The Civil Celebrant | ‚ÄòI can‚’t get any clients‚’ and other business myths

Due to the amount of activity on your Celebrant Forum recently, our very ownLisa Johnson has written this piece which we think may interest many of your fellow members. “I can‚’t get any clients and other business myths” I‚’ve been having quite a lot of discussions with new planners and celebrants recently about the ‚Äòbusiness READ MORE

Celebrant Training | Skype Seminars

Many of you may remember that we used to have a Training Seminar Roadshow for our Members held at locations around the UK. Feedback received from those that attended was very positive, however, it quickly became apparent that the cost and logistical implications of providing this training was not sustainable. We believe we have now READ MORE

The Funeral Celebrant l UK Natural Burial Ground Directory

Many of our Funeral Celebrant Members have been asking for a list of Natural Burial Grounds around the UK. What follows is by no means a definitive list , but thanks to the Association of Natural Burial Grounds there follows a list of their Members and Non-Members. Each Burial Ground has a live link which READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant Guide | Part 3 | Open Air Pyres

History & Politics In 1883 when Welshman Dr William Price (above) healer, druid and naturist, fathered a child withhis housekeeper, nearly sixty years his junior, nobody was surprised. He had alreadyformed a reputation as a flamboyant eccentric, endorsing free love and vegetarinisim andrefusing to treat those who smoked. Often seen stalking the hillsides naked in READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant Guide | Part 2 | Keeping Funeral Costs Down

Help with costs The cost of a funeral has risen dramatically in recent years. If you or your partner are on a low income and receiving any of the following benefits you may be eligible for a Funeral Payment from the Social Fund: Income Support Income based Job Seekers Allowance Income related Employment and Support READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant Guide | Part 1 | Common Funeral Myths

“Funerals have always been about what humans do rather than about what they buy when someone they love dies.” From ‘The Good Funeral: Death, Grief and the Community of Care’ by Thomas G. Long and Thomas Lynch   Our Funeral Celebrant Members often speak with members of the public who have been misled by ill READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | What Will You Actually Do When Someone Dies?

We wouldn‚’t wait until our annual holiday begins and approach a travel agent saying, ‚”I have to go on holiday today, where am I supposed to go?‚” But that‚’s very much the way we organise and purchase a funeral when the time comes. People have always hadritualsaround death, in verydiverse ways.The traditional funeral as we READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | Arranging a Civil Funeral

A Civil Funeral is a funeral steered by the life, wishes and values of the deceased and their family, not by the beliefs or ideology of the person conducting the funeral. When a loved one dies, it is always a very painful and stressful time and there are, inevitably, decisions to be taken about the READ MORE

Train to be a Civil Celebrant | Fees

So, if you are thinking of training to become a civil celebrant, NOW could well be the right time. Whether you are looking to commence training now or before 31 March 2015 you will make considerable savings by booking and paying for your course with the UK Society of Celebrants before 31 December 2015. Why? READ MORE