Your funeral may not be something you have given much thought to, as death is not something we like to talk about as a nation. However as the UK’s leading Funeralcare provider we have discovered a shift in the UKs perception of funerals.
Traditionally, a funeral is a ceremony held in a formal setting, where friends and family of the deceased arrive in dark, formal dress, to pay their respects and say their final farewells to a loved one, before a social gathering known as a wake takes place. So deep rooted are these perceptions of a funeral when we asked, half of adults didn’t know that funerals could be conducted outside of a religious setting.
However our Funeral directors are increasing being asked to tailor tributes as people learn that you can tailor every aspect of a funeral.
Here are just 7 ways you could move your final farewell away from from the traditional to something a little more you: