzman 
Date:  Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Time:  5:30-7 PM
Place:  Historic adobe building at 11 East Carrillo St., Santa Barbara
Parking:  Parking lot B on Anacapa between Carrillo and Figueroa (enter the adobe from the back door.  It's convenient!).
RSVP:  Lynn at cominghomesb ...



Rochester Death Cafe

With Mary Ellen Markant

United States: Legacy At Clover Blossom , 100 McAuley Drive , Rochester , New York , 14624

June 3, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Gahanna Death Cafe

With Lizzy Miles and Julie Olds

United States: Schoedinger Gahanna chapel , 1051 East Johnstown Road , Gahanna, OH , 43085

June 3, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (eastern)

free

Death Cafe Columbus is branching out to new locations! This event will be in Gahanna.

Coffee, tea and cake will be provided!

No RSVP is necessary. Bring friends and family (but please don’t pressure ...


Evanston Death Cafe

With Eric Jacobson, Sharon Rosman

United States: The Levy Senior Center , 300 Dodge Ave , Evanston, Illinois , 60202

June 5, 2015, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Central)

free of charge

We are starting a MONTHLY Death Cafe because we want people to have the opportunity to discuss death, without anyone saying "Let's change the subject and talk about something else more positive."  But death can indeed be positive, serving as a persistent reminder to live our lives to the fullest, with whatever time we do have left.  Many of us are scared of death ...



Bunbury Death Cafe

With Amanda Lovitt

Australia: Corners on King Cafe , King Rd , Bunbury , Western Australia , 6230

June 5, 2015, 9.30 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (Western Australia)

Buy your own coffee, cake or snacks at the venue

Having the opportunity to talk about death in an open and comfortable setting is so important.

It's time death came to the table! The cafe table in this case.

Death is a part of ...


Death Cafe Moncton NB

With Hospice Greater Moncton

Canada

June 6, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Atlantic)

free

Pre-registration required due to limited space.  Please call 506-383-2404 to pre-register.



Death Cafe - Fremantle

With Ava Reyerson

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

June 6, 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 on Garnet, Westmere, Auckland

With Carol Wales

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

June 7, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (NZ time)

Free



PDX Death Cafe at First Unitarian Church

With Don Tarbutton, Holly Pruett & the Adult Education Program of First Unitarian Church

United States: Eliot Center , First Unitarian Church , SW 12th & Salmon , Portland , 97205

June 7, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (pacific)

Donations accepted to help cover costs.

Advance registration is required through this registration link: http://goo.gl/forms/luAeZ31DV3. Or email pdxdeathcafe@gmail.com and follow the instructions in the auto-reply message you'll receive.



Austin Death Cafe

With Rev. Marisol Caballero; Jay Cusker, LMFT-A

United States: 4700 Grover Ave. , Austin , Texas , 78756

June 7, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central )

free

Following the format of the International Death Cafe model will be integrated into fullfiling First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin's mission for the community, which is to nourish souls, tranform lives and to do ...


Death Cafe, Winchester, Virginia

With Mary Jane Lee

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

June 7, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EDT)

There is no charge for this event.

Death Cafe, Winchester, VA meets at Steamy's, a great little cafe in downtown Winchester.  If there are more than eight people we divide into groups to share our stories, concerns, and information.

At the end we gather together as one group to share what has been discussed, and it is amazing what we learn from one another.  It is a cordial and fun experience. 



Windy City Death Cafe

With Kathy Miller, LCPC, Judy Lendsey, CHC, Rachel Schripsema, Pastoral Care Team Coordinator

United States: Second Unitarian Church , 656 W. Barry , Chicago , IL , 60657

June 7, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Free

The Pastoral Care team of Second Unitarian Church will be hosting a Death Cafe, with the assistance of Kathy Miller, LCPC and Judy Lendsey, CHC of Windy City Death Cafe. This is the final event ...



Death Cafe in White River Junction, Vermont

With The Open Door and Bayada Hospice

United States: The Open Door , 18 North Main Street , White River Junction , Vermont , 05001

June 7, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (eastern)

refreshments

We hope this will be the start of a vital and continuing community conversation!

We will serve wine and cheese and enjoy company and conversation about end of life concerns.



Death Cafe Fukuoka, Japan

With Nagisa/ Maki

Japan: , Chuo-ku , Fukuoka city , Fukuoka , 810-0023

June 7, 2015, 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (UTC+9)

free

Free discussion about death, with  special green tea & Japanese sweets.



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

With Elisabetta Lucchi

Italy

June 8, 2015, 8.30 p.m. - 10.30 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 ...



Death Cafe Durham

With Katie Darby-Villis

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

June 8, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

free

I'm looking forward to the next Death Cafe. The last one was well attended with a wide range of people who feedback it had been a relaxing, enlightening, calming,comfortable, entertaining, thought provoking and ...



Highcliffe Death Cafe

With Lis Horwich

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

June 8, 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 Horwich is the local host in Highcliffe. She trusts the more we talk about death the more we become at ease with the thought and the more we can help other people explore this ...



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

June 9, 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 Southbury

With Dana Bogatz

United States: 444 Main Street North , Southbury CT , USA , 06488

June 9, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

suggested donation $2-$4 to cover refreshments

This is our evening gathering for DeathCafe. Past participants have commented on the warmth of the conversation, and the diversity of the participants. The food is not bad either! there is always something new to ...



Oxford Death Cafe

With Claire Turnham

United Kingdom: Barefoot Books , 294 Banbury Road , Summertown , Oxford , OX2 7ED

June 9, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation of £3.50 to cover costs

 


The 4th Bacchus Marsh Death Cafe

With Pam Ryan, Peter Randall

Australia

June 9, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Coffee is at normal Cafe prices. No further cost.


Death Cafe Mission Valley, San Diego

With Shawna Beck

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

June 9, 2015, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (pdt)

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 issues and to provide resources to help people make informed choices." 

The Community Room can be a bit cool or cold, so dress with that in mind.



Death Cafe Helston

With Jos Hadfield & Karen Robson

United Kingdom: Roselidden Farm , Trevenen Bal , Cornwall , TR13 0PT

June 10, 2015, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (BST)

Suggested donation of £2.50 for coffee/tea and nibbles

Come and join us for a chat and cuppa, when we can talk about the flip side of living!

People usually don't want to know about dying, and don't tend to talk about ...



Death Cafe - Toronto West

With Linda F Hochstetler

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

June 10, 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 third Death Cafe. As before, it is open to persons of all ages, from students and 20-somethings to seniors. It is an opportunity to discuss any aspect of death and dying ...



Hackney Death Cafe

With Abby Waldman and Sarah Pletts

United Kingdom

June 11, 2015, 6.45 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. (GMT)

There is no fee, but a donation of £5 to cover the cost of refreshments would be appreciated.

This Death Cafe will be hosted in a beautiful, quirky, private home in London E5. We hope to offer a welcoming, inclusive and intimate space to share thoughts and experiences.



Death Cafe - Mandurah

With Seasons Funerals

Australia: Seasons Funerals , 49 Pinjarra Road , Mandurah , 6210

June 11, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UTC/GMT + 8)

Free

This Death Cafe is the first of its kind in Mandurah.

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


Foothills Death Cafe

With patsy barnes

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

June 13, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (mountain standard)

free



Pop-Up Death Cafe, Leamington Spa Wharf

With Sue Brayne and Debbie Collins

United Kingdom: Leamington Spa Wharf, The Grand Union , exact location of the boat to be confirmed

June 13, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested donation of £5 to cover teas and cake

Space on Mystic Moon is limited, so early booking is advisable. 

Please be aware that there are no loo facilitiies on board. 

Sue would like to thank Ian Marks, founder of the Aim Foundation for ...


