Outdoor Weddings – What Do You Need to Consider? (Part 1 of 2)

With the news that people may able to have legal outdoor weddings in the not-so-distant future, the concept of an outdoor wedding is one which is starting to come to the forefront of couples’ minds when they start thinking about when, where, and how they want to get married. However, outdoor weddings are subject to Read more…

How Might the Funeral Industry Be Changing in the Future?

A couple of weeks ago, a report was published by the Law Commission which proposed several changes to the laws on marriage. However, in early August, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a watchdog report on the funeral industry – after two years of investigation – and called for a huge upheaval in how Read more…

Green Funerals Pros and Cons – Part 2: Coffins

Part 1 is right here. In a world where our personal environmental impact is high on the agenda, green funerals may be something that you are considering for yourself or for a family member. Even if you’re not, chances are you’ve at least heard of a green funeral – perhaps you’ve heard them referred to Read more…

Green Funerals Pros and Cons – Part 1: Embalming

In a world where our personal environmental impact is high on the agenda, a green funeral may be something that you are considering for yourself or for a family member. Even if you’re not, chances are you’ve at least heard of a green funeral – perhaps you’ve heard them referred to as ‘natural burials’ or Read more…

Why You Should Choose Your Own Funeral Celebrant

When a loved one passes away, it’s extremely tempting to contact your nearest funeral director and have them take charge of almost everything. Obituary notices, flowers, the funeral celebrant, the venue, care of the body, and burial or cremation arrangements. However, it can be far better to do some of these things yourself, and one Read more…

What Are The New Proposed Laws on Marriage?

Last week, the Law Commission released a paper proposing various changes to the current laws on marriage in England and Wales. The changes would loosen the current restrictions on where and how couples are allowed to tie the knot. The proposal will be under consultation until 3 December, with a report due to be published Read more…

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…