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
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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 61 countries.Our guide
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With Galina and Irina
Nov. 29, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Moscow)
Далеко не все готовы даже думать о смерти и люди , которыее свободно об этом говорят вызывают у окружающих неприятные чувства . Агрессия, например. Для меня очень важно создавать безопасное пространство, где ...
Dec. 7, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Eastern)
Speech given by Ernie Schroeder 06NOV2018
TOPIC – WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE?
What is your purpose? Do you have a purpose?
Have you ever thought about it?
WHAT IS MY LIFE PURPOSE?
Until September 1st 1975, I wasn’t sure I had a purpose. I’m not sure I even thought about it.
Now, the thought eats on me, a little bit, every day.
You see, on September 1st 1975, I had ...
With Karen Grainger
Dec. 11, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)
Come and help dispel the taboo of talking about death in a friendly, informal setting.
Nine Leaves cafe has wondeful coffee and cake and huge selection of teas at a ...
With Westminster United Church
Dec. 2, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Eastern standard)
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 ...
This is a piece I wrote about my journey of death anxiety :
FROM FEAR TO HERE BY Caroline Rosie Dent
The Buddhists say two things are certain in life:
We’re all going to die.
We don’t know when.
I shared this with a friend once, as he was leaving my house; it was one of the last things I said to him. He died suddenly shortly after. Like me, he was somewhat death-phobic ...
With Lynn Holzman
Dec. 5, 2018, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PST)
Death Cafe Santa Barbara in conjunction with The Center for Successful Aging
With naomi hasson
Nov. 21, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (GMT+1)
With Joshua Tepley
Nov. 27, 2018, 4.00 p.m. - 5.15 p.m. (Eastern)
With Sarah Wilkinson
Dec. 14, 2018, 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (Hong Kong)
Because death is generally considered a taboo subject in Western and many Eastern cultures, it seems clear that this topic needs to be discussed! As I understand it, the number ...
With Bronwyn Annand & Carole Spice
Dec. 1, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (New Zealand)
The third gathering of Death Cafe in the Coromandel. Friendly, relaxed and open; we welcome all brave conversationalists who just know deep in their bones that talking about Death is ...
With Karen Pielke
Nov. 29, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)
Hi! I'm Karen, and I have started hosting Death Cafes due to my own need to understand our role in death and culture, especially in the western world and ...
With Nick and Margaret
Dec. 12, 2018, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK)
This is a pre-Christmas meeting focusing on the New Year. There may or may not be mince pies but we are sure you get enough anyway.
Only cost is buying ...
With Jane Grayer
Dec. 5, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (GMT)
This is a drop in session - come when you can and leave when you like. You're welcome to buy a coffee or soft drink on your way in (if ...