Welcome to Death Cafe

A Death Cafe is an event where people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death.

At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.

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Talking about death

A Death Cafe is an agenda free discussion about death. So far we've held 10122 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 10122 Death Cafes. These never involve agendas, advertising or set conclusions. Interesting conversations are guaranteed!

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Host a Death Cafe

People who adopt the model set out in our guide are welcome to set up their own Death Cafes. So far we've held Death Cafes in 69 countries.

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Support Death Cafe

Running Death Cafe is great fun but does take a lot of time. If you value this work please support us on Patreon.

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Recent posts

Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Clifton area, Bristol.

Posted by Jinhoshi on Jan. 26, 2020, 8:18 a.m.



With Jinho Shi

March 17, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Bristol )

Accepts donations


A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session.


Our ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bristol

Posted by Jinhoshi on Jan. 26, 2020, 8:15 a.m.



With Jinho Shi

Feb. 18, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Bristol )

Accepts donations


Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'.

Please join us if you like to share and ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Comox Valley

Posted by Death Café Comox Valley on Jan. 26, 2020, 1:44 a.m.



With Sarah and Anne

Feb. 16, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


 Death Café is open to the public and free of charge. If you wish, you may make a donation towards printing and food costs. All beliefs and perspectives on death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Oakland

Posted by Suprabha on Jan. 25, 2020, 5:39 p.m.



With Suzanne Freed

Feb. 19, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Tea and cookies are served, all are welcome, all topics welcome.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe on Salt Spring

Posted by AnnaHaltrecht on Jan. 25, 2020, 3:32 p.m.



With Anna Haltrecht and Salt Spring Hospice facilitators

Feb. 1, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PDT)

Accepts donations


We are now in our sixth season of hosting Death Cafes on Salt Spring Island.

 

Thank you to ArtSpring for offering the space and refreshments, and to our wonderful Salt ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Northeast Florida

Posted by Nfrazier4 on Jan. 25, 2020, 3:16 p.m.



With The Sacred Servant

Feb. 3, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (United States)

Accepts donations


What you can expect at Death Cafe' of Northeast Florida:

1. We gather with open hearts, open minds, and respect for all with no specific agenda at 6:30 p ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hamburg

Posted by Death Cafe Hamburg on Jan. 25, 2020, 12:44 p.m.



With Netzwerk Trauerkultur

Feb. 6, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (CET)

Accepts donations


Jeder Tag ist ein guter Tag!?

Wer sagt das? Noch eine dieser Weisheiten zum Jahresanfang, die sich tarnt in einem Schwung guter Wünsche für 2020 – das hat Ihnen ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Sheffield

Posted by pennymerrett on Jan. 25, 2020, 12:27 p.m.



With Penny Merrett

March 26, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


The second of two Death Cafes being held in association with 'Anatomy of Loss', and exhibition by Janie Moore.  Come and see the completed work, and share thoughts and feelings ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Sheffield

Posted by pennymerrett on Jan. 25, 2020, 12:22 p.m.



With Penny Merrett

Feb. 27, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


This Death Cafe is being held in conjunction with a photographic  exhibition called Loved&Lost.  See the exhibition while you're at the museum for the Death Cafe, and you ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Sheffield

Posted by pennymerrett on Jan. 25, 2020, 12:14 p.m.


With Penny Merrett

Feb. 19, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Sheffield

Posted by pennymerrett on Jan. 25, 2020, 12:07 p.m.



With Penny Merrett

Feb. 13, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


This exciting event is being held alongside 'Anatomy of Loss', an exhibition by artist Janie Moore.  We will hold the Death Cafe in the same space as her sculpture which ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Barcelona

Posted by jordiabad on Jan. 25, 2020, 10:29 a.m.



With Jordi abad

Jan. 31, 2020, 6.00 a.m. - 6.00 a.m. (Spain)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: High Prairie Alberta Death Cafe

Posted by Verna Wittigo on Jan. 25, 2020, 5:47 a.m.



With Verna Wittigo

Dec. 23, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations



Attending one of the Capital Region’s only roaming cafes comes with a few conditions: keep an open mind and feel free to discuss death. At least that’s the case with Death Cafe Albany. “My friends say ‘You need to change the name’ I say ‘That’s the point ...

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Death Cafe: Phoenix Death Cafe

Posted by Alicia Coleman on Jan. 25, 2020, 2:08 a.m.



With Alicia Coleman

Jan. 29, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

Free