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 8485 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 8485 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 65 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: Lewes Death Cafe

Posted by cafe@livingwelldyingwell.net on May 17, 2019, 6:45 a.m.



With Lewes Death Cafe Hosts

May 28, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


We want to create an environment where talking about death is natural and comfortable. Meetings are confidential and people must respect one another’s disparate beliefs and avoid proselytizing. These ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:17 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Dec. 18, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:15 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Nov. 19, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:15 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Oct. 16, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:13 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Sept. 18, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:12 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Sept. 18, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hereford

Posted by smh on May 17, 2019, 5:10 a.m.


With St Michael's Hospice

Aug. 14, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UK)

Free



Death Cafe: Upminster Death Cafe

Posted by Gemma Norburn on May 17, 2019, 3:59 a.m.



With Mortuary Gem

Aug. 13, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


People can arrive from 7pm where at this time and throughout the event a selection of drinks and food (including excellent cake!) will be available to purchase. 

There is no ...



Death Cafe: Upminster Death Cafe

Posted by Gemma Norburn on May 17, 2019, 3:59 a.m.



With Mortuary Gem

July 16, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


People can arrive from 7pm where at this time and throughout the event a selection of drinks and food (including excellent cake!) will be available to purchase. 

There is no ...



Death Cafe: Upminster Death Cafe

Posted by Gemma Norburn on May 17, 2019, 3:58 a.m.



With Mortuary Gem

June 11, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


People can arrive from 7pm where at this time and throughout the event a selection of drinks and food (including excellent cake!) will be available to purchase. 

There is no ...



Death Cafe: womens place Death Cafe Kenora Ontario

Posted by evelyn on May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.


With evelyn and joanne

June 20, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (cst)

Accepts donations


We are holding this death cafe to invite people to talke about death, to take the taboo out of it, to help us feel more comfortable talking about death



Death Cafe: PDX Death Cafe at St John's Library

Posted by Holly Pruett on May 16, 2019, 1:22 p.m.



With PDX Death Cafe and Multnomah Co. Library

Aug. 11, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Free


***Advance registration required***

https://multcolib.org/events/pdx-death-cafe/105328 

Death Cafe is a growing international movement of people who come together in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death ...



Death Cafe: PDX Death Cafe at Sellwood-Moreland Library

Posted by Holly Pruett on May 16, 2019, 1:15 p.m.



With PDX Death Cafe and Sellwood Moreland Library

July 9, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Free


Death Cafe is a growing international movement of people who come together in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death and drink tea.  Conversation about whatever is on your ...



Death Cafe: Ladysmith Death Cafe

Posted by ladysmith on May 16, 2019, 1:12 p.m.



With Alexa and Gale

June 13, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


We gather to eat cake, drink coffee and tea and discuss death.  The Cafe offers a safe, respectful, confidential space open to everyone.

Please preregister via email to ladysmithdeathcafe@gmail ...



Death Cafe: PDX Death Cafe at Rose Schnitzer Tower

Posted by Holly Pruett on May 16, 2019, 1:08 p.m.



With PDX Death Cafe and Rose Schnitzer Tower

Sept. 18, 2019, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Accepts donations


Death Cafe is a growing international movement of people who come together in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death and drink tea.  Conversation about whatever is on your ...