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 9664 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 9664 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 66 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: Mallorca Death Cafe

Posted by MallorcaDeathCafe on Nov. 12, 2019, 1:54 p.m.


With Glynis German

Nov. 15, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CET)

Free


Each pays for their own refreshments and L'Exquisit offer a variety of teas and coffees and some craft beers or organic wines as well as pastries made from the ...



Death Cafe: A Death Cafe - Vancouver Canada - Renfrew Branch VPL

Posted by AnnekeTom on Nov. 12, 2019, 12:41 p.m.



With Anneke Rees

Nov. 20, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


“A Death Café at the Renfrew  Branch – Vancouver Public Library" is generously supported in partnership with the Renfrew Branch – Vancouver Public Library.

 

For details or to register: vpl.ca/events ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Piracicaba

Posted by samuelpedrosa on Nov. 12, 2019, 12:18 p.m.


With Samuel Medeiros e Roberta Borges

Nov. 13, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (BRT)

Accepts donations



Press: An evening at the Death Café

Posted by Jools Barsky on Nov. 12, 2019, 11:20 a.m.


A POINT OF VIEW,  BBC RADIO 4

WRITER:  SARAH DUNANT

PRODUCER: AEDELE ARMSTRONG 

 

An evening at the Death Café

  

 

A couple of months ago, I spent an evening at a “ death café’. If that phrase

means nothing to you, then I should say immediately that it has nothing to do ...

See more at: A POINT OF VIEW, BBC RADIO 4

Death Cafe: Holyoke Death Cafe

Posted by Gabriel Quaglia on Nov. 12, 2019, 8:39 a.m.



With RLC and Tapestry Health

Nov. 21, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Gaunts House, Wimborne

Posted by eleanor.cowley@yahoo.co.uk on Nov. 12, 2019, 8:29 a.m.



With Ellie Brooks

Nov. 28, 2019, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT )

Free


“It is not death that we should fear, but we should fear never beginning to live.” Marcus Aurelius.

Ellie Brooks, Dorset’s only qualified Sacred Celebrant (IPHM) is delighted to ...



Death Cafe: Bethnal Green Death Cafe

Posted by Padmalila on Nov. 12, 2019, 3:43 a.m.



With Padmalila Coulson and Lesley Murphy

Jan. 23, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Accepts donations


As a society, we rarely discuss death, even though the inevitability of death is the only thing we can predict in life. A Death Cafe is a useful forum for ...



Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe Whangarei no#9

Posted by Jo Moselen on Nov. 11, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

We met at another new venue for our 9th Death Cafe, at this venue we were able to occupy a room to ourselves, although that did not achieve a quieter space as comments were made to it being a bit airless and echoed. We were 15 in number including 2 of us hosting the café. There were 5 people who had not joined us before.

We started with introductions and how people were feeling at that time about life and or death.

One person had recently experienced the death of a partner and shared her feelings of lack of support and the difficulty she experienced with the ...



Death Cafe: East Rockville Death Cafe

Posted by AmesSandra on Nov. 11, 2019, 7:43 p.m.



With Pump House Village

Dec. 17, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


The Pump House Village Death Cafe is co-sponsored by Assisting Hands Home Care. Pump House Village is an East Rockville community organization committed to the well-being of each resident through ...



Death Cafe: East Rockville Death Cafe

Posted by AmesSandra on Nov. 11, 2019, 7:38 p.m.



With Pump House Village

Nov. 19, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


The Pump House Village Death Cafe is co-sponsored by Assisting Hands Home Care. Pump House Village is an East Rockville community organization committed to the well-being of each resident through ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Comox Valley

Posted by Death Café Comox Valley on Nov. 11, 2019, 7:29 p.m.



With Anne and Sarah

Nov. 24, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Death Cafe is open to the public and free of charge.  All beliefs and perspectives on death are welcome (as is a sense of humor). What do you want to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria

Posted by Hannah Risley on Nov. 11, 2019, 3:12 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

May 9, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


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 ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria

Posted by Hannah Risley on Nov. 11, 2019, 3:11 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

April 11, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


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 ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria

Posted by Hannah Risley on Nov. 11, 2019, 3:09 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

March 14, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


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 ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria

Posted by Hannah Risley on Nov. 11, 2019, 3:08 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

Feb. 15, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


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 ...