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 10710 Death Cafes.

Listings

To date we've held 10710 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 70 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: Lafayette Virtual Death Cafe

Posted by Suemackey on April 5, 2020, 4 p.m.



With Lafayette Public Library & Out of the Box End-of-Life Planning

April 8, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m. (mountain)

Accepts donations


Going Virtual!

The Lafayette Public Library has been  hosting Death Cafes since June 2015 as a way of bringing adult patrons together to have authentic conversation about the one thing ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Ely UK

Posted by ElyDeathCafe on April 5, 2020, 1:32 p.m.



With Zarine Jacob

April 19, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (UK (BST))

Free


At a Death Cafe people come together in a relaxed setting to openly talk about death. You set the agenda. All very welcome. Open to public & professionals. If you attend ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Ely UK

Posted by ElyDeathCafe on April 5, 2020, 1:29 p.m.


With Zarine Jacob

April 19, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (UK (BST))

Free


At a Death Cafe people come together in a relaxed setting to openly talk about death. You set the agenda. All very welcome. Open to public & professionals. If you attend ...



Death Cafe: Death Cafe Virtual / Chile

Posted by Jorge Browne on April 3, 2020, 1:54 p.m.



With Proyecto MOKITA

April 7, 2020, 8.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. (-3)

Free



Death Cafe: Durham US Death Cafe (Virtual)

Posted by Hearth Studio on April 1, 2020, 2:39 p.m.



With Hearth Studio

April 9, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations



Death Cafe: [Zoom] Death Cafe en Orba, Alicante (ESPAÑOL)

Posted by Immasu on April 1, 2020, 5:51 a.m.



With Imma Subirana

April 7, 2020, 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m. (CET)

Free


Death Café en ESPAÑOL. 

Online vía ZOOM.

El enlace de conexión se facilitará al registrarse al 648 83 21 08 (llamada o whatsapp)



Death Cafe: Bangor/Brewer's Online Death Cafe

Posted by Bangor's Death Cafe on March 30, 2020, 10:30 a.m.


With Susan Richardson

April 12, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (EST)

Free


We are trying the Zoom connection due to the mandate for social distancing.  Our time is limited to 40 minutes, so we will see how it goes.  Please send me ...



Death Cafe: ONLINE Albuquerque Death Cafe

Posted by Gail Rubin, CT on March 29, 2020, 5:26 p.m.



With Gail Rubin, CT, The Doyenne of Death®

April 19, 2020, 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Accepts donations


To join in this conversation through Zoom, click on this link: https://zoom.us/j/7018185299

If you have the Zoom app, you can join using this Meeting ID: 701 ...



Death Cafe: DC Virtual Death Cafe

Posted by Nicole Heidbreder on March 29, 2020, 12:14 p.m.



With Nicole Heidbreder

April 13, 2020, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (EST)

Accepts donations


This Death Café will take place Virtually!!!

 

https://zoom.us/j/361359728

 

 It will provide an opportunity for individuals of any background, religion, culture or belief to meet together in ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Christchurch, New Zealand

Posted by MelanieTheCreatrix on March 29, 2020, 2:07 a.m.



With Melanie Mayell

April 29, 2020, 12.00 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. (New Zealand)

Free


Becoming more comfortable talking about ageing, dying, funerals and death helps us value life more.

I am exploring ways to bring more openness, soulfulness and creativity into the death conversation ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Christchurch, New Zealand

Posted by MelanieTheCreatrix on March 29, 2020, 2:03 a.m.



With Melanie Mayell

April 9, 2020, 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. (New Zealand)

Free


Becoming more comfortable talking about ageing, dying, funerals and death helps us value life more.

I am exploring ways to bring more openness, soulfulness and creativity into the death conversation ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Oak Park Death Cafe

Posted by kweimann on March 28, 2020, 5:56 p.m.



With Katie Tyrrell Weimann

April 11, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (central standard time)

Free


Virtual Event Link:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/168386444



New Blog post: Death Cafe and Covid-19

Posted by Jools Barsky on March 24, 2020, 7:54 p.m. 4 comments


Hello to all our Death Cafe hosts, both new and those who have been with us for a long time. 

We have never in our lifetimes had to contend with such unprecedented changes to our lifestyle, and threats to our health and wellbeing. 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 ...



Death Cafe: Virtual Death Cafe Sendai

Posted by Death Cafe Sendai on March 23, 2020, 8:10 p.m.



With Masatoshi Shoji

April 11, 2020, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)

Accepts donations


Due to COVID19, I've decided to have a virtual death cafe to talk about death in a casual setting via ZOOM.



With Jacqueline Conradie-Faul

April 28, 2020, 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. (GMT)

Free


This session is specifically for students and staff at the University of Bristol and will be run on https://zoom.us/ . We are also limiting admittance to this call to ...