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 10080 Death Cafes.

Listings

To date we've held 10080 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 69 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

New Blog post: A note from Jools - Death Cafe reaches 10,000 events

Posted by Jools Barsky on Jan. 18, 2020, 10:31 a.m. 6 comments


Hi all,

I am delighted to share with you that January 2020 has seen us reach 10,000 events in 69 countries (and that's just those that have been listed on our website!)!!

When my brother Jon Underwood, the founder of Death Cafe, held the first Death Cafe in his home on 25th September 2011, we would have never imagined that so many people across the globe would be so enthusiastic about holding events ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe

Posted by Cariboo Community Deathcaring Network on Jan. 13, 2020, 2:17 p.m.



With Cariboo Community Deathcaring Network

Jan. 21, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (pacific)

Accepts donations


Talk about Death and Dying and leave feeling a little more alive.

 

Curl up in your comfies with a cuppa tea, on your couch or in your easy chair, join ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Manacor (Mallorca)

Posted by Margalida Galmés on Jan. 13, 2020, 4:53 a.m.



With Margalida Galmes

Feb. 4, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Spain)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hillsborough

Posted by Neidra on Jan. 12, 2020, 10:01 p.m.



With Neidra L. Clark

March 11, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern USA)

Free


This is a POTLUCK! Please bring a dish to share! We are *about Community*! Alternatively, you can bring your own prepared meal. And bring what you want to drink, too ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Nannup

Posted by Dee Melbourne @ Kundalini South West on Jan. 12, 2020, 8:51 p.m.



With Dee Melbourne

March 3, 2020, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (WST)

Free


This cafe is being held to create a space where we can get together and talk about death. It is not a counselling session or a place to rescue others ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Pt Hadlock, WA

Posted by saseltzer on Jan. 12, 2020, 8:01 p.m.



With Sarah Seltzer

Jan. 29, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is a casual, friendly place to come talk about death and dying. It's a natural part of life and will happen whether you're ready or ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:32 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Dec. 17, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:32 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Oct. 8, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:32 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Aug. 6, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:31 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

June 25, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:30 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

April 2, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:20 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Feb. 6, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated 6 Death Cafes across South-East Brisbane in 2019, Jacqui is passionate to continue to engage with the local Brisbane community as part of her committment to build ...



Death Cafe: Bayside Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:12 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Dec. 3, 2020, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe held bi-monthly in Holland Park, Jacqui hopes to now  engage with her local Redland's community 



Death Cafe: Bayside Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:11 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Oct. 1, 2020, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe held bi-monthly in Holland Park, Jacqui hopes to now  engage with her local Redland's community 



Death Cafe: Bayside Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on Jan. 12, 2020, 7:11 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Aug. 13, 2020, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Having successfully facilitated the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe held bi-monthly in Holland Park, Jacqui hopes to now  engage with her local Redland's community