We are really sad to announce that our lovely Editor, Louise Winter, has resigned as part of the GFG team this weekend. We’ve been lucky enough to have had her on board for over a year, during which time she has reinvigorated and rejuvenated the Good Funeral Guide, teaching us
Inside the ecoLegacy Dublin HQ Editor’s note: Since writing this article, we have been informed of some serious misgivings about the Ecolation offer, and we would advise any readers to consider the points raised by Mary in the comments below. For clarity, the Good Funeral Guide does not endorse ecolation
Josefine Speyer, wife of the late Nicholas Albery and co-founder and patron of The Natural Death Centre Charity “Despite the list of contenders for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award being jam packed with luminaries from the death world, the judges were unanimous in their decision that this year the
Fran Glover & Carrie Weekes of A Natural Undertaking Carrie and Fran run a funeral business in Birmingham where they have enjoyed rapid success by facilitating highly personalized, non-traditional funerals. Carrie Weekes and Fran Glover launched their business in Birmingham in 2014 because they felt that current funeral and commemorative
Gordon Tulley of Respect Bentley Gordon’s 1948 Bentley Birkin Special is this year’s classiest and most distinctive addition to the range of alternative hearses available to bereaved people who want to personalize their funeral. Gordon Tulley is a restlessly entrepreneurial innovator in the funerals business. He owns natural burial grounds,
The verdict? It was a good day out! The partying vicars above certainly looked like they were enjoying themselves. There are likely to be a lot of local news stories appearing round the country as the winners of a Good Funeral Award 2016 celebrate their recognition by their peers, and
Ru’s opening words to the assembled guests struck a chord with many who were there, so we thought we’d put them on the blog for the whole world to read. Over to you Rupert. “Welcome everyone to the Good Funeral Awards 2016! It started off, as so many good things
Fresh out of the box and ready for reading, here’s the e-book that is essential for the library of anyone with an interest in anything funereal. Or actually anyone with an interest in life. Enough said. Published today. Buy it here.
Guest post by Howard Hodgson THE FASHION OF DEATH ALWAYS FOLLOWS THE FASHION OF LIFE. ‘In the midst of life we are but in death, of whom may we seek for succour but thee oh Lord, who for our sins art justly displeased’ are words that most of us
We have seen the future and it’s electric. Back in 2013 we told you about the Brahms electric hearse, the highlight for us of that year’s National Funeral Exhibition. https://www.goodfuneralguide.co.uk/2013/06/peaceful-ev-feeling/ Three years on, we dropped in on Steve Cousins yesterday to see how business was going. He’s a man who
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