Death Cafe in Huntsville, ON

With Allie Chisholm-Smith

Canada: Ahimsa , 3A-59 Main st. E , Huntsville , ON , P1H2B8

June 13, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EDT)

free

In my first death cafe, we sat in a circle, drinking tea and eating cake as per the instructions.  It was amazing to watch us all open up without much prodding.  We began by sharing why we were there and then we just kept talking.  It was beautifully open, permissive and powerful.



Death Cafe Los Angeles

With Betsy Trapasso

United States: a private home in downtown Los Angeles

June 13, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Pacific)

pot luck

This Death Cafe is at a private home in downtown Los Angeles.

 

I host Death Cafes all over Los Angeles so please let me know if you would like to hold a Cafe in your ...


Aberystwyth Death Cafe

With Viv Hammond

United Kingdom: 5 Trinity Road , Aberystwyth , Ceredigion , SY23 1LU

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

Suggested donation £3 towards refreshments.

Having now moved to Wales, and being convinced of the importance of being able to comfortably talk about death and dying, I have decided to see whether there is interest in Death Cafes in this lovely part of the world.

Death Cafes offer a welcoming, safe place to talk about death and dying while drinking tea and eating delicious cake.

Thanks to the Samaritans of ...



Blue Ridge Death Cafe

With Ellen Nygaard and Randal Walton

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

June 14, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST)

Free

Register your attendance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1632751

 



Death Cafe Calgary Jun 14, 2015

With Janine Violini and Jamie Whittaker

Canada: 4611 Bowness Road NW , Calgary, AB , T3B 0B2

June 14, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free admission -- donations accepted to cover costs.

 



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

June 14, 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 ...



PDX Death Cafe @ the Peace House

With Holly Pruett & 18th Ave Peace House

United States: 18th Avenue Peace House , 2116 NE Tillamook , Portland , 97212

June 16, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (pacific)

Donations accepted to help cover costs.

Advance registration is required through this registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1KBK8S. Or email pdxdeathcafe@gmail.com and follow the instructions in the auto-reply message you'll receive.


Whitley County Death Cafe

With Nancy Zummack

United States: Peabody Public Library , 1160 E. State Rd. 205 , Columbia City, IN , 46787

June 16, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EDT)

Free

My intention is host an open discussion about death, so that people will be able to express their ideas in a safe, non-judmental environement. By eliminating the fear of death, we will be able to lead fuller lives.

Cake by The Cake Lady LLC.


Death Cafe @ Stanley Picker Gallery

With Oreet Ashery & Korina Giaxoglou

United Kingdom: Stanley Picker Gallery , Kingston University , Knights Park , Kingston upon Thames , KT1 2QJ

June 16, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (London)

Free; tea & biscuits will be served



Death Cafe Oakland

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

United States: 4499 Piedmont Avenue , Oakland, CA 94611

June 16, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific )

Free, but you must register on EventBrite



Death Cafe Red Bluff

With Rev. Tresha Wing and Wanda Rodriguez

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

June 17, 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 ...


Highcliffe Death Cafe

With Lis Horwich

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

June 17, 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 Horwich is the local host in Highcliffe. She trusts the more we talk about death the more we become at ease with the thought and the more we can help other people explore this taboo subject. It is always a good experience to share your thoughts about death; might they be fear, acceptance or as yet undefined.



Providence Death Cafe

With Cassandra Tribe, MHCA-RI/Oasis

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

June 17, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (EST)

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

***please let us know before hand if you have any food allergies we should be aware of ****

 As providers of services to marginalized communities, both Dragon Mountain and MHCA-RI have recognized that the most marginalized ...



