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 8255 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 8255 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: Vienna VA Death Cafe

Posted by jheuler on April 15, 2019, 10:22 a.m.



With Jane Euler

May 29, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (EDT)

Free


Come to a safe space and talk about death and dying.  Eat cake and drink tea too.  All are welcome!



Death Cafe: Bali Death Cafe 3.0

Posted by Helen Joanna on April 15, 2019, 8:27 a.m.



With Helen Guyton

April 26, 2019, 12.30 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. (Central Indonesian Time)

Free


As this is now my third consecutive Death Cafe, I am really excited to see what comes up this time! I have always been fascinated by the topic of death ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on April 14, 2019, 9:43 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Dec. 12, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes around the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe - encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on April 14, 2019, 9:26 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Oct. 10, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes around the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe - encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on April 14, 2019, 9:16 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

Aug. 8, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia)

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes around the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe - encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: South-East Brisbane Death Cafe

Posted by Jacqui on April 14, 2019, 8:58 p.m.



With Jacqui Williams

June 13, 2019, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Brisbane, Australia )

Free


Inspired by attending other Death Cafes across the world, Jacqui is passionate about hosting and facilitating the South-East Brisbane Death Cafe, encouraging open and relaxed conversations about death and dying ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Guadalajara - Junio 2019

Posted by Claudia Cancino on April 14, 2019, 2:53 p.m.



With Ermitaño Mx

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

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Guadalajara - Mayo 2019

Posted by Claudia Cancino on April 14, 2019, 2:48 p.m.



With Ermitaño Mx

May 8, 2019, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (CST)

Free



Death Cafe: Queens Hospital Death Cafe Romford

Posted by Gemma Norburn on April 14, 2019, 8:40 a.m.



With MortuaryGem

May 16, 2019, 12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. (BST)

Free


This Death Cafe is part of the Dying Matters Week events which are happening across BHRUT (Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS University Trust). 



Death Cafe: King George Hospital Death Cafe Ilford

Posted by Gemma Norburn on April 14, 2019, 8:37 a.m.



With MortuaryGem

May 13, 2019, 12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. (BST)

Free


This Death Cafe is part of the Dying Matters Week events which are happening across BHRUT (Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS University Trust). 



Death Cafe: Visalia Death Cafe

Posted by l_burkart@yahoo.com on April 13, 2019, 10:54 p.m.


With Laurie Kathleen

May 18, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Visalia Death Cafe

Posted by l_burkart@yahoo.com on April 13, 2019, 8:24 p.m.



With Laurie Kathleen

May 18, 2019, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Please join us at The Center for Spiritual Living, 117 S Locust St, Visalia, California 93291

Please use the back door off the parking garage.



Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Reno

Posted by Death Cafe Reno on April 13, 2019, 12:38 p.m.



With Rhaine Della Bosca

April 23, 2019, 5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Accepts donations


I am running the Death Cafe in Reno as a community service. I am passionate about the Death Cafe values and philosophy of openly talking about death which then enriches ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Hillsborough

Posted by Neidra on April 12, 2019, 11:50 p.m.



With Neidra L. Clark

May 8, 2019, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Eastern USA)

Free


Yes indeed! A new location has been secured and, having had a DC-H there on April 10, we really like it! For those who may be unaware, the restaurant we ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at Beaverton City Library

Posted by bgilbert on April 12, 2019, 5:56 p.m.



With Beaverton City Library

July 18, 2019, 1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (PT)

Free