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 11472 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 11472 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 73 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: Death Cafe - 9 Today!

Posted by Jools Barsky on Sept. 25, 2020, midnight


*click the link below to watch the video

It's Death Cafe's 9th birthday today... Twelve months ago I could never have imagined there would be such huge changes in the way we operate. As Death Cafe enters its 9th year we are now regularly holding discussions about death with groups of people who reside in very different geographical locations across the world. People who live 1000s of miles apart are all coming together ...



Death Cafe: 'Death Cafe' Tunbridge Wells Online BST

Posted by carmeldunmall on Sept. 21, 2020, 3:25 a.m.



With Carmel

Oct. 12, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (British mean time)

Accepts donations


The Death Cafe gives us a chance to explore our feelings around death and dying. By sharing our stories, we can look at what death and dying mean to us ...



Death Cafe: OC Death Cafe Costa Mesa Online PST

Posted by Alyssa Canann on Sept. 20, 2020, 4:38 p.m.


With Keith Page and Alyssa Canann

Nov. 25, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


We are excited to host this forum in which people can talk openly about death.

Want to talk about fear of death? Want to talk about fascination with death? Want ...



Death Cafe: OC Death Cafe Costa Mesa Online PST

Posted by Alyssa Canann on Sept. 20, 2020, 4:37 p.m.


With Keith Page and Alyssa Canann

Oct. 28, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


We are excited to host this forum in which people can talk openly about death.

Want to talk about fear of death? Want to talk about fascination with death? Want ...



Death Cafe: ONLINE Albuquerque Death Cafe Mountain time

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on Sept. 20, 2020, 1:48 p.m.



With Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death®

Oct. 11, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


To ensure security for this Death Cafe, please contact the organizer to request a Zoom link for this event. You will receive a link shortly after contacting the host. To ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Limerick BST

Posted by JenniferMoranStritch on Sept. 20, 2020, 9:04 a.m.



With Death Cafe Limerick and Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival

Oct. 2, 2020, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


Our next Death Cafe Limerick event is virtual and is part of the 2020 Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival. Our Death Cafe will be full of chat about celebrating our own ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Fremantle

Posted by Death Cafe - Fremantle on Sept. 20, 2020, 1:20 a.m.



With Ava Reyerson

Oct. 3, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (GMT +8)

Free


 

** FACE TO FACE DEATH CAFES ARE BACK AS OF JULY 2020 ** The Death Cafe - Fremantle, WA, running monthly since March 2013, is a very informal gathering with the emphasis on ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe London

Posted by Aprilkeech on Sept. 19, 2020, 2:08 p.m.


With April Keech

Oct. 2, 2020, 10.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Greenwich meantime)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Chilliwack Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Chilliwack Death Cafe on Sept. 17, 2020, 4:49 p.m.



With Peter Bohme

Oct. 21, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific (PDT))

Accepts donations


I decided to run a local Death Cafe because i wanted to spread the word about the wisdom and beauty around death, that western culture does not deal with.

I ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Wien

Posted by Alexandra Kleinheinz on Sept. 17, 2020, 2:38 p.m.



With Alexandra Kleinheinz

Jan. 29, 2021, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Central European Time)

Accepts donations


Das Death Cafe Wien findet in regelmäßigen Abständen, in Wien und Umgebung statt. Der Austausch ist von mir moderiert und die Atmosphäre ist geprägt von Freundlichkeit ...




With New York Public Library

Oct. 19, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Eastern )

Free


If you are curious, but reluctant, dont hesitate ! Rather than depressing or morbid, we think you will find that talking about death can be a very positive and life-affirming experience ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe PST Hosted by Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Posted by Jacob on Sept. 16, 2020, 3:32 p.m.



With Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Jan. 21, 2021, 10.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (PST)

Free


Grab a mug of your favorite tea and meet us on Zoom to discuss death in an effort to affirm what’s important about life. A Death Café is a ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe PST Hosted by Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Posted by Jacob on Sept. 16, 2020, 3:25 p.m.



With Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Dec. 17, 2020, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Grab a mug of your favorite tea and meet us on Zoom to discuss death in an effort to affirm what’s important about life. A Death Café is a ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe PST Hosted by Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Posted by Jacob on Sept. 16, 2020, 2:43 p.m.



With Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Oct. 21, 2020, 10.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (PST)

Free


Grab a mug of your favorite tea and meet us on Zoom to discuss death in an effort to affirm what’s important about life. A Death Café is a ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe North London on Zoom BST

Posted by Rosalie on Sept. 16, 2020, 5:44 a.m.



With Rosalie Kuyvenhoven

Nov. 25, 2020, 8.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (BST)

Free


Join us Wednesday 25th November 2020 on Zoom for an evening filled with life-affirming conversations about death and our mortality. 

 

Death Cafe is a safe space to listen, talk and ...