What we're about

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. Everyone is welcome. To date we've held 8643 Death Cafes around the world. These never involve agendas, advertising or set conclusions. Interesting conversations are guaranteed!

Upcoming events (5+)

Annapolis Death Cafe

269 Hillsmere Dr

Hi everyone! Join us for some lively discussion at the upcoming Annapolis Death Cafe. My intention is to create a "safe space" to openly discuss death and dying, ask questions, learn from each other, and hopefully, feel more comfortable about the inevitable. Like many in this field, I believe embracing both life and death allows us the perspective to truly live the rest of our lives to the fullest...be present...treasure each moment we have on this earth. It will be held in the Community Room (on the right as you enter the library) at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 (410)[masked] Snacks will be provided. There is no agenda or speaker. Everyone is invited to contribute their thoughts, ideas, experiences, etc. You don't need to bring anything. You may want to leave the kiddies at home since this will be an "adult conversation." A little background from the www.deathcafe.com website: "Death Cafes have spread quickly across Europe, North America and Australasia. As of today, we have offered 8754 Death Cafes in 65 countries since September 2011. If 10 people came to each one that would be 87540 participants. We've established both that there are people who are keen to talk about death and that many are passionate enough to organise their own Death Cafe. The Death Cafe model was developed by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid, based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz. Death Cafe has no staff. It was run on a voluntary basis by Jon Underwood in Hackney, East London until June 2017. Jon died suddenly on 27 June 2017 and Death Cafe is now run by Susan Barsky Reid, Jon’s mother and his sister Jools Barsky. Also, Lizzy Miles who ran the first Death Cafe in the U.S. and Megan Mooney who runs the Death Cafe Facebook page have played a significant role in Death Cafe's development."

Annapolis Death Cafe

269 Hillsmere Dr

Hi everyone! Join us for some lively discussion at the upcoming Annapolis Death Cafe. My intention is to create a "safe space" to openly discuss death and dying, ask questions, learn from each other, and hopefully, feel more comfortable about the inevitable. Like many in this field, I believe embracing both life and death allows us the perspective to truly live the rest of our lives to the fullest...be present...treasure each moment we have on this earth. It will be held in the Community Room (on the right as you enter the library) at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 (410)[masked] Snacks will be provided. There is no agenda or speaker. Everyone is invited to contribute their thoughts, ideas, experiences, etc. You don't need to bring anything. You may want to leave the kiddies at home since this will be an "adult conversation." A little background from the www.deathcafe.com website: "Death Cafes have spread quickly across Europe, North America and Australasia. As of today, we have offered 8754 Death Cafes in 65 countries since September 2011. If 10 people came to each one that would be 87540 participants. We've established both that there are people who are keen to talk about death and that many are passionate enough to organise their own Death Cafe. The Death Cafe model was developed by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid, based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz. Death Cafe has no staff. It was run on a voluntary basis by Jon Underwood in Hackney, East London until June 2017. Jon died suddenly on 27 June 2017 and Death Cafe is now run by Susan Barsky Reid, Jon’s mother and his sister Jools Barsky. Also, Lizzy Miles who ran the first Death Cafe in the U.S. and Megan Mooney who runs the Death Cafe Facebook page have played a significant role in Death Cafe's development."

Annapolis Death Cafe

269 Hillsmere Dr

Hi everyone! Join us for some lively discussion at the upcoming Annapolis Death Cafe. My intention is to create a "safe space" to openly discuss death and dying, ask questions, learn from each other, and hopefully, feel more comfortable about the inevitable. Like many in this field, I believe embracing both life and death allows us the perspective to truly live the rest of our lives to the fullest...be present...treasure each moment we have on this earth. It will be held in the Community Room (on the right as you enter the library) at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 (410)[masked] Snacks will be provided. There is no agenda or speaker. Everyone is invited to contribute their thoughts, ideas, experiences, etc. You don't need to bring anything. You may want to leave the kiddies at home since this will be an "adult conversation." A little background from the www.deathcafe.com website: "Death Cafes have spread quickly across Europe, North America and Australasia. As of today, we have offered 8754 Death Cafes in 65 countries since September 2011. If 10 people came to each one that would be 87540 participants. We've established both that there are people who are keen to talk about death and that many are passionate enough to organise their own Death Cafe. The Death Cafe model was developed by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid, based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz. Death Cafe has no staff. It was run on a voluntary basis by Jon Underwood in Hackney, East London until June 2017. Jon died suddenly on 27 June 2017 and Death Cafe is now run by Susan Barsky Reid, Jon’s mother and his sister Jools Barsky. Also, Lizzy Miles who ran the first Death Cafe in the U.S. and Megan Mooney who runs the Death Cafe Facebook page have played a significant role in Death Cafe's development."

Annapolis Death Cafe

269 Hillsmere Dr

Hi everyone! Join us for some lively discussion at the upcoming Annapolis Death Cafe. My intention is to create a "safe space" to openly discuss death and dying, ask questions, learn from each other, and hopefully, feel more comfortable about the inevitable. Like many in this field, I believe embracing both life and death allows us the perspective to truly live the rest of our lives to the fullest...be present...treasure each moment we have on this earth. It will be held in the Community Room (on the right as you enter the library) at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 (410)[masked] Snacks will be provided. There is no agenda or speaker. Everyone is invited to contribute their thoughts, ideas, experiences, etc. You don't need to bring anything. You may want to leave the kiddies at home since this will be an "adult conversation." A little background from the www.deathcafe.com website: "Death Cafes have spread quickly across Europe, North America and Australasia. As of today, we have offered 8754 Death Cafes in 65 countries since September 2011. If 10 people came to each one that would be 87540 participants. We've established both that there are people who are keen to talk about death and that many are passionate enough to organise their own Death Cafe. The Death Cafe model was developed by Jon Underwood and Sue Barsky Reid, based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz. Death Cafe has no staff. It was run on a voluntary basis by Jon Underwood in Hackney, East London until June 2017. Jon died suddenly on 27 June 2017 and Death Cafe is now run by Susan Barsky Reid, Jon’s mother and his sister Jools Barsky. Also, Lizzy Miles who ran the first Death Cafe in the U.S. and Megan Mooney who runs the Death Cafe Facebook page have played a significant role in Death Cafe's development."

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Annapolis Death Cafe

269 Hillsmere Dr

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