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 14135 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 14135 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: Todmorden Death Cafe (Monthly, 3rd Wednesday 11-2)

Posted by TodDC on May 16, 2022, 7:21 a.m.



With Lindsey Blenkhorn

May 18, 2022, 11.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. (BST)

Free



Death Cafe: International Death Cafe

Posted by MallorcaDeathCafe on May 16, 2022, 1:45 a.m.



With Glynis German

May 18, 2022, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CEST)

Accepts donations


Please register to receive the Zoom link via email above or WhatsApp +34 666 987 430.  Please note that the times shown on the poster are Spain! 

 

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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: NYC Online Death Cafe EDT

Posted by Lorena1223 on May 14, 2022, 9:40 a.m.


With Death Positive NYC & Conversations on Death Podcast

May 19, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EDT)

Accepts donations



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: The Charlotte Death Cafe

Posted by Gaye Dimmick on May 9, 2022, 4:07 p.m.



With Gaye B Dimmick

May 18, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This is an in-person event!

 

First time in 2 years!

In the months to come we will alternate between being in person and on line.

Will keep you posted.



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: Todmorden Death Cafe

Posted by TodDC on May 8, 2022, 1:23 p.m.



With Lindsey and Rebecca

May 18, 2022, 11.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Uk)

Free