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Unexpected Benefits of Webcasting Funerals

Unexpected Benefits of Webcasting Funerals

Although we have seen webcasting remain popular for a long time, its application to funerals has only recently become commonplace, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, it can feel like unexplored territory, and might be slightly off putting at...

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Deciding On Cremation vs Burial

Deciding On Cremation vs Burial

Difficult decisions can be made harder by a lack of quality information on the arguments relating to whether an individual might prefer burial or cremation. Many people choose to either put the decision off until a later date, leaving their family to choose for them,...

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Writing the Perfect Eulogy

Writing the Perfect Eulogy

During the especially difficult time of dealing with the loss of a loved one, it can be doubly hard to know where to start if you are the chosen person for the writing of the eulogy. This remembrance speech, written with the purpose of paying tribute to your loved...

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Content for Order of Services

Content for Order of Services

When considering the content for order of services, it can be a bit overwhelming, particularly in a time of grief and arranging a funeral, so we've outlined below some ideas to help guide you. The content of an Order of Service is so much more than a list of hymns and...

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The Importance of Discussing your Funeral Wishes

The Importance of Discussing your Funeral Wishes

It's so important to involve your family when discussing your funeral wishes.  Why? Well, although we understand that it's not an easy conversation to have, but it will make your wishes very clear whilst you're still fit and able to communicate them to the people who...

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What to Do if a Relative Dies at Christmas Time

What to Do if a Relative Dies at Christmas Time

The festive period is usually a time for fun, frivolity, family and friends.  This year, for many people, they don’t want to hold back on festive cheer, particularly after the cancellation of Christmas in 2020 due to the Covid-19 restrictions here in the UK at that...

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Pre-paid Funeral Plans

Pre-paid Funeral Plans

Losing a loved one is probably one of the most draining, turbulent and sad emotions we go through in our lives.  It doesn’t really matter whether a loved ones’ death is expected or sudden, the loss can be all encompassing and traumatic. Funeral Directors understand...

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Options for funeral transport

Options for funeral transport

Options for funeral transport Options for funeral transport are endless these days!  Everyone wants to give their loved ones a personal send off - the choice of flowers, the choice of readings, well thought through music and details for the wake.  These personal...

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Talking To a Child About The Death Of a Loved One

Talking To a Child About The Death Of a Loved One

When a loved one passes away, it can be really hard for family and friends to come to terms with that person not being around anymore, but for a child understanding death can be a very confusing concept to grasp in general, let alone if the person who has passed away...

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What To Wear To A Funeral

What To Wear To A Funeral

Knowing how to dress for a funeral can be a difficult task. Sometimes you are not aware of the dress or colour code and can find yourself stuck. Going to a funeral is an emotional experience and you want to be as respectful and comfortable as possible.   Black Dress...

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7 Celebration of Life Memorial Ideas

7 Celebration of Life Memorial Ideas

You may be looking for a lovely way to commemorate your loved one who has passed. Keeping their memory alive is a great way to feel close and may help your grieving process. Celebrations of life act as a reminder of the loved one, celebrating everything that is to do...

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Bringing Your Child to a Funeral

Bringing Your Child to a Funeral

Funerals can be a tough topic to discuss with a young child. It can often be a confusing situation for them and they may not fully understand the concept of a funeral. It can then be worrying for the parent or caretaker who must decide how to approach the situation....

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What to Do with Funeral Flowers

What to Do with Funeral Flowers

Funeral flowers are a lovely way to say goodbye to a loved one. One of the most common questions that gets asked is what you should do with them after the funeral. Here’s a look at a few things that you can do with them. Many traditional ceremonies and services will...

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A Guide to Arranging a Traditional Funeral

A Guide to Arranging a Traditional Funeral

When arranging a traditional funeral, there are several main things that need to be considered. This includes the location, the venue, the ceremony content, dress code, transport and any post-ceremony gatherings that may take place. We hope that this guide to what a...

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COVID Guidelines for Funerals

COVID Guidelines for Funerals

Saying goodbye to a loved one is already a time filled with emotion but for those who have unfortunately suffered a loss during the current Coronavirus pandemic there have been untold sorrow. We have taken some time to outline the guidelines in the hope to ease your...

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How Have Funeral Traditions Changed?

How Have Funeral Traditions Changed?

Funerals have long been a way for communities and families to come together and mourn the loss of loved ones. Throughout various countries, communities, and religions they have been an important way of taking care of the deceased, as well as taking care of those going...

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Eco-Friendly Options for Funerals

Eco-Friendly Options for Funerals

When we lose someone, it can be a difficult time for everyone close to them. When it comes to making the funeral arrangements, we want to be able to honour them in the way that they deserve. Eco-friendly coffins and caskets allow us to celebrate their life in a...

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