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 17630 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 17630 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.

Support us

Recent posts

Death Cafe: LYH Death Cafe

Posted by madamecoyote on Feb. 13, 2024, 5:09 p.m.


With Jenn Rhubright & Dacotah Honovi

Feb. 26, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Northeast Ohio Death Cafe

Posted by Kaila Wilson on Feb. 13, 2024, 2:29 p.m.



With Kaila Wilson

April 4, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (EST)

Free


Please join your fellow mortals at the Nordonia Hills Branch Library for an open and compassionate group discussion about the end of life. Coffee, tea, and desserts will be provided ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe of Addison County, VT

Posted by Palliative Support Services on Feb. 13, 2024, 1:30 p.m.



With Palliative Support Services

March 12, 2024, 9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Blackpool Online Death Cafe GMT

Posted by Rowan Armstrong on Feb. 13, 2024, 4:25 a.m.



With Rowan Armstrong

March 14, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (London)

Accepts donations


Helping to normalise talking about death, in all of its aspects from the journey to end of life, the planning of funerals to celebrating life.

 

Birth is a miracle and ...



Death Cafe: South Bend Death Cafe

Posted by Marie on Feb. 12, 2024, 1:43 p.m.



With Marie Ferraro

March 21, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Est)

Accepts donations


i talked with Joyce Hug the leader of Sacred Waters and she agreed we need a Death Cafe in South Bend and she offered use of the space.  

 

We will ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Toronto

Posted by lindafhochstetler@gmail.com on Feb. 12, 2024, 11:30 a.m.


With Linda Hochstetler

April 18, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (ET)

Accepts donations


This is an opportunity to discuss any aspect of death and dying that is of interest to you. We will be sitting in small groups at the tables and will ...



Death Cafe: Burke VA Death Cafe

Posted by Hannah Risley on Feb. 11, 2024, 1:13 p.m.


With Hannah Risley

Aug. 3, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


 

Death Café

Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all manner death and dying. At ...



Death Cafe: Burke VA Death Cafe

Posted by Hannah Risley on Feb. 11, 2024, 1:10 p.m.


With Hannah Risley

July 6, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


 

Death Café

Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all manner death and dying. At ...



Death Cafe: Burke VA Death Cafe

Posted by Hannah Risley on Feb. 11, 2024, 1:08 p.m.


With Hannah Risley

June 1, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


 

Death Café

Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all manner death and dying. At ...



Death Cafe: Burke VA Death Cafe

Posted by Hannah Risley on Feb. 11, 2024, 1:07 p.m.


With Hannah Risley

May 4, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern)

Free


 

Death Café

Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all manner death and dying. At ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Bogotá

Posted by Ivonne Tashko on Feb. 11, 2024, 11:14 a.m.



With Ivonne Tashko

March 2, 2024, 4.00 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. (Bogotá)

Free


Hablemos de la muerte mientras nos tomamos un café.

En un Death Café nos reunimos entre iguales para tomar café o té, comer pastel y hablar sobre la muerte. Nadie ...



Death Cafe: Manly NSW Death Cafe

Posted by mknight on Feb. 11, 2024, 1:15 a.m.


With Michele Knight

March 16, 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 on a regular basis, until the pandemic hit.  I'm thrilled to be finally in ...



Death Cafe: Niagara Falls Public Library Death Cafe

Posted by maddo68 on Feb. 10, 2024, 4:39 p.m.



With Madeleine Domingue

March 10, 2024, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


A directed discussion of death, dying and all things surrounding those events with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group not a grief support or counselling session ...



Death Cafe: Ballydehob Death Cafe

Posted by TessaGibson on Feb. 10, 2024, 1:07 p.m.



With Tessa Gibson

Feb. 24, 2024, 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (GMT)

Accepts donations


It is not death or pain that is a fearful thing,

but the fear of death and pain.

Epictetus



Death Cafe: Fénix Death Cafe

Posted by Lizamedrano on Feb. 9, 2024, 7:43 p.m.



With Liza Medrano

March 12, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (Zona Centro UTC-6)

Accepts donations