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 15102 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 15102 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: Tacoma Death Cafe

Posted by Amanda on Dec. 2, 2022, 10:01 p.m.



With Amanda and Cassie

Dec. 8, 2022, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe @ Squid Row

Posted by sierrajoyjoy on Dec. 2, 2022, 5:55 p.m.



With Sierra Joy

Dec. 6, 2022, 7.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. (Pacific)

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Cyprus

Posted by Elena Kazuk on Dec. 2, 2022, 7:17 a.m.



With Elena Kazuk

Dec. 14, 2022, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. ( (GMT+2) )

Accepts donations


 

I`m an existential psychologist and interested in the themes of life and death. I`ve got a personal experience of how an open and honest view of death emphasizes ...



Death Cafe: Victoria BC Death Cafe

Posted by karengilda on Dec. 1, 2022, 10:36 p.m.



With Karen Mittet

Jan. 25, 2023, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


 

Karen Mittet (islandnarrativetherapy.com) has a Masters in Narrative Therapy and Community work and is a Narrative Therapy Counsellor.  She has Death and Grief certifications with the Center for Loss ...



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

Posted by SianStorey on Dec. 1, 2022, 11:12 a.m.



With Sian Storey

Dec. 29, 2022, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 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: Maidstone Online Death Cafe UTC/GMT

Posted by Tim Price on Dec. 1, 2022, 10:17 a.m.



With Tim Price

Dec. 27, 2022, 7.30 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


Bringing Death out of the bag, for everyone to recognise and welcome as a blessing in life, not a disaster.

We are looking for suitable spaces to hold face to ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST of the San Francisco Bay Area

Posted by rhyenahalpern on Dec. 1, 2022, 12:54 a.m.



With Rhyena Halpern

Jan. 10, 2023, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (PT)

Free


This Death Cafe is sponsored by the Elizsbeth Kubler Ross Foundation. Dr Kubler Ross launched the hospice movement in the USA. She was passionate about deep listening, loving connections with ...


Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST of San Francisco Bay Area

Posted by rhyenahalpern on Dec. 1, 2022, 12:47 a.m.



With Rhyena Halpern

Dec. 27, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (PT)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe is sponsored by the Elizsbeth Kubler Ross Foundation. Dr Kubler Ross launched the hospice movement in the USA. She was passionate about deep listening, loving connections with ...



Death Cafe: Online Death Cafe PST of San Francisco Bay Area

Posted by rhyenahalpern on Dec. 1, 2022, 12:31 a.m.



With Rhyena Halpern

Dec. 13, 2022, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (PT)

Free


The Elizabeth Kubler Ross Foundation sponsors this Death Cafe. Dr. Kubler Ross launched the hospice movement in the United States, and focused on deep listening, support and love, as reflected ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Visalia

Posted by David morin on Nov. 30, 2022, 8:22 p.m.



With David and Carrie

Dec. 28, 2022, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


Carrie and David are big fans of expression. They both write and process life in their own ways, but they both have a respect and appreciation for how poetry is ...



Death Cafe: Fingerlakes Death Cafe

Posted by egllc on Nov. 30, 2022, 3:38 p.m.



With Valerie Armand and Crystal Pilat

Dec. 14, 2022, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Eastern )

Free


Although both facilitators have clinical backgrounds, they come to Death Cafe as people, not professionals.  There is no agenda other than letting discussions about "life, death and everything in between ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Viva Verde

Posted by COMPASSIO Association on Nov. 30, 2022, 9:50 a.m.



With Compassio Association

Dec. 9, 2022, 9.00 p.m. - 10.30 p.m. (Portugal Continental)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: Ypsilanti Death Cafe

Posted by AcaciaEndOfLife on Nov. 30, 2022, 9:49 a.m.



With The Gallery at Stone and Spoon / Hanna of Acacia End of Life Services

Jan. 31, 2023, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


This group is an in person roundtable gathering. Folks from all ages and walks of life gather to talk about all things death related. Our goal is to help get ...



Death Cafe: North London Hospice Death Cafe

Posted by northlondonhospice on Nov. 30, 2022, 8:55 a.m.



With Adriana Sutters

July 6, 2023, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free



Death Cafe: North London Hospice Death Cafe

Posted by northlondonhospice on Nov. 30, 2022, 8:52 a.m.



With Adriana Sutter

April 6, 2023, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Free