Award winning civil celebrancy

Award winning civil celebrancy

Celebrants ‘bridge’ the gap!

Posted: August 4th 2019

Let’s iron out some thinking! Just because someone chooses to use a Celebrant for a Funeral, it doesn’t always mean that they’re not religious. Many just want a balance between religion and having a Funeral centered around the person they’ve loved in life . A Celebrant bridges that gap perfectly for you!

The things I don’t normally get to hear!

Posted: July 24th 2019

“Have you got your £5?” “Oh that’s a nice picture!” “Are you going the Club after?” Yesterday I was at a Funeral but this time, not one I was leading. Even Funeral Celebrants have times where they have to say their own farewells to people who’ve mattered to them! As we all sat in the
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“This is what I remember, your bravery and your love.”

Posted: July 20th 2019

People often choose poetry for a Funeral so that it sits alongside the tribute and music. There are lots of different ones out there all with very different meanings. But sometimes, a real heartfelt message is best delivered through your own words and a lady did just that recently for her Uncle’s funeral. Angela has
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It’s time to welcome young Berkeley to the fold!

Posted: July 6th 2019

Well I can finally let the cat out of the bag……..or rather our new 10 week old Newfie puppy! Please let me introduce young Berkeley to you all! He’s a distant relation to Hector our black and white Newfoundland, as we picked him up from the same breeder just over a week ago now. He
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Raising standards across Celebrancy……but what makes a good Funeral Celebrant?

Posted: June 20th 2019

There’s lots going on in the Funeral Celebrancy world at the moment that’s geared towards raising standards and practice across the profession. That can only be a good thing for everyone. But I’m keeping my eye on the developments of the body that’s leading this work because from what I can see so far, the
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Father’s Day – it’s not all bells and whistles out there.

Posted: June 16th 2019

Cards, Texts, Emails, Skype, WhatsApp and even good old letters. There’s lots flying around today as everyone celebrates Father’s Day in the way they know best. But it’s not all bells and whistles out there. There’ll be many sons and daughters who’ll be hiding away as they try and get through their first Father’s Day
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Edith took one last breath – our family’s final farewell.

Posted: June 4th 2019

I’ve been a bit quiet on here for a few days because we’ve been preparing for a family funeral that would bring us all together from different parts of the country. Yesterday we bid farewell to a lady who’d lived a long life and who spent her final years being wonderfully cared for in a
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“….professionalism, care and attention to detail……

Posted: May 31st 2019

Here’s some warm and genuine feedback that’s recently landed in my Inbox: “Hi Carole I just wanted to thank you for your excellent delivery of my Mother’s funeral yesterday. Not just the service but your professionalism, care and attention to detail beforehand as well. There were a number of comments made by people who attended
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The next time I mention their name…..

Posted: May 10th 2019

Yesterday I was asked if I’m ever approached by people who know they’re dying and who want to discuss their funeral with me. The answer was yes. I’ve been humbled to meet individuals who’ve wanted to sort things out before they leave our world. And one of the hardest things that concludes our discussions is
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Stopping off at the side of the road!

Posted: May 4th 2019

I travel all different kind of back roads to get to Bradwell Crematorium in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. I’ll avoid the A500 like the plague where I can! But these smaller roads do take you through the seasons. My journey yesterday meant that I had to pull in to take a phone call……and then these beauties took
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