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 7076 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7076 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 60 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: Redbridge Library Death Cafe

Posted by Compassionate on Oct. 16, 2018, 9:07 a.m.



With Hasina Zaman

Oct. 20, 2018, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


As part of Redbridge Libraries 'Day of the Dead' festival, we invite you to our death cafe.

Pop along for a cup of tea, a slice of delicious cake and ...



Death Cafe: Marinette Death Cafe

Posted by plumleed on Oct. 15, 2018, 12:07 a.m.


With Dail Murray and Kay Rich

Oct. 30, 2018, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


This will be a cake and coffee event following the guidelines for Death Cafes. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Fargo

Posted by cindyhansonendoflifedoula on Oct. 14, 2018, 9:21 a.m.



With Cindy Hanson

Nov. 28, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Accepts donations


Olivet Lutheran Church has graciously offered its upper room with comfortable tables and chairs that make for comfortable conversations.

*accessible by elevator

*Cake, Decaf and tea supplied by organizer



Death Cafe: Idyllwild Death Cafe

Posted by Franou on Oct. 13, 2018, 3:56 p.m.



With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

Feb. 26, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Accepts donations


Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss ...



Death Cafe: Idyllwild Death Cafe

Posted by Franou on Oct. 13, 2018, 3:55 p.m.



With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

Jan. 22, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Accepts donations


Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss ...



Death Cafe: Idyllwild Death Cafe

Posted by Franou on Oct. 13, 2018, 3:54 p.m.



With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

Dec. 11, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Accepts donations


Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss ...



Death Cafe: Idyllwild Death Cafe

Posted by Franou on Oct. 13, 2018, 3:39 p.m.



With Spirit Mountain Retreat/ Francoise Frigola

Nov. 13, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Free


Some of the reasons for holding a Death Café:
- In our culture, denial of death as a normal part of life
- Pain and wounding this denial creates when a loss ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe La Jolla / Pacific Beach

Posted by Bill Simmons on Oct. 13, 2018, 2:16 p.m.


With Scott Masters & Bill Simmons

Nov. 27, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Landau in der Pfalz

Posted by trimori Landau on Oct. 13, 2018, 2:10 p.m.


With trimori

Nov. 29, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (CET)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Moments Hub Death Cafe

Posted by Momentscafe on Oct. 13, 2018, 11:33 a.m.



With Sally Thompson Kate Mullen

Nov. 1, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This will be our second Death Cafe in our    own Moments Cafe and Hub, back by popular demand

We welcome all ages to join us over coffee and cake



Death Cafe: Toronto LGBTQ Death Cafe presented by Home Hospice Association

Posted by HHA Death Cafe on Oct. 13, 2018, 8:20 a.m.


With Home Hospice Association

Oct. 25, 2018, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Canada EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe-Champlain-Van.

Posted by rexfire on Oct. 12, 2018, 8:06 p.m.


With HM[JAY] JAMES

Nov. 14, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PACIFIC)

Accepts donations


as a former fireman and medic and a rep. calling on hospitals, medical clinics i have for over 30 years witnessed death and disabliity. And the grief of those left ...



Death Cafe: Gabriola Island Death Cafe

Posted by adawley on Oct. 12, 2018, 4:30 p.m.



With Gabriola Island Branch - Vancouver Island Regional Library

Dec. 1, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


Coffee. Tea. Cake. Death. Join the conversation at the Gabriola Island branch at the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Free registration (we need to know how much cake to buy!). Everyone ...



Death Cafe: Gabriola Island Death Cafe

Posted by adawley on Oct. 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m.



With Gabriola Island Branch - Vancouver Island Regional Library

Nov. 3, 2018, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


Coffee. Tea. Cake. Death. Join the conversation at the Gabriola Island branch at the Vancouver Island Regional Library. Free registration (we need to know how much cake to buy!). Everyone ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at Barre Library

Posted by barrelibrary on Oct. 12, 2018, 12:57 p.m.


With Elizabeth Martin

Oct. 18, 2018, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (eastern daylight time)

Free