COVID funeral planning

How COVID-19 is changing funerals

An overview of funerals before the COVID-19 age The funeral sector has seen a number of changes over the last 10 years. It is now commonplace for celebrants to conduct funerals and for people to opt for a celebration of their life rather than a…


Tutorial: How to arrange and video stream a funeral on Facebook during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction When someone dies from the Coronavirus (or anything else) funerals in the traditional sense cannot currently take place. Social distancing guidelines only allow for a small number of immediate friends and family to attend the ceremony.…


My Funeral Wishes document

How to find someone's 'My Funeral Wishes' document

This guide will first help you to understand what different formats ‘My Funeral Wishes’ documents can be saved as. It will then provide advice as to how to find someone’s document if you think they had stated their funeral wishes…


My Funeral Playlist

How to create and share your funeral playlist on MyWishes

What is a funeral playlist A funeral playlist is a collection of songs and poems that someone would like to be played, sung or spoken at someone’s funeral. Why should I create a funeral playlist? If music is an important part of your life you may…


Bespoke funeral

How to arrange a funeral

“It takes a few minutes to plan out a funeral. You’ll want to do what the person who has died wanted. And, together with those closest to the person who has died, you will also want to do what you feel you need to do”. – Charles…


Wendy

What is a celebrant?

What is a Celebrant?We recently spoke about end of life planning and MyWishes at the annual Celebrants Convention. Whilst there we caught up with Wendy Coulton a fully qualified Civil…