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 14154 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 14154 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 81 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: Rochester Online Death Cafe EDT

Posted by ponderingleaves on May 15, 2022, 4:54 p.m.



With Mary Ellen Markant

May 24, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EDT)

Free



Death Cafe: Blackpool Online Death Cafe BST

Posted by Rowan on May 15, 2022, 7:36 a.m.



With Rowan Armstrong

June 3, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (London)

Accepts donations


Helping to normalise talking about death, in all of its aspects from the journey to end of life, the planning of funerals to celebrating life.

 

Birth is a miracle and ...



Death Cafe: The Central NJ Death Cafe Online EDT

Posted by Laavanya on May 14, 2022, 11:10 a.m.



With Laavanya Pasupuleti

May 22, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EDT)

Free


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: Argentina Death Cafe virtual

Posted by FAROS on May 13, 2022, 3 p.m.



With EL FARO

May 28, 2022, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (ARGENTINA)

Accepts donations


Deah Cafe is in alignement with the purpose of our organization: contribute to the development of wisdom in living including death as a part of it. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sofia

Posted by Iva Mechkunova on May 12, 2022, 5:55 a.m.



With Iva M.

May 25, 2022, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EEST (UTC +3) )

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Columbus OH Death Cafe

Posted by NikkiDeathDoula on May 10, 2022, 12:12 p.m.



With Nikki Smith

June 5, 2022, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard)

Free


Join us for an hour or so of non-judgmental conversation and brainstorming.  



Death Cafe: Peabody Public Library Online Death Cafe EDT -

Posted by Richard Davis on May 9, 2022, 12:39 p.m.



With Peabody, MA Public Library

May 31, 2022, 12.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

Free


At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.

Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hoxton London

Posted by Abi on May 9, 2022, 9:50 a.m.



With Abi

May 31, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free



Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe Hoxton London

Posted by Abi on May 9, 2022, 9:48 a.m.

A beautiful, relaxed evening of honest and thoughtful conversation with an intimate and interesting group of folk. Grateful to all those that participated and shared helpful feedback.



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe - Naperville CDT

Posted by Allison Mitch on May 9, 2022, 8:05 a.m.



With Allison Mitch

June 8, 2022, 12.00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. (Central (Chicago))

Accepts donations


Join us for a virtual Death Cafe. 

 

We will introduce the idea of a Death Café and explore ideas/beliefs around death, open to new/all perspectives.  There is no ...



Death Cafe: Tucson Online MDT Friendly & Fearless Death Cafe

Posted by TucsonFFDeathCafe on May 8, 2022, 12:50 p.m.



With Isabel Amorous

June 15, 2022, 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (MST (Tucson, AZ))

Accepts donations


Zoom Live Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89313889525?pwd=cFFhZmdyd0JoS1RITEN5Y3FvZHROQT09

 

Meeting ID: 89313889525

Password: 583-513 

We're in our 10th year! Death comes in many forms and at Death ...



Death Cafe: Tucson Online MST Friendly & Fearless Death Cafe

Posted by TucsonFFDeathCafe on May 8, 2022, 12:49 p.m.



With Isabel Amorous

June 1, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (MST (Tucson, AZ))

Accepts donations


Zoom Live Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89313889525?pwd=cFFhZmdyd0JoS1RITEN5Y3FvZHROQT09

 

Meeting ID: 89313889525

Password: 583-513 

We're in our 10th year! Death comes in many forms and at Death ...



Death Cafe write up: Tucson Online MDT Friendly & Fearless Death Cafe

Posted by TucsonFFDeathCafe on May 8, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

“Death is a wonderful motivator. It incentivizes me to live life as best as I possibly can.” “I want to die like my dog.” Well considered wisdom from recent Café goers. Thinking about our lives, how we may leave this life, and what others may say when we’re gone are some of the big questions that come up at Death Cafes. Reflecting on our thoughts about them in community can take courage and speaks of care for ourselves and others. Death Café’s as a safe respectful place to do this is a welcome respite for many.

 

“I want to leave a positive legacy…. not one that ...



Death Cafe: May Perth Death Cafe

Posted by Perth Death Cafe 2022 on May 7, 2022, 9:12 p.m.



With Amanda McLennan

May 28, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Perth AWST)

Free


I am hosting a Death Cafe to reduce the taboo around talking about Death, Dying and Grief. Numbers are limited for this event so please RSVP to perthdeathcafe22@gmail.com



Death Cafe: Palm Springs Death Cafe (online) PDT

Posted by ThomPSCA on May 7, 2022, 9:59 a.m.



With Thom Bettinger & Ruth Debra

Aug. 4, 2022, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific )

Free


This Death Cafe is sponsored by Planning Ahead for LGBTQ Seniors (PALS), and is geared primarily to members of the LGBTQ community and allies.

Please register via the following link ...