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  • His last act of kindness

    Over 13.6 million people watched The Duke Of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip’s funeral. It was widely agreed that is was a beautiful, poignant and elegant service with very little fuss, befitting the Prince who hated any ‘faff’. From the Land Rover hearse he specifically designed for purpose to the carefully chosen readings, hymns and music, this…

  • A personalised funeral that isn’t limited to a time slot

    Did you know that a funeral can literally be held anywhere? Unlike weddings, venues do not need to be licensed for funerals. A service in a church or a crematorium is generally limited to 45-60 mins. After the service mourners have to travel to another venue for the wake. There is a simple way to…

  • Did you know 100% of people die?!

    We don’t mean to make light of death, but there is literally no escaping it and leaving your family to second guess what you might have wanted after you have gone is hardly fair. Parental responsibility should extend to making sure your children aren’t left struggling to pay for your funeral. Money held in a…

  • Environmentally friendly funerals

    There is much more concern these days for us to be more aware of how our behaviour affects the planet. We need to apply this to funerals too. It is somewhat puzzling that families would want to spend a fortune on a coffin for it to be put in the ground or burnt. That’s why…

  • When will funerals go back to normal?

    All restrictions placed upon funerals could be lifted on or after 21st June, according to the government’s latest guidelines, published on 22nd February. From the 8th March funerals will continue to be subject to the 30 mourners at services and six at wakes or memorial events. It won’t be until the second step in the roadmap –…

  • Are you worried you can’t afford the funeral?

    Imagine losing a loved one and not being able to afford a funeral? Many low income families face this dilemma, believing their only option is a direct cremation.   The death of a loved one is always challenging but even harder when you aren’t able to give them the funeral they deserve. , White Feather Funerals have recognised this…

  • What to do when someone dies

    Losing someone you love can shatter your world. Your loss can feel overwhelming. There are so many decisions to make. It can be hard to know where to start. That’s why we created the step by step guide (overleaf) on what you need to do and when. We’ll do everything we can to help you…

  • The Coronavirus pandemic is likely to have an impact on people’s experience of bereavement and grief.

      The Sussex Health and Care Partnership Covid-19 bereavement guide has been developed to support you when someone you know dies during the pandemic.

  • Funeral industry investigated

    Competitions & Mergers Association investigates funeral industry The CMA published an interim report on the funeral industry in 2019. They decided that a full investigation was required because of the year on year rise in cost of organising a funeral, the vulnerability of those organising them and the lack of transparency with pricing. Visit funerals…
  • Funerals during lockdown

    Funerals during lockdown The funeral industry has been hit very hard by the virus. There is now a massive disparity between the demands of a crisis and people’s spiritual needs. Add into the mix the inconsistent advice across the country from different councils, lack of governmental advice about the care of those deceased from Covid…