Non-Religious/ Religious Funeral


A Muslim funeral is known as a “Janazah” and is typically conducted within 24 hours of the deceased’s passing. If the death occurs unexpectedly, exceptions may be given. Muslims commonly believe that the present life is a trial in preparation for the eternal life to come. Islam teaches that there is life after death, this is … Read more


Christian funerals are bespoke services, tailored to meet the needs of the Christian faith. Christians believe that when someone passes away, it is the end of their life on Earth, beliefs on what happens next will differ by denomination. Family and close friends gather at Christian funerals to mourn but also to celebrate the life … Read more


A civil funeral is one which reflects the wishes, beliefs and values of the deceased and their loved ones.  It is composed and conducted in accordance with instructions of the deceased and their family. A civil funeral can take place in a wider range of locations such as: Funeral Home. Crematoria. Outdoors, such as Natural/Woodland burial … Read more

Non Religious – HumanisT or Atheist FUNERALS

Humanism is a philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms the ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfilment that aspire to the greater good. It does not accept supernatural views of reality.​ The Word atheism signifies the people who have no belief in the presence of God. Secular humanism denotes the people who believe in the freedom of inquiry. … Read more


Hindus believe in the rebirth and reincarnation of souls. According to Hinduism, when the physical body dies, the soul reincarnates into another life force.Whilst Hindus mourn the passing of their loved one, they also celebrate the onward journey of the soul to the next incarnation which they see as a step closer to Nirvana (Heaven).Hindus … Read more


Buddhists believe death is part of the cycle known as saṃsāra, in which a Buddhist’s actions in life and all previous incarnations of life will affect future incarnations. Although there are many forms of Buddhism, the belief that reincarnation of the soul occurs after death underpins most Buddhist funeral customs.  By freeing themselves from all … Read more


Sikhs believe in transmigration (karma) of the soul and that death is a natural part of life. They believe human life is an opportunity to break the soul’s cycle of reincarnation and return it to Waheguru, the Sikh name for God. Sikh funerals are known as Antam Sanskaar, meaning “the last rite of passage”, with … Read more


Jewish tradition teaches that human beings are created in the image of God, which is why Judaism values life above almost anything else. They believe that holiness can be reached from following the laws and commandments in the Torah. Many Jewish people believe that they are judged by God once they die, with those who … Read more