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 9224 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 9224 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: Death Cafe Tarrant County Edition

Posted by heidigoodrich on Sept. 15, 2019, 8:02 a.m.



With Heidi Goodrich

Oct. 1, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central Standard USA)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Barnstable

Posted by amurphyhnc on Sept. 14, 2019, 2:50 p.m.



With Barnstable Senior Center

Oct. 16, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (est)

Free


No cost; bring a friend. Register with the Center.

Register:

508.862.4750



Death Cafe: Keighley Death Cafe

Posted by sallygolightly on Sept. 14, 2019, 4:41 a.m.



With Sally Golightly

Oct. 7, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT )

Accepts donations


Keighley’s Death Cafe “Death Becomes Her”, is an open space to talk about death, dying, grief and loss. We felt there was a growing need in our community to ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Sept. 14, 2019, 1:35 a.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Dec. 12, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes around the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe - encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Sept. 14, 2019, 1:28 a.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Oct. 10, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes around the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe - encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hillsborough

Posted by Neidra on Sept. 14, 2019, 12:35 a.m.



With Neidra L. Clark

Nov. 13, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern USA)

Free


This is a POTLUCK! Bring a dish to share! We are *about Community*! Alternatively, you can bring your own prepared meal. And bring what you want to drink, too. "First ...



Death Cafe: Thamesford Death Cafe

Posted by Chcannon on Sept. 13, 2019, 8:34 p.m.



With Westminster United Church

Oct. 27, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Eastern standard)

Free


We love talking about death! We believe these conversations are healthy and enjoyable and allow us a greater acceptance of our own mortality. Past Death Cafes have included laughter, sometimes ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Windsor Essex County

Posted by suemannell on Sept. 13, 2019, 8:25 p.m.



With Sue Timpson-Mannell

Sept. 25, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


A Death Cafe is a friendly relaxed space where people meet over refreshments to share stories, ask questions and hear different perspectives on topics related to death and dying.

They ...



Death Cafe: Art of Living - Death Cafe Racine

Posted by Jeanne Denney on Sept. 13, 2019, 5:33 p.m.



With Jeanne Denney

Oct. 10, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Secular Hub Death Cafe Denver CO

Posted by Heili Lehr on Sept. 13, 2019, 3:56 p.m.



With Heili and Stephanie

Oct. 12, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Mountain)

Accepts donations


Join us for our bi-monthly Secular Hub Death Café where we gather to eat cake, drink tea and have a death positive informal group discussion! Heili Lehr and Stephanie Latta ...



Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe in Prescott, Az

Posted by pattimichelle on Sept. 13, 2019, 12:31 p.m.

Although it says this Death Cafe is past, it is ongoing on every second Thursday of the month.  It is well-attended.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at Wellcome Collection London

Posted by Wellcome Collection on Sept. 13, 2019, 11:41 a.m.



With Gentle Dusk at Wellcome Collection London

Oct. 5, 2019, 9.45 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (GMT+1)

Free


Death Cafés are informal gatherings designed to increase awareness of death, and help people make the most of their (finite) lives. They are friendly, non-judgemental gatherings where people, often ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe

Posted by PetraWolf on Sept. 13, 2019, 11:32 a.m.



With Petra Wolf

Nov. 2, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (MEZ)

Accepts donations


 

Seit fast zwei Jahren findet in Schildow das Cafè Tod statt. Die Veranstaltung, die sich nicht als professionelle Trauerbegleitung versteht, bietet Gelegenheit, bei Kaffee und Kuchen über das Sterben und ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe

Posted by PetraWolf on Sept. 13, 2019, 11:29 a.m.



With Petra Wolf

Oct. 5, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (MEZ)

Accepts donations


 

Seit fast zwei Jahren findet in Schildow das Cafè Tod statt. Die Veranstaltung, die sich nicht als professionelle Trauerbegleitung versteht, bietet Gelegenheit, bei Kaffee und Kuchen über das Sterben und ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe @Bedlam Festival Birmingham

Posted by BrumYODO on Sept. 13, 2019, 9:54 a.m.


With Anna Lock & Rosie Barker

Oct. 4, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT +1)

Accepts donations


Dying happens to all of us and in Birmingham we have a community group BrumYODO https://brumyodo.org.uk  who are helping our community to talk more openly about death ...