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 8875 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 8875 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 65 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: Lewes Death Cafe

Posted by cafe@livingwelldyingwell.net on July 19, 2019, 10:02 a.m.



With Lewes Death Cafe Hosts

July 23, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


We want to create an environment where talking about death is natural and comfortable. Meetings are confidential and people must respect one another’s disparate beliefs and avoid proselytizing. These ...



A pop-up death cafe has been held in Adelaide to spark conversations and help people overcome their fear of dying.

Conversations about life and death might not be common over coffee and cake, but almost 30 people gathered at church in Walkerville, in Adelaide's north-east, to chat about wakes ...

See more at: abc.net.au

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Concordia

Posted by Jamie Renz on July 10, 2019, 12:46 p.m.


With Jamie Renz

July 28, 2019, 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (central standard time)

Free


I am hosting this event because I know there are many people who are too afraid to have a conversation about death and are afraid to talk openly and honestly ...



Death Cafe: KCKCC Death Cafe Kansas City

Posted by KCKCC_COMMONS on July 9, 2019, 12:32 p.m.


With Dottie Hill

Oct. 2, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


The Learning Commons at KCKCC is in it's second year of hosting a monthly Death Cafe during the school year. This is open to anyone, associated with the college ...



Death Cafe: KCKCC Death Cafe Kansas City

Posted by KCKCC_COMMONS on July 9, 2019, 12:29 p.m.


With Dottie Hill

Sept. 4, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


The Learning Commons at KCKCC is in it's second year of hosting a monthly Death Cafe during the school year. This is open to anyone, associated with the college ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Sioux Falls

Posted by renaeb on July 9, 2019, 10:59 a.m.


With Pastor Renae Boehmer

Aug. 6, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central)

Free


Churches should be safe places to talk about everything - especially those things that may bring about fear, anxiety and other difficult emotions. We are eager to join together in conversation ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bryn Mawr

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:59 a.m.



With Rabbi David Levin

Dec. 9, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bryn Mawr

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:58 a.m.



With Rabbi David Levin

Nov. 11, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bryn Mawr

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:57 a.m.



With Rabbi David Levin

Oct. 14, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bryn Maur

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:56 a.m.



With Rabbi David Levin

Sept. 9, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Cheltenham

Posted by Dawncat on July 9, 2019, 8:49 a.m.



With Suffolk Anthology

Aug. 1, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (England)

Free


Our Death cafe is open to adults of all ages who are prepared to work with  our principles of confidentiality, respect and honesty

We start by going round introducing ourselves ...



Death Cafe: Death Ca Philadelphia

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:49 a.m.



With Rabbi David M Levin

Nov. 25, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Philadelphia

Posted by Rabbi David Levin on July 9, 2019, 8:46 a.m.



With David M Levin

Oct. 28, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Westchester

Posted by LauraK on July 8, 2019, 6:03 p.m.



With Barbara Sarah

Aug. 28, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (New York)

Accepts donations


Death Café Westchester, facilitated by local volunteers, offers an opportunity to come to a nonjudgmental, friendly gathering to discuss end of life. When individuals gather in small groups to exchange ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Glendale (Formerly Aurora)

Posted by Tawnya Musser on July 8, 2019, 3:26 p.m.



With Tawnya Musser

July 30, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations


I’ve found value in every Death Café I’ve attended.  As a facilitator I will strive to keep our forum as open and free flowing as possible.  I accept ...