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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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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Talking about death

A Death Cafe is an agenda free discussion about death. So far we've held 18062 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 18062 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 89 countries.

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Support Death Cafe

Running Death Cafe is great fun but does take time and resources. If you value this work please support us on Patreon.

Support us

Recent posts

Death Cafe: Stratford PE Death Cafe

Posted by birdmouse on April 18, 2024, 4:39 p.m.


With Lenny Gallant

May 11, 2024, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Atlantic )

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Laramie Plains CC

Posted by Leeschwa on April 18, 2024, 1:53 p.m.



With Lisa Cox

June 12, 2024, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (Mountain)

Accepts donations


Let's talk about death over snacks! No agenda, except as comes up in conversation. All welcome in this safe, non-judgmental healing space. Drop in any time. FREE



Death Cafe: Shelton, Washington, Death Cafe

Posted by slotz@trl.org on April 18, 2024, 1:01 p.m.


With Shelton Timberland Library

May 29, 2024, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (PST)

Free



Death Cafe: Mill Valley, CA Death Cafe

Posted by ChristineComaford on April 18, 2024, 11:52 a.m.



With Christine Comaford

April 25, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Local Marin County, CA End-of-Life Doula Christine Comaford is offering a Death Cafe on the 4th Thurs of each month through 2024.

It is a gently monderated, non-denominational gathering for ...



Death Cafe: NEOhio Death Cafe

Posted by CarylCJ on April 18, 2024, 9:16 a.m.



With Caryl

May 16, 2024, 6.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


This event is free and located inside a coffee shop. There is no agenda other than to gather people from the community who are interested in this topic. Please note ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Geneva, Switzerland

Posted by Emma Pearson on April 18, 2024, 4:35 a.m.



With Emma Pearson

April 25, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (CEST)

Free


I already facilitate evening dinners called “Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner” on a monthly basis. This will be my first Death Café, and it is at the invitation ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Bucharest

Posted by Mircea Lupescu on April 18, 2024, 4:04 a.m.



With Mircea Lupescu

May 14, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT+2)

Accepts donations


Looking around on the Death Cafe website I noticed there are no Death Cafes currently in Romania. 

Last time I checked, people die in Romania as much as any other ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe in Kent BST

Posted by Jennie Lichfield on April 17, 2024, 2:30 p.m.



With Jennie Lichfield

June 5, 2024, 6.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (London)

Free


This virtual Death Cafe is online via zoom. You will receive a link a few days before the event.

Jennie's Death Cafe is open to all, and no previous ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe EDT– Candid Conversations

Posted by Martina Steiger on April 17, 2024, 12:20 p.m.



With Martina Steiger

April 30, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

Accepts donations


More than ever 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 have become important cornerstones ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Waterloo ON: In-Person Candid Conversations

Posted by Martina Steiger on April 17, 2024, 12:19 p.m.



With Martina Steiger

May 8, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Accepts donations


More than ever, 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 have become important cornerstones ...



Death Cafe: Cambuslang Death Cafe

Posted by JRFW on April 17, 2024, 10:59 a.m.



With Jenny Watt

May 12, 2024, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Come along to help us launch our new cafe - and give your thoughts on how we can run these in the future!



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sofia

Posted by Iva Mechkunova on April 17, 2024, 1:59 a.m.



With Iva M.

April 25, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EEST (UTC +3) )

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe Alaska AKDT

Posted by DeathCafe907 on April 16, 2024, 6:42 p.m.


With Linda Johnson and Kris Green

June 27, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (AKST)

Accepts donations


Death Cafe 907 is honored to provide a non-judgemental and sacred space for folk to have an organic discussion about death and dying concerns and experiences.

It is our hope ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe Alaska AKDT

Posted by DeathCafe907 on April 16, 2024, 6:35 p.m.



With Linda Johnson and Kris Green

May 23, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (AKST)

Accepts donations


Death Cafe 907 is honored to provide a non-judgemental and sacred space for folk to have an organic discussion about death and dying concerns and experiences.

It is our hope ...



Death Cafe: Zen Death Cafe Online CDT

Posted by Denise Leong on April 16, 2024, 6:30 p.m.



With Denise Leong

June 10, 2024, 6.30 p.m. - 7.30 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 ...