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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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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Talking about death

A Death Cafe is an agenda free discussion about death. So far we've held 18593 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 18593 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 90 countries.

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Support Death Cafe

Running Death Cafe is great fun but does take time and resources. If you value this work please support us on Patreon.

Support us

Recent posts

Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:59 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

Dec. 22, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:59 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

Nov. 24, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:58 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

Oct. 27, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:57 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

Sept. 22, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:57 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

Aug. 25, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: The East-West (virtual) Death Cafe PDT

Posted by Katrina Leathers on July 8, 2024, 5:56 a.m.



With Hosted by Lisa in California and Katrina in Maine

July 28, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (PST)

Free


Lisa and Katrina, two interfaith spiritual counselors and colleagues at The Chaplaincy Institute, invite you to an online gathering for open conversation about death. Bring whatever you may think, feel ...



Death Cafe: Columbus OH Death Cafe

Posted by Nikkithedeathdoula on July 7, 2024, 3:04 p.m.



With Nikki Smith

Aug. 4, 2024, 1.30 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


Join us for an informal gathering to discuss all things death-related at the May Death Cafe! It's happening in person at CoHatch Worthington - The Library 752 High St. Worthington ...



Death Cafe: Let's Talk Death Cafe Shell Lake, WI

Posted by Maureen Skuban on July 7, 2024, 1:01 p.m.



With Maureen Skuban

Oct. 17, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (CDT)

Free



Death Cafe: Let's Talk Death Cafe Shell Lake, WI

Posted by Maureen Skuban on July 7, 2024, 1 p.m.



With Maureen Skuban

Sept. 19, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (CDT)

Free



Death Cafe: Let's Talk Death Cafe Shell Lake, WI

Posted by Maureen Skuban on July 7, 2024, 12:58 p.m.



With Maureen Skuban

Aug. 15, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (CDT)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Santa Fe NM

Posted by Nuloci on July 7, 2024, 12:13 p.m.



With Kema Grace

Aug. 13, 2024, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free


Our weekly open and judgement-free gathering to enjoy coffee and cake together while talking about death. Everyone is invited and welcome and encouraged to come as you are. In person ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Santa Fe NM

Posted by Nuloci on July 7, 2024, 12:13 p.m.



With Kema Grace

Aug. 6, 2024, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free


Our weekly open and judgement-free gathering to enjoy coffee and cake together while talking about death. Everyone is invited and welcome and encouraged to come as you are. In person ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Santa Fe NM

Posted by Nuloci on July 7, 2024, 12:13 p.m.



With Kema Grace

July 30, 2024, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free


Our weekly open and judgement-free gathering to enjoy coffee and cake together while talking about death. Everyone is invited and welcome and encouraged to come as you are. In person ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe, Santa Fe NM

Posted by Nuloci on July 7, 2024, 12:12 p.m.



With Kema Grace

July 23, 2024, 12.00 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (MDT)

Free


Our weekly open and judgement-free gathering to enjoy coffee and cake together while talking about death. Everyone is invited and welcome and encouraged to come as you are. In person ...



Death Cafe: Manly NSW Death Cafe

Posted by mknight on July 7, 2024, 12:35 a.m.



With Michele Knight

July 20, 2024, 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (GMT - Sydney, Australia)

Accepts donations


I ran my first Death Cafe in Sydney, Australia in September 2014 and since then have done so on a regular basis.  Since childhood, I have experienced diverse spiritual and ...