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 17676 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 17676 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 89 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.

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Recent posts

Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bristol

Posted by MaryTutaev on March 1, 2024, 4:18 a.m.



With Mary

March 3, 2024, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (G.M.T)

Accepts donations


More then ever we need to ease isolation, fear and loneliness that can surround exploring and experiencing a natural part of life...death.

we are a friendly group of people ...



Death Cafe: North East London Death Cafe

Posted by Creating Conversations CIC on March 1, 2024, 2:45 a.m.



With Creating Conversations CIC

May 11, 2024, 2.45 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (BST)

Accepts donations


Join us at East of Eden in Walthamstow to talk openly about death and dying in a safe and confidential space.

 

Please note that refreshments are not provided and we ...



Death Cafe: Leadville, CO Death Cafe

Posted by edetienne on Feb. 29, 2024, 12:55 p.m.



With Sarah Roberts & Elizabeth Fine

April 23, 2024, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (Mountain )

Free



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Santa Barbara

Posted by lholzman on Feb. 28, 2024, 6:59 p.m.



With Lynn Holzman

March 13, 2024, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations



Hello Friends!
You're invited to Death Cafe Santa Barbara (in conjunction with The Center for Successful Aging) with Liz Bauer, Lynn Holzman, and Peggy Levine
Date: Wednesday, March 13 ...


Death Cafe: Central Coast CA Death Cafe

Posted by nhuebler on Feb. 28, 2024, 4:08 p.m.



With Nikki Huebler

March 15, 2024, 4.00 p.m. - 5.15 p.m. (PDT)

Free



Death Cafe: NCCSD In-Person Death Cafe

Posted by Mel McClave on Feb. 28, 2024, 1:26 p.m.



With Mel McClave

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

Accepts donations


Do you have an interest in the subject of dying and death? Are you looking for a safe place to share your thoughts, ask questions, and hear what others say ...



Death Cafe: San Diego Virtual Death Cafe

Posted by Mel McClave on Feb. 28, 2024, 12:18 p.m.



With Mel McClave PDT

March 27, 2024, 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (PST)

Accepts donations


This Death Cafe aims to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives.” We use this time to discuss dying and ...



Death Cafe: OC Death Cafe

Posted by Mel McClave on Feb. 28, 2024, 12:14 p.m.



With Mel McClave

March 5, 2024, 4.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (PST)

Free


This Death Cafe aims to “increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their finite lives.” We use this time to discuss dying and ...



Death Cafe: In Person Death Cafe Buffalo, NY

Posted by Jessica Heintz on Feb. 28, 2024, 8:25 a.m.



With Jessica Heintz

March 14, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (ET)

Free


Join me for a lively conversation about death and dying!

What to expect:

-circle conversation group.

-no agenda, no goals. Only sharing views.

-safe space free of judgment.

Note: this ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe at Anythink Wright Farms

Posted by mmiller on Feb. 27, 2024, 7:44 p.m.



With Mandi Miller

March 30, 2024, 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (Mountain)

Free


This will be a group-led discussion so please come with anything you are curious about in regards to death and dying. I welcome you to be vulnerable and genuine. I ...



Death Cafe: Summit County Death Cafe

Posted by prlydia on Feb. 27, 2024, 4:32 p.m.



With Lydia Wittman and Kelly Sheehan

March 6, 2024, 4.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (MST)

Accepts donations


We thank St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church for hosting this event.   This is a safe space open for people of all belief systems to share their thoughts and feelings ...



Death Cafe: Randers Death Cafe in the Opera

Posted by Birgitte Sørensen on Feb. 27, 2024, 3:50 p.m.



With Birgitte Sørensen

March 12, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. (London)

Free


Quoted from Mark Twain:

'The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.'

 

 The 3rd Death Cafe ...



Death Cafe: DeLand Death Cafe

Posted by greengela on Feb. 27, 2024, 2:27 p.m.



With Angela Stokes

March 21, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


Let's gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death; the one inevitability!
DeathCafe.com started in England in 2011 and gatherings have been held in over 85 countries ...


Death Cafe: Davenport IA Death Cafe

Posted by Stephanie Spraggon on Feb. 27, 2024, 2:21 p.m.


With Davenport Public Library

Aug. 21, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (central)

Free


Join us the following Wednesdays, June 26th, July 17th, and August 21st, from 5:30-7:30p at the Davenport Eastern Avenue Branch for a Death Cafe. At a Death Cafe ...



Death Cafe: Davenport IA Death Cafe

Posted by Stephanie Spraggon on Feb. 27, 2024, 2:19 p.m.


With Davenport Public Library

July 17, 2024, 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (central)

Free


Join us the following Wednesdays, June 26th, July 17th, and August 21st, from 5:30-7:30p at the Davenport Eastern Avenue Branch for a Death Cafe. At a Death Cafe ...