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 13056 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 13056 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 80 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 write up: Online Death Cafe Cymru BST

Posted by Sarah Hillcoat on Sept. 19, 2021, 2:17 p.m.

This, our first Death Café, went very well. Topics that arose included: the significance of pets in our lives; how to reach people who don’t want to talk about death; advanced care planning, living wills and enabling difficult conversations; the law on assisted dying in the UK in the light of the BMA’s recent vote not to oppose change; palliative care; juggling the sometimes diverse wishes of family members in funeral planning.

Feedback was positive and included the following comments: refreshing to talk about death; interesting to listen to others and discover commonalities while respecting their otherness; online experience is okay; fascinating in terms of breadth ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Nuloci on Sept. 19, 2021, 10:24 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Oct. 23, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Nuloci on Sept. 19, 2021, 10:23 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Oct. 9, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Nuloci on Sept. 19, 2021, 10:21 a.m.



With Monk Blaire

Sept. 25, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 3.15 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Online NEA Death Cafe Drinks at the Doorway

Posted by EndStageMatters on Sept. 18, 2021, 7:46 p.m.



With Rose Sexton and Nicole Parker

Sept. 26, 2021, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. ((GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney)

Accepts donations


Come prepared for anything! Permission to speak freely about any topic related to death and dying. Bring a drink if that is your thing. A safe, non-judgemental space. 



Death Cafe: September Revelstoke Death Cafe

Posted by thamilton88@gmail.com on Sept. 18, 2021, 6:43 p.m.



With Theresa Hamilton

Sept. 27, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Hayfield Death Cafe

Posted by Lola on Sept. 18, 2021, 12:30 p.m.


With Lola

Oct. 28, 2021, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (MT)

Free



Death Cafe: Orange County Online Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Orange County Death Cafe on Sept. 17, 2021, 3:47 p.m.



With Linda Barnard & Mits Tomita

Oct. 5, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


Held on the 1st Tuesday of each month form 7:00-8:30 PM.  Please RSVP to get the link and plan to log on a bit early so we can ...



Death Cafe: Barnstable USA COA Virtual Death Cafe EDT

Posted by amurphyhnc on Sept. 17, 2021, 7:06 a.m.



With Barnstable Senior Center

Nov. 10, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


Virtual Death Cafe is open to all. Please call the Barnstable Senior Center to register: 508.862.4750. 

This is not a bereeavement or support group although some participants may ...



Death Cafe: Barnstable USA COA Virtual Death Cafe EDT

Posted by amurphyhnc on Sept. 17, 2021, 7:02 a.m.


With Barnstable USA Senior Center

Nov. 10, 2021, 1.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


Virtual Death Cafe is open to all. Please call the Barnstable Senior Center to register: 508.862.4750. 

This is not a bereeavement or support group although some participants may ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sofia

Posted by Iva Mechkunova on Sept. 17, 2021, 5:03 a.m.



With Iva M.

Oct. 2, 2021, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (EEST (UTC +3) )

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Grief Wellies - Bedford

Posted by Grief Wellies on Sept. 17, 2021, 4:27 a.m.


With Grief Wellies

Oct. 21, 2021, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UK)

Accepts donations


we run a facebook group -safe space to share thoughts and useful informationhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/345013632236254



Death Cafe: Williams Lake Death Cafe

Posted by Cariboo Community Deathcaring Network on Sept. 16, 2021, 7:25 p.m.



With Nicola Finch

Sept. 29, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PDT)

Accepts donations


We invite you to join our September 29th, Wednesday evening Death Café 6:30-8 pm PDT
Hosted by Nicola Finch and Angela Gutzer
Online, on Zoom ...


Death Cafe: Williams Lake Death Cafe

Posted by Cariboo Community Deathcaring Network on Sept. 16, 2021, 7:24 p.m.


With Nicola Finch

Sept. 29, 2021, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free


We invite you to join our September 29th, Wednesday evening Death Café 6:30-8 pm PDT
Hosted by Nicola Finch and Angela Gutzer
Online, on Zoom ...


Death Cafe: Online Chilliwack Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Chilliwack Death Cafe on Sept. 16, 2021, 6:29 p.m.



With Peter Bohme

Oct. 20, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time (PDT))

Accepts donations


 Find us on Facebook "Chilliwack Death Cafe".

https://www.facebook.com/ChilliwackDeathCafe

I decided to run a local Death Cafe because I wanted to spread the word about the wisdom ...