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 11787 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 11787 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 74 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: Moving On Gracefully Online Death Cafe EST

Posted by Rondi on Nov. 28, 2020, 1:50 p.m.



With Rondi Boyer

Dec. 3, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This year has been tough all over the world, and this time of this year may prove to be the toughest yet.

Compassion is needed, if you have some to ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Fremantle

Posted by Death Cafe - Fremantle on Nov. 28, 2020, 9:06 a.m.



With Penny Lane

Dec. 5, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (GMT +8)

Free


 

** FACE TO FACE DEATH CAFES ARE BACK AS OF JULY 2020 ** The Death Cafe - Fremantle, WA, running monthly since March 2013, is a very informal gathering with the emphasis on ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Nekrasovka

Posted by Galina on Nov. 26, 2020, 9:25 a.m.



With Galina & Irina

Dec. 8, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. (Moscow)

Free


Мы начали проводить встречи, потому что хотели сами разобраться с темой смерти. Одно дело в теории понять, что пугает. И совсем другое столкновение в жизни с тем, как проживать утрату ...



Death Cafe: Bo'ness Death Cafe (online) GMT

Posted by SianStorey on Nov. 26, 2020, 4:43 a.m.



With Sian Storey

Dec. 17, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


There are few opportunities to talk openly about death but many of us want to do just that. Doing so may help us to get things organised and give us ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Love Project Online EST

Posted by Dr. Agapi on Nov. 24, 2020, 6:34 p.m.



With Agapi Ermides

Dec. 6, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Death awareness is an important portal to being more present, and living a more meaningful life.  My Death Cafe has been named 'Love Project' to reflect that nobody will be ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe PST Hosted by Hospice of Santa Cruz County

Posted by Rachel Greene on Nov. 24, 2020, 4:43 p.m.



With Rachel Greene

Jan. 18, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


This is a virtual event due to current Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings.



Death Cafe: The Central NJ Death Cafe Online EST

Posted by Laavanya on Nov. 24, 2020, 3:22 p.m.



With Laavanya Pasupuleti

Dec. 13, 2020, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Modern society has largely left death unacknowledged though it is something each person will eventually face. Now more than ever is there a greater need to discuss the reality of ...



Death Cafe: A Zen Death Cafe Online CST

Posted by Denise Leong on Nov. 24, 2020, 3:22 p.m.



With Denise Leong

Dec. 28, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


Welcome to this Death Café where we will share our experiences, thoughts, and feelings about death in a safe, supportive environment. All are welcome - especially those who practice in the ...



Death Cafe: A Zen Death Cafe Online CST

Posted by Denise Leong on Nov. 24, 2020, 3:21 p.m.



With Denise Leong

Dec. 14, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Central)

Free


Welcome to this Death Café where we will share our experiences, thoughts, and feelings about death in a safe, supportive environment. All are welcome - especially those who practice in the ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe Sofia EEST

Posted by imechkunova on Nov. 24, 2020, 10:47 a.m.


With Iva M.

Dec. 17, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EEST (UTC +3) )

Accepts donations




With Leeds Bereavement Forum

Jan. 21, 2021, 11.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free



Death Cafe: November Online Death Cafe PST

Posted by revhosp@telus.net on Nov. 22, 2020, 8:33 p.m.



With Theresa Hamilton

Nov. 30, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Sylvan Road GMT ‘Virtual’ Death Cafe Norwood

Posted by MidwichG on Nov. 21, 2020, 12:32 p.m.



With Victoria Keen

Dec. 6, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


Death is generally considered a taboo subject in Western culture. Our objective is to increase awareness of death and explore how this may enhance our everyday well-being.

Due to the ...



Death Cafe: Demystifying Death: Virtual Death Cafe EST

Posted by SPOOKYB on Nov. 20, 2020, 2:04 p.m.



With Arlington Public Library

Dec. 9, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Death Café is an informal group-directed discussion about death and other end of life issues; other than helping people become more comfortable with the topic, there is no particular ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe EST

Posted by fcavbr on Nov. 20, 2020, 1:46 p.m.



With Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Virginia Blue Ridge

Jan. 28, 2021, 7.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern standard time)

Free


Held via Zoom. Email to be sent the Zoom link the day before the Death Cafe is held.