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 9040 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 9040 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 65 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: Death Cafe, Swindon

Posted by Sue Holden on Aug. 15, 2019, 8:09 a.m.



With Sue Holden and Julie Nicholls

Dec. 10, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This is a FREE event happens every second Tuesday of the month to encourage people to be curious about matters around death and dying.

 

Sue encounters death in the line ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Swindon

Posted by Sue Holden on Aug. 15, 2019, 8:09 a.m.



With Sue Holden and Julie Nicholls

Nov. 12, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This is a FREE event happens every second Tuesday of the month to encourage people to be curious about matters around death and dying.

 

Sue encounters death in the line ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Swindon

Posted by Sue Holden on Aug. 15, 2019, 8:08 a.m.



With Sue Holden and Julie Nicholls

Oct. 8, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This is a FREE event happens every second Tuesday of the month to encourage people to be curious about matters around death and dying.

 

Sue encounters death in the line ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Swindon

Posted by Sue Holden on Aug. 15, 2019, 8:07 a.m.



With Sue Holden and Julie Nicholls

Sept. 10, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This is a FREE event happens every second Tuesday of the month to encourage people to be curious about matters around death and dying.

 

Sue encounters death in the line ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - een goed gesprek over de dood

Posted by CareSpace on Aug. 15, 2019, 4:37 a.m.


With Annie Birken

Aug. 30, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (CET)

Accepts donations


We will hold an open space to have a good conversation about death and loss - with room for all your stories and shared wisdom. All accompanied by tea and snacks ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe De Pere November 8 2019

Posted by Denise Larson on Aug. 14, 2019, 3:51 p.m.



With Denise Larson

Nov. 8, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (CST)

Free


This is one in a series of Death Cafes scheduled in the De Pere, Wisconsin area in 2019.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe De Pere October 10 2019

Posted by Denise Larson on Aug. 14, 2019, 3:50 p.m.



With Denise Larson

Oct. 10, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (CST)

Free


This is one in a series of Death Cafes scheduled in the De Pere, Wisconsin area in 2019.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe De Pere September 21 2019

Posted by Denise Larson on Aug. 14, 2019, 3:48 p.m.



With Denise Larson

Sept. 21, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (CST)

Free


This is one in a series of Death Cafes scheduled in the De Pere, Wisconsin area in 2019.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Los Angeles

Posted by MerrilyWeiss on Aug. 14, 2019, 2:21 p.m.



With Merrily Weiss

Jan. 11, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (pst)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Los Angeles

Posted by MerrilyWeiss on Aug. 14, 2019, 2:19 p.m.



With Merrily Weiss

Nov. 9, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (pst)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - St Andrews

Posted by ks229 on Aug. 14, 2019, 8:53 a.m.



With The Byre Theatre

Sept. 18, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (GMT+1)

Free


Have you ever heard of a Death Café? It’s an event for people to gather and eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.  It aims to increase awareness of ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe San Rafael, CA

Posted by Chloe Martin on Aug. 13, 2019, 10:33 p.m.


With Chloe Martin

Sept. 15, 2019, 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


 

We're grateful to St. Paul's church for providing a comfortable space for us to meet. We welcome all perspectives, and are not strictly a Christian group.  We always ...



Death Cafe: Calgary Death Cafe

Posted by Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association on Aug. 13, 2019, 1:37 p.m.



With Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association

Sept. 28, 2019, 9.30 a.m. - 11.30 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations


AHPCA's stance is that feeling comfortable talking about mortality and death is important. Does your family know what type of medical care you want (or don't want) if ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bogotá

Posted by Marcelalonso on Aug. 13, 2019, 12:58 p.m.



With Marcela Alonso

Sept. 4, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (COP)

Accepts donations


Hablemos de muerte! mientras vivimos!

Death Cafe es un grupo organizado de discusión sobre la muerte sin un guión cerrado ni objetivos concretos. El propósito es fomentar ...



Death Cafe: Wrexham Death Cafe

Posted by Jim Duckett on Aug. 13, 2019, 9:09 a.m.



With Jim Duckett

Sept. 10, 2019, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (UK)

Free


Join us for cake, coffee and frank and open conversation about death.

This is the first Death Cafe to be held in Wrexham for some time, and we are hoping ...