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 7056 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 7056 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: Albuquerque Death Cafe

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on Oct. 10, 2018, 5:02 p.m.



With Gail Rubin, CT

Nov. 2, 2018, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


 

This Death Cafe is one of four being held October 30 to November 2 around Albuquerque as part of the Before I Die New Mexico Festival. All of these Death ...



Death Cafe: Albuquerque Death Cafe

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on Oct. 10, 2018, 4:58 p.m.



With Gail Rubin, CT

Nov. 1, 2018, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


 

This Death Cafe is one of four being held October 30 to November 2 around Albuquerque as part of the Before I Die New Mexico Festival. All of these Death ...



Death Cafe: Albuquerque Death Cafe

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on Oct. 10, 2018, 4:55 p.m.



With Gail Rubin

Oct. 31, 2018, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Free


 

This Death Cafe is one of four being held October 30 to November 2 around Albuquerque as part of the Before I Die New Mexico Festival. All of these Death ...



Death Cafe: Albuquerque Death Cafe

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on Oct. 10, 2018, 4:51 p.m.



With Gail Rubin

Oct. 30, 2018, 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is one of four being held October 30 to November 2 around Albuquerque as part of the Before I Die New Mexico Festival. All of these Death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria VA

Posted by hrisley on Oct. 10, 2018, 2:43 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

May 11, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


After hosting two Death Cafe's in 2018, I've found that there is a real demand in this area to discuss death! Every cafe, I make a special death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria VA

Posted by hrisley on Oct. 10, 2018, 2:41 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

March 16, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


After hosting two Death Cafe's in 2018, I've found that there is a real demand in this area to discuss death! Every cafe, I make a special death ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Alexandria VA

Posted by hrisley on Oct. 10, 2018, 2:37 p.m.



With Hannah Risley

Jan. 19, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


After hosting two Death Cafe's in 2018, I've found that there is a real demand in this area to discuss death! Every cafe, I make a special death ...



Death Cafe: Le Moyne Death Cafe

Posted by allison on Oct. 10, 2018, 1:20 p.m.


With Allison, Tyler, Kaitlyn, Sita, Lucy

Nov. 13, 2018, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe: Dying in Dubai

Posted by Lynnette on Oct. 10, 2018, 12:03 p.m.



With Lynnette Harper

Oct. 25, 2018, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Gulf Standard Time)

Free


Dying in Dubai: Death Cafe.


Grab a cuppa, or a glass of wine and pull up a chair. We'll chat about life, death, and whatever is on your mind ...



Death Cafe: Richmond VA Death Cafe

Posted by nth12 on Oct. 10, 2018, 10:45 a.m.



With Shelby Kirillin & Nicky Hansen

Oct. 22, 2018, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


Shelby and Nicky are End-of-Life doulas who believe that the more we talk about death, the better lives, and deaths, we have.  They want to strip away the taboo labels ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Manchester

Posted by hannahjskinner on Oct. 10, 2018, 7:47 a.m.



With Hannah Skinner

Nov. 8, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


Hannah has previously facilitated Death Cafes and has seen the positive place that they provide for people who want to talk about death. 'Milk & Honey' is a perfect veue for ...



Death Cafe: Southbourne Death Cafe

Posted by Michelle McCann on Oct. 10, 2018, 4:30 a.m.



With Michelle McCann and Paul Buckley

Oct. 30, 2018, 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


This will be our 2nd death cafe and have a new larger venue as the 1st meeting was so well attended.  We all found it enghtening, thought provoking and it ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Zwolle

Posted by Studentenpastor on Oct. 10, 2018, 3:52 a.m.


With RE:LINK, Klooster Zwolle, Buro Ruis

Nov. 1, 2018, 8.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. (amsterdam)

Free


Welkom bij het Death Café in Zwolle! Een ontspannen en open ontmoeting rondom het thema dood. Een onderwerp waar iedereen op een eigen manier mee te maken heeft, maar zo ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Southbury

Posted by Robert Potsus on Oct. 9, 2018, 11:36 p.m.


With Robert Potsus

Oct. 18, 2018, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


 

Is death something so terrible and absurd that we are better off not thinking or talking about it? Is death such an undesirable part of our existence that we are ...



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

Posted by AnnekeTom on Oct. 9, 2018, 9:06 p.m.



With Anneke Rees

Nov. 3, 2018, 2.30 p.m. - 4.00 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 ...