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 7761 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7761 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: Lewes Death Cafe

Posted by cafe@livingwelldyingwell.net on Feb. 15, 2019, 3:46 a.m.



With Lewes Death Cafe Hosts

Feb. 27, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


We want to create an environment where talking about death is natural and comfortable. Meetings are confidential and people must respect one another’s disparate beliefs and avoid proselytizing. These ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Ariege

Posted by Tobias on Feb. 13, 2019, 3:20 p.m.


With Tobias

Feb. 23, 2019, 2.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (UTC + 1)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Tunbridge Wells

Posted by carmeldunmall on Feb. 13, 2019, 7:32 a.m.


With suryaketu

March 16, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (British mean time)

Free



Death Cafe: Outside The Box Performance and Death Cafe

Posted by debbiecollins on Feb. 13, 2019, 7:22 a.m.



With Debbie Collins and Celia Spiers

May 25, 2019, 4.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is taking place immediately after Outside the Box, a one-woman show by Liz Rothschild, about death, breaking the taboos.  See https://www.fullcircleproductions.org.uk/ for more ...



Death Cafe: Mallorca Death Cafe

Posted by MallorcaDeathCafe on Feb. 13, 2019, 5:59 a.m.


With Glynis German

Feb. 16, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CET)

Free


Cada uno paga su consumicion

Each pays their own refreshments



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Northern Westchester

Posted by BSarah on Feb. 12, 2019, 8:18 p.m.


With Committee of local residents

March 3, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (EAST COAST)

Accepts donations


This is our 19th Death Cafe in Northern Westchester!



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Beaumont TX

Posted by denisedreed@yahoo.com on Feb. 12, 2019, 7:57 p.m.



With Denise Reed

March 9, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central time zone)

Free


We feel that it is beneficial to talk about the experiences we've had with death. This could be the death of a family member,  a close freind or maybe ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Northern Westchester

Posted by BSarah on Feb. 12, 2019, 7:54 p.m.


With Local Committee of residents

March 3, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (East Coast)

Accepts donations


STANDARD FORMAT



Death Cafe: Interlake Death Cafe

Posted by InterlakeDeathDoula on Feb. 12, 2019, 11:36 a.m.



With Ashley Tupper

Feb. 23, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Central )

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: 'Death Cafe' OLDENBURG

Posted by Death Café Oldenburg on Feb. 12, 2019, 2:54 a.m.



With Stiftung Hospizdienst Oldenburg in Kooperation mit Staatstheater Oldenburg/Sparte 7

March 17, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Central European Time)

Accepts donations


Relax, I'm just here for the cake!

Memento Mori – bedenke, dass Du stirbst

 

Wir Menschen sind durch unsere Sterblichkeit miteinander verbunden. Das Leben hingegen können wir durch gemeinsames ...



Death Cafe: PDX Death Cafe at Hollywood Library

Posted by Holly Pruett on Feb. 11, 2019, 6:05 p.m.



With PDX Death Cafe and Multnomah Co. Library

April 13, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Free


Death Cafe is a growing international movement of people who come together in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death and drink tea.  Conversation about whatever is on your ...



Death Cafe: PDX Death Cafe at Rose Schnitzer Tower

Posted by Holly Pruett on Feb. 11, 2019, 5:58 p.m.



With PDX Death Cafe and Rose Schnitzer Tower

March 27, 2019, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time)

Accepts donations


Death Cafe is a growing international movement of people who come together in a relaxed and safe setting to discuss death and drink tea.  Conversation about whatever is on your ...



Death Cafe: February Death Cafe Revelstoke

Posted by thamilton88@gmail.com on Feb. 11, 2019, 3:10 p.m.



With theresa hamilton

Feb. 25, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Maine Highlands Death Cafe

Posted by MaineHighlands on Feb. 11, 2019, 8:47 a.m.


With Lisa White and Lesley Fernow

March 17, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Exploring the Concept of Death

Posted by jamietoddarthurs@gmail.com on Feb. 11, 2019, 7:34 a.m.



With Jamie Arthurs

Feb. 27, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


I have hosted / facilitated many death cafes. I feel having an open, honest conversation about death, dying and end of life issues is need in our society today.