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 7469 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7469 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 63 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 Great Barrington MA

Posted by Camille Roos on Dec. 9, 2018, 9:01 p.m.



With Camille Roos

April 20, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This is the last Death Cafe in a series of four to take place in the Community Room at the Mason Library. We are holding these death cafes to better ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Great Barrington MA

Posted by Camille Roos on Dec. 9, 2018, 9 p.m.



With Camille Roos

March 16, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This is the third Death Cafe in a series of four to take place in the Community Room at the Mason Library. We are holding these death cafes to better ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Great Barrington MA

Posted by Camille Roos on Dec. 9, 2018, 9 p.m.



With Camille Roos

Feb. 16, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This is the second Death Cafe in a series of four to take place in the Community Room at the Mason Library. We are holding these death cafes to better ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Great Barrington MA

Posted by Camille Roos on Dec. 9, 2018, 8:46 p.m.



With Camille Roos

Jan. 19, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This is the first Death Cafe in a series of four to take place in the Community Room at the Mason Library. We are holding these death cafes to better ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Asheville

Posted by Saidosio on Dec. 9, 2018, 5:34 p.m.



With thirdmessenger

Jan. 25, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.45 p.m. (eastern)

Free


Educate community on the sacredness of death



Death Cafe: DEGUSTANDO UN CAFE HABLEMOS DE LA MUERTE Death Cafe

Posted by GIOVANNAGUILLENG on Dec. 9, 2018, 5:29 p.m.



With Giovanna Guillen Guzman

Dec. 14, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (GMT-5)

Accepts donations


It is a necessity Social Parr Discussing Death no taboo, have the opportunity to express themselves naturally.



Death Cafe: Colliers Wood Death Cafe

Posted by Cecilia H on Dec. 8, 2018, 11:40 a.m.



With Cecilia H.

April 28, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


The Death Cafe is not a grief support group or end-of-life planning session, but rather an informal space in which to explore your own thoughts and feelings in relation to ...


Death Cafe: Colliers Wood Death Cafe

Posted by Cecilia H on Dec. 8, 2018, 11:39 a.m.



With Cecilia H.

March 24, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


The Death Cafe is not a grief support group or end-of-life planning session, but rather an informal space in which to explore your own thoughts and feelings in relation to ...


Death Cafe: Colliers Wood Death Cafe

Posted by Cecilia H on Dec. 8, 2018, 11:38 a.m.



With Cecilia H.

Feb. 24, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


The Death Cafe is not a grief support group or end-of-life planning session, but rather an informal space in which to explore your own thoughts and feelings in relation to ...


Death Cafe: Colliers Wood Death Cafe

Posted by Cecilia H on Dec. 8, 2018, 11:30 a.m.



With Cecilia H.

Jan. 27, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free


The Death Cafe is not a grief support group or end-of-life planning session, but rather an informal space in which to explore your own thoughts and feelings in relation to ...


Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sendai

Posted by Death Cafe Sendai on Dec. 8, 2018, 12:49 a.m.



With Masatoshi Shoji

Feb. 16, 2019, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)

Accepts donations


As I lost my late wife about 8 years ago, I decided to launch such an event for those who had the similar experience or those who want to talk ...



Death Cafe: Groton Death Cafe

Posted by Nathalie Bonafé on Dec. 7, 2018, 1:54 p.m.



With Groton Public Library

Jan. 3, 2019, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Finsbury Park Death Cafe

Posted by Caroline Dent on Dec. 7, 2018, 10:43 a.m.



With London End of Life doulas

Jan. 15, 2019, 6.45 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


Come and get curious about death in a relaxed and friendly space over tea and cake or a glass of wine

Death Cafes are pop -up events which usually take ...



Death Cafe: Salt Spring Death Cafe

Posted by AnnaHaltrecht on Dec. 6, 2018, 6:45 p.m.



With Anna Haltrecht and Salt Spring Hospice facilitators

Dec. 15, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


We are now in our fifth season of hosting Death Cafes on Salt Spring Island. Thank you to ArtSpring for offering the space and refreshments. Also thank you to Made ...



Death Cafe: Andover, MA Death Cafe

Posted by Richard Davis on Dec. 6, 2018, 5:08 p.m.



With Memorial Hall Library

Feb. 13, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Eastern Standard)

Free


On Wednesday, February 13th, join other adults for Andover's twelfth Death Cafe - an evening of open, lively, and insightful discussion about death.

 

 While not a support group nor a ...