How to Become a Celebrant

Are you interested in becoming a celebrant? Celebrancy is an appealing job for many people of all ages and from all walks of life. Many people are drawn to celebrancy after experiencing a wedding or funeral ceremony led by a celebrant. The simple answer to how to become a celebrant is by completing a training READ MORE

Funeral Celebrants | Direct Cremations & Remote Funerals

We are all living in uncertain times right now. We all encounter the death of a loved one from time to time, but sadly, many of us will encounter more than anticipated in the near future due to the COVID 19 / Coronavirus Pandemic. Understandably, the powers that be all over the world appear to READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | Resomation Finally Approved in UK

Following a successful study, the UK’s first ‘wastewater consent to discharge’ has been granted for the water cremation process, the environmentally friendly alternative to flame cremation or burial, by Yorkshire Water. Samples from five UK water cremations conducted in April 2019 were analysed against a range of organic, inorganic and microbial parameters by Yorkshire Water, READ MORE

Civil Celebrants | Blogs & Social Media

  So you now have a website, a facebook, twitter, linkedin & instagram account – What are you doing with them?   Let’s be honest – most of you are doing little or nothing, some of you are active but not on a regular basis and a few of you are very active and reaping READ MORE

Wedding Celebrancy Commission | The Launch

The Wedding Celebrancy Commission has launched.  The UK Society of Celebrants is amongst its founder members. Celebrant Organisations and Training Providers Speaking With One Voice. There has never been a more exciting or challenging time to be a celebrant.   The growth in the industry, especially over the last 5 years, has been phenomenal as more READ MORE

Demystifying The Funeral Industry | The Rules | Part 1

Unfortunately, the funeral industry has garnered a reputation over the years for taking advantage of mourners in order to add a few pounds to their sales. For, at the end of the day, funeral homes / mortuaries are businesses ‚ a concept that is often overlooked by the general public. They provide a needed service READ MORE

Funeral Celebrant | Resomation | An overview

UKSOC Tutors and Celebrants at recent visit to Resomation Limited. Resomation: known as water cremation, is the new alternative to flame cremation and burial. Giving people a new choice at the end of life, water cremation is a gentler, environmentally friendly option that allows a natural process using water instead of flames.   End of READ MORE

The Funeral Celebrant | Natural Burials | An Overview

Natural Burial in a wild flower meadow Natural Burial Grounds were pioneered in the UK. Natural burial is the interment of the body of a dead person in the soil in a manner that does not inhibit decomposition but allows the body to recycle naturally. It is an alternative to other contemporary Western burial methods. Overview READ MORE

The Civil Celebrant | The Civil Circle of Life | Part 4 of 4

Farewells and Funerals A Mourning Flower The Circle of Life will, of course, turn and there will be times when we experience great sadness. When someone we love dies the initial shock and distress can be overwhelming. We are barely able to think or process information but during these most difficult days we are faced READ MORE