Beautiful and affordable funerals from a local independent family firm. goSimply are committed to making your funeral arrangements easy for you. with clear transparent pricing, no markups on goods and services and a range of easy to understand affordable funeral packages goSimply funerals represnt a new face of funeral directing.
Willow. Beautiful, sustainable & at the heart of everything we do
Musgrove Willows is a family run business. Founded in 1928, our farm on the Somerset Levels has always grown the highest quality willow. Over 60 different varieties of this sustainable and environmentally friendly product are grown on our farm.
Mogers Drewett is delighted to be able to support this year’s Pushing up the Daisies festival in Frome. At Mogers Drewett we are proud to have our roots planted firmly here in the South West. It’s this rich history of serving the community that sets us apart from other law firms. We understand the importance of offering forward-thinking and easy to access legal expertise locally. more...
The only personalised jewellery brand focusing specifically on support for the bereaved with hand-crafted, sterling silver keepsakes. Our range is made up of fingerprint, handprint and footprint pieces, as well as drawings and original writing, with each item including the engraved name of the loved one.
"At Beyond, we’re on a mission to modernise after-life services through transparency, technology and consumer empowerment. Historically people have only likely written a will once… if at all, organised a funeral once… if at all, or had to deal with probate or estate administration. That lack of consumer knowledge and power, coupled with the taboo nature of death, has resulted in an industry that hasn’t modernised, hasn’t digitised, hasn’t acted in the consumer interest for years. ...
At the leading edge of change in funerals and a major influencer to modernise funerals since 1999. We have run training courses since 2007. All our course tutors have set up their own funeral companies or worked successfully as celebrants, or both.
People are looking not only for more personal funerals, but also more meaningful ones which are aligned to values, beliefs and culture. Our challenge is to teach funeral celebrants and directors to help clients create funerals which achieve this.
We understand that you are saying goodbye to someone much loved, so all our beautiful coffins are made with the utmost skill, love and care specifically for your loved one. Each one is hand-made to order and available in two different shapes and wide range of natural coloured willows.
HAND-CRAFTED WILLOW COFFINS & CASKETS
We specialise in producing beautiful, bespoke and unique willow creations. Our coffins and caskets are eco-friendly, with willow sourced from local, sustainable resources and all are hand-made with love at our home in Dorset.
Angel & Dove is an online shop selling creative, contemporary funeral goods designed to celebrate life, love and individuality. From memory books and candles to balloons and funeral favours, we've created a collection of thoughtful items to enable you to celebrate and remember the life of a loved one in a way that feels right for you, and to help make the saddest of occasions beautiful, personal and memorable.
For over 15 years, Bellacouche - meaning beautiful resting place - has made a habit of thinking outside the box, rethinking ancient traditions with contemporary designs and ethos. I make cocoon-like shrouds for burial or cremation. Wherever possible, materials are locally sourced, organic and sustainably. Plastic free, hand-made, sturdy, with attention to detail.
Earth to Heaven range was created in 2006 with the emphasis on designing Eco friendly coffins to help celebrate the life of a loved one and say goodbye in a personal way. Over the years we have continually improved and innovated our products and the care of the family has always been close to our heart. All the coffins are handmade and finished in our warehouse in Sussex. Our ethos is to source sustainable and more...
Bath Natural Burial Meadow is set within the scenic Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at Midford, on the south-east edge of the city. Somewhere to honour life in the glorious countryside that you love. It's also a place to escape the hurly-burly of modern life - watching cloud patterns change, tall grasses wave and hearing the leaves rustle in a fresh breeze. With birds singing, insects and wildlife more...
Rosie Inman-Cook manages both the Natural Death Centre charity (which has been at the forefront of death and dying issues for 28 years) and the Association of Natural Burial Grounds.
She entered funeral world 20 years ago setting up and managing what is now the busiest and deepest green, woodland burial ground in the UK - South Downs Natural Burial Site. Her day job is manning the charity's helpline, more...
Providing high quality home care in Mendip
Our services support you to maintain your chosen lifestyle. So, we keep you in control and provide you with the home care in Mendip that you want, where and when you want it.
We specialise in working with customers and their families that require care in their own homes. We offer a unique service of personalised care visits from check-in visits to full live-in support.
Currently under construction our beautiful round barrow is beginning to emerge like layers of geology rising from the earth. Once completed it will offer an amazing permanent resting place for cremated remains.
Enter the round barrow; an eternal circle that connects us to the ancient burials of our forefathers, more...
We are facing an unprecedented global climate and ecological emergency. For humans to survive its going to take everything we've got. For thousands of species of plants and animals it is already too late. Extinction Rebellion (XR) exists to demand our right – and those of our fellow species – to survival. XR Frome is at Pushing up the Daisies to share thoughts on the ultimate death: of life on Earth.
Michael Rhodes of Goodwills Local is privileged to assist people with Wills, Trusts, prepaid funeral plans, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate and a range of other related services.
