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 12464 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 12464 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 78 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: A Zen Death Cafe Online CDT

Posted by Denise Leong on May 2, 2021, 11:57 a.m.



With Denise Leong

June 28, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


Welcome to this Death Café where we will share our experiences, thoughts, and feelings about death in a safe, supportive environment. All are welcome - especially those who practice in the ...



Death Cafe: A Zen Death Cafe Online CDT

Posted by Denise Leong on May 2, 2021, 11:56 a.m.



With Denise Leong

June 14, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


Welcome to this Death Café where we will share our experiences, thoughts, and feelings about death in a safe, supportive environment. All are welcome - especially those who practice in the ...



Death Cafe: Online Nailsworth Death Cafe BST

Posted by JaneDiamond on May 2, 2021, 10:53 a.m.



With Jane Diamond & Tracey Clements

May 26, 2021, 7.30 p.m. - 9.15 p.m. (BST)

Free


Nailsworth Death Cafe is now a regular bi-monthly event in the Nailsworth calendar of community events. As always, we aim to keep the evening as informal and relaxed as possible ...



Death Cafe: The Central NJ Death Cafe

Posted by Laavanya on April 30, 2021, 7:07 a.m.



With Laavanya Pasupuleti

May 16, 2021, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (EDT)

Accepts donations


Modern society has largely left death unacknowledged though it is something each person will eventually face. Now more than ever is there a greater need to discuss the reality of ...



Death Cafe: A Real-Life Death Cafe #11!

Posted by Liz Lightner, EOLD on April 29, 2021, 5:26 p.m.



With Liz Lightner

May 19, 2021, 5.30 p.m. - 6.45 p.m. (MST)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe EDT

Posted by Adams County PA on April 29, 2021, 4:17 p.m.



With Healthy Adams County (PA)

May 13, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


We encourage an open discussion about whatever  topics the attendees are thinking about.



Death Cafe: Caffi Marwolaeth Arlein Llangollen Online Death Cafe

Posted by Fiona on April 29, 2021, 11:11 a.m.



With Fiona Collins

May 14, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (BST)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe EDT– Candid Conversations

Posted by Martina Steiger on April 28, 2021, 4:36 p.m.



With Martina Steiger

June 29, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Accepts donations


More than ever during these pandemic times, there is a need to talk openly about death and dying.

For almost two decades now,Candid Conversations about death, dying and end-of-life ...



Death Cafe: Greenwich & Bexley Online Death Cafe BST

Posted by Lesley Bull on April 27, 2021, 1:28 p.m.



With Lesley Bull on behalf of Greenwich & Bexley End of Life Working Group

May 12, 2021, 7.15 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (BST)

Free


We are running a Death Cafe - our first! - as part of activities during Dying Matters week. This is just one way in which we are trying to promote talking about ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Braga

Posted by COMPASSIO Association on April 27, 2021, 10:41 a.m.



With COMPASSIO Association

May 8, 2021, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Portugal Continental)

Free



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe in Kent BST

Posted by Jennie Lichfield on April 27, 2021, 7:12 a.m.



With Jennie Lichfield

June 9, 2021, 8.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. ((GMT+0:00) London)

Free


Jennie's Death Cafe's are open to all and no previous experience is required. You don' thave to live in Kent either! These will remain online so if you ...


Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe BST

Posted by BrumYODO on April 27, 2021, 3:40 a.m.



With Ellie Winters & Fran Moffat

May 11, 2021, 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (BST )

Accepts donations


Now more than ever we can benefit from talking openly about what is important to us and those we love. So we can hope for the best but plan for ...



Death Cafe: Perth Death Cafe

Posted by Perth Death Cafe on April 26, 2021, 8:10 p.m.



With Vicki Barry & Margaret Sealey

May 28, 2021, 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Western Australian Standard Time)

Free


We're back at The Bodhi! Curious about death, dying and all that matters at the end of life, join us for a lively conversation over a cuppa



Death Cafe: ONLINE Albuquerque Death Cafe MDT

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on April 26, 2021, 11:28 a.m.



With Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death®

May 16, 2021, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


To ensure security for this Death Cafe, please contact the organizer to request a Zoom link for this event. You will receive a link shortly after contacting the host. To ...



Death Cafe: West Pasco Death Cafe

Posted by Diana Sayegh-Brooks on April 26, 2021, 11:28 a.m.



With Diana Sayegh-Brooks

June 17, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (east)

Accepts donations


We are a discussion group with no agenda, no objectives, or themes.

*We are not a grief support or counselling session of any kind*

Our hope is to have a ...