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 8856 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 8856 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

A pop-up death cafe has been held in Adelaide to spark conversations and help people overcome their fear of dying.

Conversations about life and death might not be common over coffee and cake, but almost 30 people gathered at church in Walkerville, in Adelaide's north-east, to chat about wakes ...

See more at: abc.net.au

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Concordia

Posted by Jamie Renz on July 10, 2019, 12:46 p.m.


With Jamie Renz

July 28, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (central standard time)

Free


I am hosting this event because I know there are many people who are too afraid to have a conversation about death and are afraid to talk openly and honestly ...



Death Cafe: New Haven County Death Cafe

Posted by Nathalie Bonafé on July 5, 2019, 9:59 a.m.



With Nathalie Bonafe

July 30, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Join us for Tea and Treats as we meet to discuss the meaning of life and mortality, comfortably and openly.  This is a safe, respectful space where you can share ...



We know that we will all have to face it one day, but we put that “difficult” conversation off until tomorrow. Or the day after… Well it doesn’t have to be that way.

The people we talk to on this podcast are people who do talk about it. They ...

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Castlemaine

Posted by Hayley West on July 4, 2019, 7:25 p.m.



With Hayley West & Annie Morabito

Aug. 3, 2019, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Melbourne EST)

Free


Hello! We try to keep tickets to 20 people maximum so everyone can hear and engage in the same conversation, so please RSVP to secure a spot!

PLEASE RSVP THRU ...



Death Cafe: Harker Heights Death Cafe

Posted by Tnelson on July 4, 2019, 3:30 p.m.



With Tonianne Nelson

July 27, 2019, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Central)

Accepts donations


This will be an open discussion and there is no agenda. I am hoping the takeaway for this event is that participants leave more comfortable in discussing this topic and ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Stockton University

Posted by barbreynolds123@gmail.com on July 4, 2019, 12:26 p.m.



With Stockton Center on Successful Aging and Stafford Township Community Center

July 31, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern )

Free


REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SCOSA2016 

This is the first Death Cafe at Stockton University  We want to offer people the opportunity to discuss the taboo topic ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in the Northwoods

Posted by marywoodsc on July 4, 2019, 11:39 a.m.



With Pat Pintens

Aug. 1, 2019, 9.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Central )

Accepts donations


To speak of death and the end of life is for many uncomfortable or even frowned upon. Yet we often have questions, feelings and wonderings about death and the end ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in the Northwoods

Posted by marywoodsc on July 4, 2019, 11:24 a.m.


With Pat Pintens

Aug. 1, 2019, 9.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Central )

Accepts donations


To speak of death is for many uncomfortable or even frowned upon. Yet we often have questions, feelings and wonderings about death that we would like to talk about. Death ...



Death Cafe: Caldicot & Chepstow Death Cafe

Posted by Jane Grayer on July 4, 2019, 10:21 a.m.



With Jane Grayer

July 24, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


This is a drop in session - come when you can and leave when you like. You're welcome to buy a coffee or soft drink on your way in (if ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Murdoch

Posted by Ruth on July 4, 2019, 4:19 a.m.



With Ruth and Margaret

Nov. 7, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Australian Western Standard Time)

Accepts donations


This is Death Cafe Murdoch in the Loft space above Sir Walter's Restaurant on Murdoch University's beautiful campus. We provide an open and friendly environment for you to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Murdoch

Posted by Ruth on July 4, 2019, 4:19 a.m.



With Ruth and Margaret

Oct. 2, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Australian Western Standard Time)

Accepts donations


This is Death Cafe Murdoch in the Loft space above Sir Walter's Restaurant on Murdoch University's beautiful campus. We provide an open and friendly environment for you to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Murdoch

Posted by Ruth on July 4, 2019, 4:17 a.m.



With Ruth and Margaret

Aug. 30, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Australian Western Standard Time)

Accepts donations


This is Death Cafe Murdoch in the Loft space above Sir Walter's Restaurant on Murdoch University's beautiful campus. We provide an open and friendly environment for you to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Murdoch

Posted by Ruth on July 4, 2019, 4:17 a.m.



With Ruth and Margaret

Aug. 30, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Australian Western Standard Time)

Accepts donations


This is our third Death Cafe Murdoch in the Loft space above Sir Walter's Restaurant on Murdoch University's beautiful campus. We provide an open and friendly environment for ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Murdoch

Posted by Ruth on July 4, 2019, 4:13 a.m.



With Ruth and Margaret

Aug. 6, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Australian Western Standard Time)

Free


This is Death Cafe Murdoch in the Loft space above Sir Walter's Restaurant on Murdoch University's beautiful campus. We provide an open and friendly environment for you to ...