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 14700 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 14700 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 82 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: Swan Valley Death Cafe

Posted by ErinGriffin on Sept. 10, 2022, 9:45 p.m.



With Erin Griffin

Oct. 8, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (AWST)

Free


::: Death cafes are a space :::
✨ To honour the death of a loved one
(person pet place) ✨
✨ Contemplate death
to remember the GIFT OF LIFE ✨
✨ Grieve in community ✨
✨Talk about the ...


Death Cafe: Secular Hub Denver Death Cafe

Posted by Heili Lehr on Sept. 9, 2022, 2:55 p.m.



With Heili (one half of the death duo)

Oct. 29, 2022, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (Mountain)

Accepts donations


Join us (in-person only, this is not an online event) for the Secular Hub Death Café where we gather to eat cake, drink tea and have a death positive informal ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Seattle - North King County ONLINE

Posted by Loren Peters on Sept. 9, 2022, 12:28 p.m.



With Loren Peters

Oct. 3, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


All are welcome.  Please join and add your voice to our ongoing conversation about dying, death and life.

Our next gathering on Oct 3rd will mark the beginning of our ...



Death Cafe: Coffins and cupcakes Online Death Cafe EDT

Posted by Blackdeathmidwife on Sept. 8, 2022, 10:26 a.m.


With Star Twaddle

Oct. 22, 2022, 11.45 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. (Eastern )

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Elora

Posted by Modern Deathcare on Sept. 7, 2022, 6:03 p.m.



With Karry Sawatsky and Katie Kay

Sept. 29, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Welcome! We're looking forward to meeting you at our Elora Death Cafe! We'll be starting at 7pm and ending promptly at 8:30pm. 

There is limited space so ...



Death Cafe: Orange County Online Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Orange County Death Cafe on Sept. 7, 2022, 9:36 a.m.



With Linda Barnard & Mits Tomita

Oct. 4, 2022, 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.  Please log on to zoom a bit early so we can start on time.

Please ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe - LGBTQIA+ CDT

Posted by Allison Mitch on Sept. 7, 2022, 9:28 a.m.



With Allison Mitch

Oct. 26, 2022, 12.00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. (Central (Chicago))

Accepts donations


Join us for a virtual Death Cafe that is specifically for queer-identified folk.

 

We will introduce the idea of a Death Café and explore ideas/beliefs around death, open to ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe - Naperville CDT

Posted by Allison Mitch on Sept. 7, 2022, 7:14 a.m.



With Allison Mitch

Oct. 5, 2022, 12.00 p.m. - 1.00 p.m. (Central (Chicago))

Accepts donations


Join us for a virtual Death Cafe. 

 

We will introduce the idea of a Death Café and explore ideas/beliefs around death, open to new/all perspectives.  There is no ...



Death Cafe: Minchinhampton Death Cafe

Posted by RichardH on Sept. 7, 2022, 7:01 a.m.



With Richard Holmes

Oct. 12, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.45 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


A regular bi-monthly event in Minchinhampton where people can come together in a safe and comfortable environment and share their views and experiences around death. 

All views respected. Share as ...



Death Cafe: Essen Death Cafe

Posted by Junge Trauer Essen on Sept. 7, 2022, 5:55 a.m.



With Junge Trauer Essen

Nov. 5, 2022, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Europe/​Berlin UTC +2)

Free


Death Cafe Essen is a project under the umbrella of Junge Trauer Essen. We as the participators of Junge Trauer Essen want to bring our experiences into a open discussion ...



Death Cafe: Seasons Online Death Cafe CST with Cori and Kate

Posted by Kate@KateCavett.com on Sept. 6, 2022, 8:32 p.m.



With Kate Cavett & Cori Levin

Dec. 6, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.15 p.m. (Central Daylight Standard )

Free


We’ll discuss how death is showing up in each of our lives,Our cafe is not a place for coaching or advice but simply to listen and share. Cori ...



Death Cafe: Seasons Online Death Cafe CST with Cori and Kate

Posted by Kate@KateCavett.com on Sept. 6, 2022, 8:30 p.m.



With Kate Cavett & Cori Levin

Nov. 1, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.15 p.m. (Central Daylight Standard )

Free


We’ll discuss how death is showing up in each of our lives,Our cafe is not a place for coaching or advice but simply to listen and share. Cori ...



Death Cafe: Seasons Online Death Cafe CDT with Cori and Kate

Posted by Kate@KateCavett.com on Sept. 6, 2022, 8:27 p.m.



With Kate Cavett & Cori Levin

Oct. 11, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 8.15 p.m. (Central Daylight Standard )

Free


We’ll discuss how death is showing up in each of our lives,Our cafe is not a place for coaching or advice but simply to listen and share. Cori ...



Death Cafe: Las Vegas Death Cafe (online) PDT

Posted by Chris Ruggiero on Sept. 6, 2022, 10:47 a.m.


With Chris Ruggiero

Nov. 26, 2022, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free



Death Cafe: Las Vegas Death Cafe (online) PDT

Posted by Chris Ruggiero on Sept. 6, 2022, 10:45 a.m.



With Chris Ruggiero

Oct. 29, 2022, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free