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 18642 Death Cafes.

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To date we've held 18642 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: Southwark Death Cafe

Posted by BlackfriarsSettlement on July 12, 2024, 8:53 a.m.



With Blackfriars Settlement

Aug. 22, 2024, 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (UK)

Free


This Pop up Death Cafe takes place in Blackfriars Settlement, which has been supporting the local community in Southwark since 1887.

As part of a global movement our Death Cafe ...



Death Cafe: August Virtual Death Cafe PDT

Posted by janemiller18 on July 11, 2024, 9:30 p.m.



With Jane Miller

Aug. 5, 2024, 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (PDT)

Free


August Virtual Death Cafe is a space to gather with a group of friendly, earnest people to talk about death and dying. It's a beautiful opportunity to explore your ...



Death Cafe: Mill Valley, CA Death Cafe

Posted by ChristineComaford on July 11, 2024, 1:01 p.m.



With Christine Comaford

July 25, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (Pacific)

Accepts donations


Local Marin County, CA End-of-Life Doula Christine Comaford is offering a Death Cafe on the 4th Thurs of each month through 2024.

It is a gently monderated, non-denominational gathering for ...



Death Cafe: Kansas City Death Cafe

Posted by haleylips on July 11, 2024, 8:56 a.m.



With Haley Lips

Aug. 14, 2024, 7.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CDT)

Free


Plaza Library's Death Cafe happens the 2nd Wednesday of every month! 



Death Cafe: Mansfield VIC Death Cafe

Posted by JulesRosehaven on July 10, 2024, 8:45 p.m.



With Jules Logan

Aug. 8, 2024, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (AEST)

Free


A part of Rosehaven’s mission is to improve our community’s death literacy through information and education. We aim to offer various opportunities to normalise conversations about death and ...



Death Cafe: Paw Paw Death Cafe

Posted by Bodhisattva1 on July 10, 2024, 5:49 p.m.



With Patrice Kaufman

July 30, 2024, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

Free


This Death Cafe will be an open conversation about death. All are welcome to attend. Anything on your mind about death is accepted in this conversation. Questions, comments, stories, hopes ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe - Ybor, Florida

Posted by Rebecca (Betty) Genesis on July 10, 2024, 3:05 p.m.


With Rebecca (Betty) Genesis

Nov. 2, 2024, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


I believe discussing dying and death is a way for people to accept mortality as part of their life experience. I host Death Cafe as a service that brings together ...



Death Cafe: Ypsilanti Death Cafe

Posted by AcaciaEndOfLife on July 10, 2024, 10:30 a.m.



With Bloodroot Herb Shop & Hanna Hasselschwert

Oct. 19, 2024, 11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Ypsilanti Death Cafe

Posted by AcaciaEndOfLife on July 10, 2024, 10:28 a.m.



With Bloodroot Herb Shop & Hanna Hasselschwert

Sept. 21, 2024, 11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Ypsilanti Death Cafe

Posted by AcaciaEndOfLife on July 10, 2024, 10:27 a.m.


With Bloodroot Herb Shop & Hanna Hasselschwert

Sept. 21, 2024, 11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Ypsilanti Death Cafe

Posted by AcaciaEndOfLife on July 10, 2024, 10:26 a.m.



With Bloodroot Herb Shop & Hanna Hasselschwert

Aug. 17, 2024, 11.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (EST)

Free



Death Cafe: Ithaca Death Cafe

Posted by Angela Lucia Mennitto on July 10, 2024, 9:50 a.m.



With Angela Mennitto

Aug. 31, 2024, 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. (E.D.T. in the U.S.)

Accepts donations


Please join us in a relaxed setting to discuss death, drink tea, and eat cake. Death Cafes are gatherings to share thought provoking, engaging and respectful conversations on death. They ...



Death Cafe: Darlington Perth Death Cafe

Posted by Darlington-Death-Cafe on July 10, 2024, 3:18 a.m.



With Karen Gray/ Caroline de la Harpe

July 26, 2024, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. (Western Australian)

Free


Death is part of life -  and this is a safe, non-judgmental space to bring your curiosty, feelings and thoughts about it to the conversation around the table.  

 



Death Cafe: Central Houston’s Monthly Death Cafe - August 2024

Posted by Houston Death Cafe on July 9, 2024, 6:01 p.m.



With Stephanie Wolff

Aug. 3, 2024, 11.00 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. (CST)

Accepts donations


Talking about death won’t kill you, so come along to a Death Café!

 

All are welcome at our monthly discussion circle on death (and life).

 

How to find us ...


Death Cafe: New York Public Library Death Cafe

Posted by Death Cafe at New York Public Library on July 9, 2024, 2:25 p.m.



With New York Public Library ( Marianna and Lauren)

Sept. 21, 2024, 3.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m. (Eastern )

Free


 Rather than depressing or morbid,  talking about death to be a liberating and a life-affirming experience. Rest assured, that you will not be judged, analyzed, categorized, evaluated, or sold a ...