Holding a Funeral Reception

It is traditional to hold a gathering before or after the funeral, whether it is a formal reception or a relaxed get-together.

Find out more about holding a Funeral Reception

Writing a eulogy

A eulogy - or farewell speech - is a wonderful way to say goodbye, and to reflect on and celebrate a life in words.

Read our guide to writing a eulogy

The day of the funeral

Attending a funeral

If you have been invited to a funeral, or it is a long time since you have been to a funeral, you might be wondering what is expected of you as a guest. Our advice should answer some of your questions.

Guide to attending a funeral

Types of funeral

These days, we organise both religious and non-religious funerals. 

Read about our funerals

Funeral trends

One thing is clear: funerals are now increasingly seen as a celebration of a person’s life as well as a time for mourning.

Contemporary funerals