Death Cafe & Covid-19

Never has there been such a need to talk about death and dying.

Never has there been such a need to talk about death and dying, and we are not able to meet each other face-to-face to do this, with as yet, no specified end.

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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 13217 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 13217 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 80 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: Virtual - Space Coast Death Cafe EDT on October 27, 2021

Posted by Cindy MacMillan on Oct. 19, 2021, 4:54 p.m.



With Cindy MacMillan

Oct. 27, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 8.15 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Death Cafe: Chicago Uptown Death Cafe

Posted by Death Cafe Uptown on Oct. 19, 2021, 2:38 p.m.



With Pride Funeral Service and Rosehill Cemetery

Oct. 31, 2021, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Central)

Free




With Leeds Bereavement Forum

Dec. 8, 2021, 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (BST)

Free


We will be running our last virtual Death Café of 2021 using Zoom. Apologies, participants will need to provide their own tea and cake this time! At a Death Caf ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Raleigh

Posted by heather@rfhr.com on Oct. 19, 2021, 11:49 a.m.



With Renaissance Funeral Home and Atria Oakridge

Oct. 28, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (United States)

Accepts donations


We will not be providing food at this meeting, masks will be required.



Death Cafe: November Virtual Death Cafe GMT Leeds Bereavment Forum

Posted by Leeds Bereavement Forum on Oct. 19, 2021, 11:22 a.m.



With Leeds Bereavement Forum

Nov. 17, 2021, 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (BST)

Free


We will be running our fourteenth virtual Death Cafe using Zoom. Apologies, participants will need to provide their own tea and cake this time! At a Death Café people, often ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Assen

Posted by DanielTango on Oct. 19, 2021, 4:17 a.m.



With Protestantse Kerk Assen

Nov. 2, 2021, 8.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (CET)

Free


Praten over het leven? Begin met de dood….

 

Onder dat motto organiseren we op dinsdag 2 november een Deathcafé in ‘t Wapen te Assen. We gaan met elkaar in een ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Taunton

Posted by Nicole Stanfield on Oct. 18, 2021, 12:08 p.m.



With Cathy Chiplen

Nov. 3, 2021, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


We are excited to announce the return of the in-person death cafe in Taunton at very special venue, the new café at the Taunton Crematorium.

Come enjoy hot drinks and ...



Death Cafe: Digital Death Cafe in Swedish CET

Posted by Sebastian Rehnman on Oct. 18, 2021, 8:18 a.m.



With Sebastian Rehnman

Oct. 28, 2021, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CET)

Free


In this communal meditation on life and death, we follow Socrates suggestion that "those who practice philosophy correctly practice dying." We wonder together at death and dying for our life ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST

Posted by Nuloci on Oct. 17, 2021, 10:08 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Dec. 18, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST

Posted by Nuloci on Oct. 17, 2021, 10:06 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Dec. 4, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST

Posted by Nuloci on Oct. 17, 2021, 10:04 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Nov. 20, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST

Posted by Nuloci on Oct. 17, 2021, 10:02 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Nov. 6, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Lund

Posted by agolding on Oct. 17, 2021, 8:01 a.m.



With Students from Lund University and supported by the university chaplaincy

Nov. 7, 2021, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (CET)

Free



Death Cafe: Yuma Death Cafe

Posted by YumaDeathCafe on Oct. 16, 2021, 11:54 p.m.



With Deb Bershad & Joy Lovejoy

Nov. 27, 2021, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations


This IN-PERSON, LIVE Death Cafe is  held the Fourth Saturday of every month. Any schedule changes will be communicated through the Death Cafe website and our website at yumadeathcafe.com ...



Death Cafe: Online Women's Death Cafe GMT

Posted by Mariana García on Oct. 16, 2021, 12:30 p.m.



With Mariana García

Nov. 24, 2021, 8.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (UK Time)

Free


This is a safe, informal and free space for women to talk about life and death... because when women get together wonderful things happen; and because recognising death as an ...