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 10372 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 10372 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 69 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 at UUCA in Arlington

Posted by colleen on Feb. 26, 2020, 2:13 p.m.



With Colleen Duewel

March 8, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (eastern time)

Free


Death Cafe is a safe, welcoming place in which people share their ideas, concerns, fears, and hopes about death as well as tea and cake. 

From the administrative details of ...



Death Cafe: The Dying Matters Death Cafe Nottingham

Posted by The NUH Bereavement Team on Feb. 26, 2020, 10:33 a.m.



With The Bereavement Services Team

May 14, 2020, 11.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


We are running a Death Cafe in light of Dying Matters Week 2020! Dying Matter's mission is to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Grand Haven

Posted by annmarie2020 on Feb. 26, 2020, 7:01 a.m.


With Robin Andreozzi

March 16, 2020, 5.15 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Accepts donations


Holding a space for a different conversation about death. Changing the way we think and talka bout death.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Keighley

Posted by sallygolightly on Feb. 26, 2020, 3:41 a.m.



With Sally Golightly and Michelle Garbutt

March 12, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (UK)

Accepts donations


Death Becomes Her is Keighley's Death Cafe, it is an open space to talk about death, dying, grief and loss. It is a discussion group rather than therapy, there ...



Death Cafe: 生死咖啡馆 Death Cafe

Posted by PheiWei on Feb. 26, 2020, 12:11 a.m.



With Phei Wei, Ser Pin

March 21, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT+8)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Oakland

Posted by Brooke Deputy on Feb. 25, 2020, 9:21 p.m.



With Brooke Deputy

March 18, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (PDT)

Free


Death Cafe Oakland is a safe, welcoming place in which people sharetheir ideas, concerns, fears and hopes about death.

 

Tea and cookies are served, all are welcome, all topics ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Recife #3

Posted by ArthurFernandes on Feb. 25, 2020, 4:54 p.m.



With Arthur Fernandes

March 25, 2020, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (GMT -3)

Free


Das pessoas para as pessoas.

Para ajudar a discutir o tabu da morte entre de nós, convidamos a falar da morte para afirmar e valorizar a vida.

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O Death ...



Death Cafe: Tualatin Death Cafe

Posted by jwickman on Feb. 25, 2020, 2:40 p.m.



With Tualatin Public Library

May 19, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


Death and dying aren’t often talked about, but they touch us all.

Join us for a coffee, cake and conversation as we explore these themes in a relaxed and ...



Death Cafe: Tualatin Death Cafe

Posted by jwickman on Feb. 25, 2020, 2:38 p.m.



With Tualatin Public Library

April 21, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


Death and dying aren’t often talked about, but they touch us all.

Join us for a coffee, cake and conversation as we explore these themes in a relaxed and ...



Death Cafe: Tualatin Death Cafe

Posted by jwickman on Feb. 25, 2020, 2:30 p.m.



With Tualatin Public Library

March 24, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free


Death and dying aren’t often talked about, but they touch us all.

Join us for a coffee, cake and conversation as we explore these themes in a relaxed and ...



Death Cafe: Oregon Death Cafe

Posted by mjcc20 on Feb. 25, 2020, 12:21 p.m.


With Mittleman Jewish Community Center

May 17, 2020, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Nelson, New Zealand

Posted by Kristinerose on Feb. 25, 2020, 12:16 p.m.



With Kristine Rose and Barbara Greene

March 7, 2020, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (nz)

Accepts donations


There wil be no set agenda, but the time will be structured to allow for everyone to have a voice.



Death Cafe: Selsdon Death Cafe

Posted by ppreston57 on Feb. 25, 2020, 6:26 a.m.



With Creating Conversations in Croydon

May 18, 2020, 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


Join us for free tea or coffee, cake and a relaxed and friendly conversation about death, dying and bereavement.



Death Cafe: Nyack Death Cafe

Posted by Bonnie Timm on Feb. 24, 2020, 8:50 p.m.



With Bonnie Timm

March 1, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (est)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: SW Washington Death Cafe

Posted by MeaganHope on Feb. 24, 2020, 7:07 p.m.



With Meagan Hope

April 19, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Pacific )

Accepts donations


Thank you to Community Home Health & Hospice for their continued support and hosting the event space, coffee, tea, and water.

 

Please bring an item for our potluck style dessert and ...