Goodwills Local provides a helpful home visit service to people across Somerset, Bath, Wiltshire and the neighbouring areas.
Exquisite handmade memorial and energy healing jewellery: Pendants, Rings, Cufflinks, Charm beads etc
When you lose a loved one, whether it’s a person or a pet, dealing with bereavement is incredibly sad and it can take time for you to grieve their passing. If you are looking for a lasting and tasteful way to capture their essence, then a cherished hand crafted memorial piece of jewellery such as a heart pendant, ring or charm bead could give you the perfect keepsake so they can remain close to you at all times.
Jane Sheppard is an ordained interfaith minister with a long career in ceramics education. Her work is all individually made using the ancient coiling method and decorated by smoke firing. The spiritual nature of her work has naturally led to Jane's beautiful unique urns which have a timeless and organic appeal.
Claire is the Oxford based Founder of Only with Love and Chair of the Home Funeral Network. She is dedicated to empowering, educating and guiding families to tenderly take care of their own and can undertake all aspects of a home and family led funeral.
Claire is a pioneer in the growing Home Funeral Movement. She is recognised both here and overseas as a leading Home Funeral Guide, Independent Celebrant and Natural Death Care Educator.
Claire was shortlisted for her OWL funeral services at the UK Good Funeral Awards in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and awarded Runner Up, Green Funeral Director of the Year 2016 and Runner Up, Best Death Related Public Engagement Event 2017. Most recently Claire was honoured by Amnesty International and was made an MBE in the 2019 New Years Honour’s List for Services to Consumer Rights.
Claire Turnham MBE
Set in 10 acres of countryside, the crematorium at Semington offers a quiet and rural setting for the people of West Wiltshire.
The team from West Wilts Crematorium will be on hand throughout Sunday for support and advice as well as hosting an informative talk to include the history of cremation, cremation procedures, services, terminology and options for scattering and memorialisation.
Not to be missed!
Health Connections Mendip is a service which provides peer support, social prescribing,
one-to-one and group support to enable people living in Mendip to improve personal and community resilience.
The service is available to people who would like support with health and wellbeing issues, for example self-managing a long term health condition, increasing social connectedness or changing health behaviours.
Individuals can self-refer or any other agencies they are involved with can refer to our organisation with the persons consent.
Map what is already available in local communities.
Are involved in Building social capital and peer support
Are involved in communicating with the community and Social Prescribing.
Organise and run Health Connections Groups/Programmes
Train Community Connectors who are people in the community who signpost friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to support in their own communities. We currently have 1,134,Community Connectors
Shadow puppets & Storytelling
Guy is a puppeteer, Juli is a storyteller and Funeral Director. Together, they have created a wonderful combination to share stories of death & dying. This is a unique, ancient art of storytelling and is the oldest type of puppetry in the world. It is creative way of encouraging those difficult conversations and is suitable for ages 9 - 109!
Wellbeing Frome offers natural therapies - sessions, workshops, demos, talks - by optional contributions only, to promote greater wellbeing for the people of Frome. Regular monthly Saturday sessions upstairs at the Cheese & Grain include short sessions by experienced local practitioners, self-help talks and workshops. Also during the week we plan to offer treatments, talks, workshops at The Good Heart, Palmer Street. See wellbeingfrome on Facebook & local publicity for future dates & details.
The Bereavement Office provides a service for the newly bereaved families of patients who die at RUH; the service has been in operation since August 1990.
Staff working for The Bereavement Office are responsible for the following tasks:
Liaison with medical staff, Coroner, Registrar of births and deaths of BANES district, funeral directors and Treasury Solicitor.
Arranging for the medical certificate of cause of death to be issued by medical staff or arrange for death to be reported to Coroner if necessary.
Arranging appointments to meet with the bereaved families to hand over personal belongings and the relevant documents, and guide them through the registration process and arranging a funeral.
Arranging a hospital contract funeral for patients who have no relatives or next of kin, or whose next of kin are in exceptional financial hardship, unable to get help from the state and are completely unable to pay.
The booklet 'Help for Bereaved Relatives and Friends', which was written by the Patient Affairs manager is given to relatives on the ward when someone dies and has had very positive feedback.
bereavement office information sheet
Skburst... so whats a firework display company got to do with funerals?
Alan from Skyburt explains, we have had a lot of requests for sneding peoples ashes into Space.. whilst we cant quite manage that we can send the ashes up for a truly memorable scatteing experience complete with pyrotechnics!
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We provide compassionate care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness. Dorothy House focuses on quality of life, so patients can live well and die well.
We give care and support to patients and their families in Bath and north east Somerset and parts of Wiltshire and Somerset, whenever they need it; at home, in the hospice, or at one of our outreach centres. We respect the uniqueness of each patient and their family, and empower them to choose the type of care they receive.