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 10130 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 10130 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 69 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 MEBANE

Posted by Sara Williams on Jan. 27, 2020, 4:38 p.m.



With Sara Williams

Feb. 19, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Accepts donations


Sara’s professional career spans a trajectory in international health and, more recently, breast cancer research until her retirement from UNC in July 2016.  She was told in high school ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Atlanta #61

Posted by Mark (Atlanta, GA) on Jan. 27, 2020, 12:34 p.m.



With Mark LaRocca-Pitts

Feb. 22, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (EST (USA))

Accepts donations


With our inagural Death Cafe on March 2013, we became the first Death Cafe held in a Cemetery and the first Death Cafe in the Southeast USA!

In real estate ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Iowa

Posted by DeathCafeIowa on Jan. 27, 2020, 11:14 a.m.



With Bereavement Professionals Group

Feb. 18, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Stamford

Posted by annie@annie-hall.co.uk on Jan. 27, 2020, 11:10 a.m.


With Amanda and Annie

March 17, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (UK time)

Free


 We try and start at 3, so perhaps arrive a bit early. Buy your coffee and cake then come and join us upstairs.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Edinburgh

Posted by ClauCollado on Jan. 27, 2020, 10:38 a.m.



With Lissette Aviles

Feb. 27, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Free


We want to contribute to increasing awareness about death, and we think that death cafe is a fantastic chance to do it. 



Death Cafe: Whitefish Death Cafe

Posted by Chandel Beck on Jan. 27, 2020, 10:23 a.m.



With Chandel Beck and Mary McCarthy

Feb. 13, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free


Let's gather together (over tea/coffee and treats) to discuss our curiosities about death and dying in a relaxed and respectful environment.

 


Death Cafe: Risca Death Cafe

Posted by ClaireMartin on Jan. 27, 2020, 3:50 a.m.



With Claire Martin

March 2, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Do your family and friends know what your wishes are when you come to the end of your life?  Do you? 

We believe there is a need for a safe ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Loudoun County

Posted by sharon@acupuncture on Jan. 26, 2020, 7:11 p.m.


With Loudoun County Public Libary

Feb. 23, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (EST)

Free


Please join us for an agenda free discussion about death and dying. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Loudoun County

Posted by sharon@acupuncture on Jan. 26, 2020, 7:02 p.m.



With Sharon Crowell

March 25, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Death Cafe of Loudoun County provides a comfortable, informal setting in which to discuss a wide range of topics related to death and dying.  What's on your mind?  Share ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Clifton area, Bristol.

Posted by Jinhoshi on Jan. 26, 2020, 8:18 a.m.



With Jinho Shi

March 17, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Bristol )

Accepts donations


A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session.


Our ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bristol

Posted by Jinhoshi on Jan. 26, 2020, 8:15 a.m.



With Jinho Shi

Feb. 18, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Bristol )

Accepts donations


Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'.

Please join us if you like to share and ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Comox Valley

Posted by Death Café Comox Valley on Jan. 26, 2020, 1:44 a.m.



With Sarah and Anne

Feb. 16, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


 Death Café is open to the public and free of charge. If you wish, you may make a donation towards printing and food costs. All beliefs and perspectives on death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Oakland

Posted by Suprabha on Jan. 25, 2020, 5:39 p.m.



With Suzanne Freed

Feb. 19, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Tea and cookies are served, all are welcome, all topics welcome.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe on Salt Spring

Posted by AnnaHaltrecht on Jan. 25, 2020, 3:32 p.m.



With Anna Haltrecht and Salt Spring Hospice facilitators

Feb. 1, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PDT)

Accepts donations


We are now in our sixth season of hosting Death Cafes on Salt Spring Island.

 

Thank you to ArtSpring for offering the space and refreshments, and to our wonderful Salt ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Northeast Florida

Posted by Nfrazier4 on Jan. 25, 2020, 3:16 p.m.



With The Sacred Servant

Feb. 3, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (United States)

Accepts donations


What you can expect at Death Cafe' of Northeast Florida:

1. We gather with open hearts, open minds, and respect for all with no specific agenda at 6:30 p ...