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 11021 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 11021 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 72 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: Online Death Cafe Sendai vol.16 JST

Posted by Death Cafe Sendai on May 24, 2020, 6:17 p.m.


With Masatoshi Shoji

June 6, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Japan Standard Time )

Accepts donations


It's conducted in Japanese.



Death Cafe: Pet Death Cafe Los Angeles - **already full**

Posted by Betsy Trapasso on May 24, 2020, 6:16 p.m.


With Betsy Trapasso

May 31, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PDT)

Free


This online Pet Death Cafe is already full. I will be hosting more online Pet Death Cafes so that people can remember and share about the pets that they have ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Los Angeles - **already full**

Posted by Betsy Trapasso on May 24, 2020, 6:08 p.m.


With Betsy Trapasso

May 30, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PDT)

Free


This online Death Cafe is already full.

I will be hosting more online Death Cafes. Please email me if you would like to be placed on the Death Cafe Los ...



Death Cafe: BST Facebook Live Death Cafe with Death Cafe Taunton

Posted by Nicole Stanfield on May 24, 2020, 3:14 p.m.


With Nicole Stanfield

June 14, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Grab a hot drink and join us for a virtual death cafe with Facebook Live! Simply go on the Death Cafe Taunton page at 2 on Sunday 14th May (http ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Taunton on Zoom BST

Posted by Nicole Stanfield on May 24, 2020, 3:08 p.m.


With Nicole Stanfield

June 13, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Grab a hot drink and cake and join us on Zoom to chat about death from the comfort of your home! We'll be discussing death, life, and everything in-between ...


Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe Mexico

Posted by Luisa Ruiz on May 24, 2020, 11:22 a.m.


With Luisa Fernanda Ruiz Montiel

May 28, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Mexico)

Free


This will be the second Death Cafe online.

The language will be Spanish.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe for mental health practitioners

Posted by AnaSchmidt on May 24, 2020, 8:45 a.m.


With Ana

June 3, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (CEST)

Free


This Death Café is open for all working as mental health practitioners (psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, etc.), including students of mentioned professions. 

As we are dedicating our lives to supporting and ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe Oxnard PST

Posted by Robin Fontana Kent on May 23, 2020, 11:53 a.m.


With Cat Kent

May 28, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


Now, perhaps more than ever, death has become prevalent in our minds. And yet, we as a society adamantly continue to avoid talking about it.

Death Café Oxnard looks forward ...



Death Cafe: Isle of Wight online Death Cafe BST

Posted by Nick Wilde on May 23, 2020, 9:45 a.m.


With Nick Wilde

June 2, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (United Kingdom)

Free


This event is for residents of the Isle of Wight but open to anyone who wants to join us. We have enjoyed visitors from around the world and would be ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe SF Bay Area Online PST

Posted by Oceana Sawyer on May 22, 2020, 4:19 p.m.


With Oceana Sawyer

June 9, 2020, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


Grab a your favorite beverage and snack and join us for a rousing unstructured conversation on all things death. There is no set agenda or theme, and most importantly, this ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe New Orleans Central Time

Posted by Ena on May 22, 2020, 12:34 p.m.


With Ena Konjolka

June 4, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central )

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe New Orleans is a virtual event (through Swan RIver Yoga Arabi) where we can gather to share our thoughts, feelings, and experiences around death and dying.
All ...


Death Cafe: Tunbridge Wells Online Death Cafe BST

Posted by carmeldunmall on May 22, 2020, 12:21 p.m.


With Carmel dunmall

May 30, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (British mean time)

Accepts donations


In these uncertain times where death seems a bit closer open discussions about dying feel  more urgent.

This Death café will be on zoom, please email me and I will ...



Death Cafe: Isle of Wight Death Cafe online BST

Posted by Nick Wilde on May 22, 2020, 6:47 a.m.


With Nick Wilde

June 2, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (UK)

Free


Although aimed at IoW residents previous Death Cafes have enjoyed the participation from interesting people from around the world. Our discussions takre place in English If you would like to ...



Death Cafe: Palma Nova Death Cafe BST+1

Posted by MallorcaDeathCafe on May 22, 2020, 5:31 a.m.


With Catalina Saffon

May 27, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. ((GMT+1:00) Madrid)

Free


Este encuentro será en CASTELLANO.  Tendrás que haber descargado el app de Zoom previamente.  Al registrarte, recibirás el enlace.

This death café will be in SPANISH only.  You ...



Death Cafe: Leicester Death Cafe - virtual. BST

Posted by Ferret on May 22, 2020, 4:46 a.m.


With Malc and Jane

June 5, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (British summer time)

Free


We felt our recent virtual cafe was successful enough to hold another one on Friday 5th June at 2.00 pm. 

 

Interestingly the implications and impact of the Corona virus ...