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 7099 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7099 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 60 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: Roxburgh Death Cafe

Posted by Franst on Oct. 19, 2018, 6:17 p.m.


With Frans Theewis

Oct. 28, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (New Zealand)

Free


I have been present at many deaths including those of my parents and have seen many people struggling during the last few weeks, days and hours.

If, by facilitating open ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at CORE Winery (Nov.)

Posted by MerylAdam on Oct. 19, 2018, 5:02 p.m.



With Meryl Kaitlin Adam

Nov. 1, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Come join us for an informal group chat about death... and maybe have some wine too! We will be holding a guided group discussion about any and all death related ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Bristol

Posted by Jinhoshi on Oct. 19, 2018, 4:48 p.m.



With Jinho Shi

Oct. 26, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (London)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Ocala

Posted by Teddy on Oct. 19, 2018, 12:08 p.m.



With Teddy Laury and Kat Whittington

Nov. 5, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST )

Accepts donations


Death Cafe Ocala held its first meeting in November 2013.



Death Cafe: Lafayette Death Cafe

Posted by Suemackey on Oct. 18, 2018, 10:40 p.m.



With Lafayette Public Library & Out of the Box End-of-Life Planning

Nov. 15, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (mountain)

Free


The Lafayette Public Library is hosting Death Cafes as a way of bringing adult patrons together to have authentic conversation about the one thing we ALL have in common!  Please ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Benzie

Posted by Death Cafe Benzie on Oct. 18, 2018, 8:25 p.m.



With Betty Demers

Nov. 11, 2018, 3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (Eastern time zone)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Santa Monica

Posted by Trisha Jauchler on Oct. 18, 2018, 6:26 p.m.



With Trisha Jauchler/On Bright Wings

Nov. 1, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PDT)

Accepts donations


“A Death Cafe is a group-directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes.  It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling session.“ Join us ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sunbury

Posted by CommunityLibrary on Oct. 18, 2018, 4:54 p.m.



With Lizzy Miles

Oct. 25, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


Share what's on your mind related to death and dying in this discussion group. There is no agenda or ideology. Note: This is not a grief group or educational ...


Death Cafe: Death Cafe Winnipeg

Posted by First UU Church of Winnipeg on Oct. 18, 2018, 4:25 p.m.



With First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg

Nov. 29, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Accepts donations


You’re invited to an open, respectful, and confidential space for people who want to talk about death. Refreshments and a comfortable environment will be provided.

Death Cafés were ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Winnipeg

Posted by First UU Church of Winnipeg on Oct. 18, 2018, 4:23 p.m.



With First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg

Nov. 27, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Accepts donations


You’re invited to an open, respectful, and confidential space for people who want to talk about death. Refreshments and a comfortable environment will be provided.

Death Cafés were ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe San Luis Obispo

Posted by Jbrown on Oct. 18, 2018, 2:53 p.m.


With Wilshire Hospice Center for Grief Education and Healing

Nov. 3, 2018, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


An open discussion on "How do we stay fully engaged in life while exploring our beliefs and stories surrounding death and dying".

Free of charge, no obligations, no pressure. Instead ...




With Home Hospice Association & Palliative Support Services Canada Ltd.

Nov. 11, 2018, 12.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Canada EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Figueres

Posted by Cesca on Oct. 18, 2018, 11:14 a.m.


With Cesca Carbonell

Nov. 16, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Catalonia)

Accepts donations


The reason for Death Cafe is the We need to normalize death in our daily lives to improve how to cope with losses and make the most of our finite ...


Death Cafe: Death Cafe Albany WA

Posted by Albany WA Death Cafe on Oct. 18, 2018, 8:04 a.m.


With Irene Montefiore

Oct. 26, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (WAT)

Accepts donations


Order your drink/snack at the main counter then join us in the meeting room for discussion of anything and everything - as long as it's death related! All welcome. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Northern Westchester

Posted by Robert Potsus on Oct. 17, 2018, 7:53 p.m.


With Barbara Sarah

Nov. 1, 2018, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations