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 15365 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 15365 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 83 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: Lavender Death Cafe

Posted by mgantz on Jan. 31, 2023, 11:29 a.m.



With Mishel Gantz & Jennifer Copeland

Feb. 8, 2023, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations


LGBTQ+ and their allies.

We welcome participants of all lifestyles, cultures, and faiths, or none. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Brighton

Posted by Frances Tulley on Jan. 31, 2023, 10:32 a.m.



With Frances Tulley at Brighton Unitarian

Feb. 25, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Since the pandemic we have been increasingly aware of our mortality as we have lost loved ones and witnessed suffering and loneliness around us. Even now, death rates have risen ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Moscow, Obraztsova st

Posted by MariyaA on Jan. 31, 2023, 3:24 a.m.



With Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center

Feb. 21, 2023, 6.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Moscow)

Accepts donations


Мы предлагаем вам поговорить о смерти как части жизни. Благодаря Еврейскому центру и Музею толерантности у нас есть уютное пространство для наших встреч. Собираемся небольшой компанией за чашкой чая. надеюсь ...



Death Cafe: Coachella Valley Death Cafe

Posted by rogermoore on Jan. 30, 2023, 5:55 p.m.



With Desert End of Life Doulas

Feb. 23, 2023, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Boone

Posted by DCBoone on Jan. 30, 2023, 5:28 p.m.



With Destry Jones

March 20, 2023, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (EST)

Free


One of several Death Cafes that meet in and around Watauga County. Please reach out if you have any questions about attending, the unfamiliar are encouraged.



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe PST Albany, CA USA

Posted by JimKirkpatrick on Jan. 30, 2023, 5 p.m.



With Jim Kirkpatrick and Genevieve Harvey

Feb. 26, 2023, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


We have experienced the positive change of feelings about living, loss, dying and death the past two years, due in part to participation in Death Cafe. We are grateful to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at PRS

Posted by Elizabeth Gill Lui on Jan. 30, 2023, 4:50 p.m.


With Elizabeth Gill Lui

Feb. 16, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


This is a regular gathering of small groups interested in sharing in discussions about all things related to death and dying held on the third Thursday of each month. The ...



Death Cafe: Frederick Death Cafe

Posted by Allison Zerr on Jan. 30, 2023, 3:58 p.m.



With Allison Zerr

March 5, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)

Accepts donations


Thanks to Legacy Financial Associates for providing the space in their office to enable our group to meet for the first time!  

Our cafe is to provide a judgement-free space ...



Death Cafe: Online Abergavenny Death Cafe GMT

Posted by Jane Grayer on Jan. 30, 2023, 3:03 p.m.



With Jane Grayer

March 1, 2023, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (BST)

Free


This is a drop in session - come when you can and leave when you like. You're welcome  In my line of work I am constantly supporting families who are ...



Death Cafe: Brighton Death Cafe

Posted by Brightonteam on Jan. 30, 2023, 12:43 p.m.



With Louisa Parsons and Nicolette Thornton

May 16, 2023, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (BST)

Free


In these uncertain times we offer you time and space to come together and talk about your thoughts and feelings around death and dying.

Death Cafe's aim is to ...



Death Cafe: Llandovery Death Cafe

Posted by Francoise on Jan. 30, 2023, 8:24 a.m.


With Chris, Berni and Francoise

Feb. 15, 2023, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (UTC)

Accepts donations


Chris, Berni and Francoise believe that every place, including theirs, would benefit from a Death Cafe.

They've held a first one in November 2022, that attracted a few brave ...



Death Cafe: Delaware County Death Cafe

Posted by annarutenbeck on Jan. 29, 2023, 2:22 p.m.



With Upper Catskill Natural Burial Association

March 26, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (ET)

Accepts donations


Please join the Upper Catskill Natural Burial Association for Delaware County’s first ever Death Cafe. A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives ...



Death Cafe: Rosslyn Hill Death Cafe (Hampstead)

Posted by Kate Dean on Jan. 29, 2023, 12:01 p.m.



With Rev Kate Dean

Nov. 26, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


We hold our monthly Death Cafe in the light, airy and beautiful surroundings of a Unitarian Chapel. We will begin with participants sharing why they have come, break to get ...



Death Cafe: Rosslyn Hill Death Cafe (Hampstead)

Posted by Kate Dean on Jan. 29, 2023, noon



With Rev Kate Dean

Oct. 29, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


We hold our monthly Death Cafe in the light, airy and beautiful surroundings of a Unitarian Chapel. We will begin with participants sharing why they have come, break to get ...



Death Cafe: Rosslyn Hill Death Cafe (Hampstead)

Posted by Kate Dean on Jan. 29, 2023, 11:59 a.m.



With Rev Kate Dean

Sept. 24, 2023, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


We hold our monthly Death Cafe in the light, airy and beautiful surroundings of a Unitarian Chapel. We will begin with participants sharing why they have come, break to get ...