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 8541 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 8541 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: Death Cafe Norfolk

Posted by Brennyn Molloy on May 24, 2019, 6:16 p.m.



With Brennyn Molloy & Christine Harrell

June 12, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (est)

Free


We think that talking about death leads to a greater understanding of life and more peace in the process of passing from it. If you agree, or would like to ...



Death Cafe: Prairie Death Cafe

Posted by Prairie Death Cafe on May 24, 2019, 10:19 a.m.


With Pamela Cavers

June 1, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Central )

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is happening at the Prairie Wind Festival in Cypress River during their workshop times. Pretty excited to host this event for the festival goers.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Walthamstow

Posted by EVADISTRACTION on May 24, 2019, 9:42 a.m.



With The Others

June 10, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (GMT+1)

Free


This event is part of the E17 Art Trail http://e17arttrail.co.uk/ in Walthamstow, Borough of Culture 2019.

Eva Zienau is a food grower, workshop leader and musician. Follow ...



Death Cafe: 9th Death Cafe Leeds

Posted by SharonRoscoe on May 24, 2019, 5:16 a.m.



With Patient Carer Community - Leeds Institute of Education

June 26, 2019, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Open meeting with tea Coffe and Cakes -All welcome



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Tiverton

Posted by Clampard on May 24, 2019, 5 a.m.


With Charlotte

June 14, 2019, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (UK)

Accepts donations


see above, the good thing is the OHSCC has a wonderful cafe where we can buy coffee/tea and cakes!



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Durham NC

Posted by JillBrennanCook on May 23, 2019, 1:27 p.m.



With Duke School of Nursing

June 10, 2019, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (eastern)

Free


Duke School of Nursing will be hosting this Death Cafe



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Iowa

Posted by DeathCafeIowa on May 23, 2019, 1:12 p.m.



With Bereavment Professionals group

June 18, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

Free



Death Cafe: Winchester Death Cafe

Posted by Ruth51 on May 23, 2019, 5:51 a.m.



With Ruth Chase and Chelsea Duke

June 6, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (BST)

Free



Death Cafe: Lafayette Death Cafe

Posted by Suemackey on May 22, 2019, 8:54 p.m.



With Lafayette Public Library & Out of the Box End-of-Life Planning

June 20, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (mountain)

Free


The Lafayette Public Library is hosting Death Cafes as a way of bringing adult patrons together to have authentic conversation about the one thing we ALL have in common!  Please ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Killarney Library

Posted by Catfish on May 22, 2019, 5:16 p.m.


With Killarney Library

June 5, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Central Daylight Time)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Fort Walton Beach

Posted by Lelanya Taber on May 22, 2019, 3:53 p.m.



With Lelanya Taber

June 4, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Central)

Free



Death Cafe: Oak Park Death Cafe

Posted by kweimann on May 22, 2019, 1:52 p.m.


With Katie Tyrrell Weimann

Dec. 8, 2019, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (central standard time)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Prince Edward Island

Posted by hospicepei on May 22, 2019, 11:43 a.m.


With Hospice PEI

June 5, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Atlantic)

Free


Talk about death. Learn about life. Having a cup of tea and some cake as we explore these themes in a relaxed and safe environment. 



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Susquehanna River Valley

Posted by rnzrock on May 22, 2019, 11:39 a.m.


With Jim Desiderati and or Cindy Moyer

June 19, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Eastern Standard)

Free


We keep strict adherence to the "no agenda" guidelines and never discuss our professional roles other than to relate experience to discussions. We are open and accepting of all ages ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Prince Edward Island

Posted by hospicepei on May 22, 2019, 11:37 a.m.


With Hospice PEI

June 5, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Atlantic)

Free


Talk about death. Learn about life. Having a cup of tea and some cake as we explore these themes in a relaxed and safe environment.