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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
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Bristol Culture ‘Death and the Human Experience’ & ‘Death, is it your right to choose?’ Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Lavish, visually stunning and highly accessible for people of all ages, Death and the Human Experience was conspicuously successful in spurring people to think and talk about death and dying.
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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
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Amanda Woodward of Tamworth Co-operative Funeral Service Tamworth Co-operative Funeral Service is leading the way in working with their local community to understand the myriad of emotions and potential difficulties they may have to endure during a bereavement. Around six years ago, the company took the bold decision to invest
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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
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Hot on the heels of the unprecedented British medal success at the Rio Olympics, we think we have found a way of keeping the golden feel-good feeling going. Over the last fortnight, like the rest of the nation,  at GFG Towers we have felt the camaraderie of sharing the joy
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In sad news this week, The Telegraph’s advertorial-disguised-as-editorial series of funeral cost hysteria continues.  This time it’s a well-heeded warning to check before you hand over your money to a funeral plan complete with projections of the outrageous cost of dying in 2023. Concerned readers need not worry.  Simply purchase
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Brighton looks like the place to be for anyone with half an interest in funeralworld this May – GFG favourite Liz Rothschild is performing her one-woman show Outside The Box at the Brighton Fringe Festival from May 14th – 17th. Billed as ‘A live show about death’, Outside The Box
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    Posted by Wendy Coulton   The elephant had well and truly left the room when the first event of its kind about dying matters was held in Plymouth to challenge the taboo which comes with the D word. A positive unexpected outcome came from bringing together likeminded people under
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Source   It was nice to have Ann Treneman write for us last week about the vital importance of specifying where you want your dust or ash to repose.  But I’m afraid I’ve got a big problem with her book, Finding the Plot: 100 Graves to Visit Before You Die. Dang it, you pick