Death Cafe in Minneapolis

With Rev. Justin Schroeder and Colleen McCann

United States: First Universalist Church , 3400 Dupont Avenue S. , Minneapolis, MN 55408 , MN , 55408

June 17, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Free

First Universalist Church sponsors this event as an important life discussion. You do not need to be a member of the church to attend. Any person who is curious and open to a discussion on ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

June 18, 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 Sampa

With Elca Rubinstein, Bernardo de Gregorio and Renata Vasconcellos

Brazil: Pousada Zilah , Al. Franca 1621 , Sao Paulo, SP

June 20, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (3 hours eastern from EST)

Participation in the Death Cafe is free. Food and drinks cost R$30,00, to be paid directly at the cafe registry.

This will be the fourth time we run the Death Café Sampa.  Half of the spaces are reserved for new people, who could not come last month.  The topic is open to whatever stories that ...



Death Cafe of Metro Denver

With Nancy English

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

June 21, 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

June 21, 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 ...



Death Cafe Warkworth

With Karen Williamson

New Zealand: Charlies Gelato Gardens , Sharp Road , Warkworth , 0910

June 21, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (NZ Standard Time)

Free

Thank you to Charlie and Heather at the Gelato Garden for use of space, and  to Lindy who bakes cakes to die for.



Death Cafe Boulder County

With Kim Mooney, Sue Mackey, Geo Case, Reva Tift, Naomi Rusk, Prescott Knock

United States: Greenwood Myers Funeral Services , 2969 Baseline Road , Boulder , Colorado , 80303

June 22, 2015, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (Mountain)

free

Parking lot is behind the building, accessible from CanyonCreek Road on the west or 30th street from the east

NO NEED TO REGISTER - IT'S ON A DROP-IN BASIS- JUST SHOW UP!!



Death Cafe in Lowell, MA USA

With Circle Home, Inc.

United States: Pollard Memorial Library , 401 Merrimack Street , Lowell, Massachusetts 01852 , USA , 01803

June 22, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Our Death Cafe is free.

We held the first Death Cafe in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA, in March this year, and were delighted with the response! This will be our second Death Cafe and we know it will be a unique ...



Death Cafe Gig Harbor

With Kriss Kevorkian, PhD

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

June 22, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

June 24, 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 ...



Death Cafe West Los Angeles

With Leslie Gelfand

United States: 8828 Key Street , Los Angeles, CA , 90035

June 24, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (pacific)

Free. Donations welcome to cover the cost of refreshments.

Join us to drink tea, eat cake and discuss death.

This is a relaxed and safe space to talk or just to listen - friendly, informative and intimate.

Book now - only 10 spots available - by using ...


Death Cafe Bishop's Stortford

With Nicola Sheehan, DC Poulton & Sons

United Kingdom: Great Hadham Golf Club , Great Hadham Road , Much Hadham , SG10 6JE

June 25, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free. Donations towards tea & coffee welcome.

Talking about death is important. 

I could leave it at that. Death is the last real taboo in society and yet is something that will impact on us all both through bereavement and through facing our own mortality. I want Death Cafe Bishop's Stortford to provide a space where questions can be asked about death and dying and where open discussion can be had ...



Death Cafe Ocala

With Teddy

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

June 25, 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 in San Luis Obispo, CA

With Hospice of SLO County

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

June 25, 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 ...



Alexandra Park Death Cafe

With Jan Williams

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

June 25, 2015, 5.00 p.m. - 6.45 p.m. (UK)

Donations to help cover cost of refreshments please

Tea or coffee and cake are essential to give us the feeling of comfort and support in breaching the most taboo topic of our age, which in also the only certainty which we will all ...



Windy City Death Cafe

With Kathy Miller, LCPC & Judy Lendsey, CHC

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

June 26, 2015, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Suggested donation of $5 to cover refreshments.

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

But wait! What if acknowledging death meant that you ...


Mukoka Death Cafe

With Allie Chisholm-Smith

Canada: 3A- 59 Main st. East , Huntsville, ON , P1H2B8

June 27, 2015, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (eastern)

donation toward snacks and space.

No facilitation, just a group conversation.


Death Cafe Greenwich

With Jan Ryan

United Kingdom: Mycenae House , 90 Mycenae Road , Blackheath , London , SE3 7SE

June 28, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (London)

On this occasion, Mycenae House is providing the setting free of charge so I shall not be asking for any donation.

Mycenae House, a warm and fun Community Centre provided by Greenwich Council, is hosting a special garden party on 28th June as part of the Greenwich Council Park Fest. 

Weather permitting, we will have a corner of the garden in which we can come together to eat cake and drink tea or coffee and share our thoughts on death.

The plan is to hold further ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

June 30, 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 ...



Pop-up Death Cafe, Gloucester Docks

With Sue Brayne and Rose-Anne O'Hare

United Kingdom: Gloucester Docks , exact location of the boat to be confirmed

July 2, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested donation of £5 to cover teas and cake

Space on Mystic Moon is limited, so early booking is advisable. 

Please note that there are no loo facilities on board.

Sue would like to thank Ian Marks, founder of the Aim Foundation for making ...


Death Cafe Niagara

With Michelle Kratts and Tim Baxter

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

July 9, 2015, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (est)

bring a dessert to pass

We may try this one outside, it will be weather dependant.


Death Cafe POTLUCK in Florence, MA

With Jonathan Stein

United States: Wild Life Sanctuary Studio , 221 Pine Street #349 (3rd flr, wheelchair accessible) , Florence , MA , 01062

July 11, 2015, 1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST)

$4-6 Suggested donation. No one gets turned away.

This Death Cafe is offered with the awareness that life is enriched by a deep, conscious intimacy and comfort with the dark emotions as well as the inevitability of death as a part of life.



Death Cafe Western MA

With Jonathan Stein

United States: Arts & Industry Building , 221 Pine Street, #349 , WildLife Sanctuary Studios, 3rd Floor , Florence, MA , 01062

July 11, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (EST)

$4-6 donation. No one turned away.

This is a very relzxed event.  Please consider bringing a healthy snack to share as this will be a potluck.  People can snack before, during and after the event.



Cardiff Death Cafe

With Sue Lawford and Rosemary McClements-Hall

United Kingdom: Venue to be confirmed

July 12, 2015, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (BST)

Suggested donations of £2 per person towards room hire

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 ...



Oxford Death Cafe

With Claire Turnham

United Kingdom: Barefoot Books , 294 Banbury Road , Summertown , Oxford , OX2 7ED

July 14, 2015, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Suggested donation of £3.50 to cover costs

 



Death Cafe in San Luis Obispo, CA

With Hospice of SLO County

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

July 16, 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 Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

July 16, 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 Gig Harbor

With Kriss Kevorkian, PhD

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

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

Free



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

July 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 ...



Idyllwild Death Cafe

With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

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

July 29, 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 ...



Death Cafe Ocala

With Teddy

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

July 30, 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 ...



Pop-up Death Cafe, Lechlade, The Cotswolds

With Sue Brayne and Rose-Anne O'Hare

United Kingdom: The riverside, Lechlade , exact location of the boat to be confirmed

Aug. 20, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested donation of £5 to cover teas and cake

Space on Mystic Moon is limited, so early booking is advisable. 

Please note that there are no loo facilities on board.

Sue would like to thank Ian Marks, founder of the Aim Foundation for making ...



Death Cafe Tulsa

With The Grief Center

United States: , 74135

Aug. 20, 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 Gig Harbor

With Kriss Kevorkian, PhD

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

Aug. 24, 2015, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (PST)

Free



Death Cafe Ocala

With Teddy

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

Aug. 27, 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 ...



pop-up Death Cafe, Newbury wharf

With Sue Brayne and Rose-Anne O'Hare

United Kingdom: Newbury Wharf , exact location of the boat to be confirmed

Sept. 4, 2015, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Suggested donation of £5 to cover teas and cake

Space on Mystic Moon is limited, so early booking is advisable. 

Please be aware that there are no loo facilitiies on board. 

Sue would like to thank Ian Marks, founder of the Aim Foundation for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 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 ...



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 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 ...