Important details for funeral receptions

As professional and experienced funeral directors in Sutton Coldfield, we can help you to arrange the whole ceremony from beginning to end. After a funeral ceremony, many people like to hold a wake or reception where attendants can gather. This way, everybody can get together, mourn as a group and share their memories of the deceased. It can be really important for emotional support and helps to make the event into more of a celebration of life rather than death.

Arranging the reception may be one of the last things on your mind, but it is an important part of funeral planning. The first thing to consider is where you want to hold it. The location should be accessible to all attendees, including having appropriate parking. Some people will choose to have it in their home or that of the departed, so they can be surrounded by personal mementos accutane price. If there isn’t enough space, you’ll need to hire a separate venue. There are many options in this regard including hotels, public houses, social clubs or restaurants. Some churches will even have their own facilities for you to use.

As well as the venue for the reception you need to consider catering. You don’t necessarily have to get all attendees to sit down for a full meal together, but it is a good idea to have refreshments and food available for those who want it. It could be something as simple as a finger buffet.

We help our clients to arrange various aspects of funerals in Sutton Coldfield and throughout the surrounding areas. Our aim is to ease the strain and make it easier to get everything arranged for the service and the reception. We have a wealth of knowledge about our local area so we can advise you about venues for the reception and catering providers. We also take care of the important details about the funeral itself including the coffin, headstone, transport and type of burial. With us you have a provider you can rely on at all times.