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 7773 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7773 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 Bristol

Posted by Jinhoshi on Feb. 16, 2019, 6:28 a.m.



With Jinho Shi

March 22, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Bristol )

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Dead Chatty Death Cafe Cheltenham

Posted by Maz Merheim on Feb. 16, 2019, 6:27 a.m.


With Mary Merheim

March 23, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Greenwich Mean Time)

Accepts donations


 I am passionate about raising awareness of Good Deaths and enabling peiple to discuss what it means to them. Death is something that will happen to all of us and ...



Death Cafe: Brewster Death Cafe'

Posted by kathleenbudreski on Feb. 16, 2019, 5:45 a.m.


With Kathleen Budreski, Suzanne Sullivan

March 10, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (est)

Accepts donations


To raise awareness and increase comfort level of participants



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Fallbrook

Posted by Andreama on Feb. 15, 2019, 4:05 p.m.



With Andrea Matros

March 7, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is offered as a place to share, discuss and open to our personal insights and inner dialog about death and dying. Together we bring this powerful conversation ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Fallbrook

Posted by Andreama on Feb. 15, 2019, 3:58 p.m.



With Andrea Matros

March 3, 2019, 12.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is offered as a place to share, discuss and open to our personal insights and inner dialog about death and dying. Together we bring this powerful conversation ...



Death Cafe: North Creek Death Cafe

Posted by Beth Maher on Feb. 15, 2019, 3:19 p.m.



With Beth Maher

Feb. 21, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (eastern)

Free


This session we will explore the question, "Are you ready?"



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Humboldt

Posted by Death Cafe, Humboldt on Feb. 15, 2019, 2:29 p.m.



With Dr. Gina Belton at Redwood Palliative Psychology

March 7, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


At Death Cafe, Humboldt people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death in community. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their ...



Death Cafe: Portsmouth Death Cafe

Posted by Hospice Help Foundation on Feb. 15, 2019, 2 p.m.


With Hospice Help Foundation

March 9, 2019, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


Eat cake, drink tea, and discuss your inevitable demise.

Death Cafés provide community members with the opportunity to meet in a supportive environment to discuss thoughts, feelings, and experiences ...



Death Cafe: Cambridge Public Library Death Cafe

Posted by Richard Davis on Feb. 15, 2019, 10:47 a.m.



With Cambridge Public Library

April 4, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Free


On Thursday, April 4th, please join other adults for the Cambridge Public Library's first Death Café - an evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death.

While not a ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe

Posted by jaimenfitz on Feb. 15, 2019, 9:54 a.m.


With Jaime Fitzgerald, Stephen Morris, and Chrissy Binion

March 2, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Free


This will be an informal gathering with open discussion. Particiapants are free to share as much as needed or to sit back and take it all in. We just want ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Germiston

Posted by Keisha on Feb. 15, 2019, 6 a.m.



With Keisha

Feb. 28, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central Africa )

Accepts donations


I would like to create a safe space for curios souls to explore other peoples experiences and viewpoints We are all connected through this thing called ”death” so why not ...



Death Cafe: Lewes Death Cafe

Posted by cafe@livingwelldyingwell.net on Feb. 15, 2019, 3:46 a.m.



With Lewes Death Cafe Hosts

Feb. 27, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 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: UCSC Anthro Society host Death Cafe

Posted by MorganC on Feb. 15, 2019, 12:25 a.m.



With UCSC Anthropology Society

Feb. 20, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Free


Come join us for tea, coffee, sweets, and No-pressure, No-structured, No-judgement conversation about a universal constant: Death. All People are Welcome!

When Feb. 20th, from 7pm to 9pm. Social Science ...



Death Cafe: The Popup Death Cafe Brighton

Posted by Brighton Death Cafe on Feb. 14, 2019, 4:12 p.m.



With Spencer Thomas/ Louisa Parsons/Sarah Goodman/Sam Hill

Feb. 28, 2019, 7.15 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


We will be providing homemade cake and refreshments!



Death Cafe: Charlotte Death Cafe

Posted by Gaye Dimmick on Feb. 14, 2019, 3:47 p.m.



With Gaye Dimmick

Feb. 20, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


Bring your questions and your ponderings about death....maybe a poem or two about death and dying....life and living!

There will be cake!