Funeral Director Asks: ‘Are We Ready?’

This year, Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place during week commencing 13 May, and this national coalition of groups working to increase public conversation around death, dying and bereavement has chosen to ask, ‘are we ready?’. The idea of the theme this year is to consider whether communities throughout the country are ready to prepare […]

Having a laugh – Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors supporting local comedy

Last year, we announced that 2019 would see us break new ground, supporting an event which is taking place as part of Horsham District Year of Culture 2019 – the inaugural Sussex Comedian of the Year competition. 

Big Deal, Small Talk 2019

Following the success of our Big Deal, Small Talk events in 2018, we’re bringing them back during Dying Matters Awareness Week in 2019.  This year, we’re running a variety of events in collaboration with each of our branches, to again get the conversation about death, dying and funerals going.

Local funeral director supports hospice’s fundraising event

Freeman Brothers is delighted to be supporting the St Catherine’s Hospice Heart to Heart trail, by sponsoring a specially-designed heart sculpture, which will be on display to the public this summer. 

A year in the community

The year was as interesting and varied as I predicted, having only begun my role at Freeman Brothers in October 2017.

Charity update: Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors supporting local charities

When Freeman Brothers returned to the South of England Show in 2018, there were several elements to the offering on our stand, one of which was to incorporate some charity fundraising.

Freeman Brothers at the 2018 South of England Show

Freeman Brothers returned to the South of England Show in Ardingly this month, bringing fresh ideas to get members of the public to engage with all things funeral-related.  If you didn’t manage to visit the show, here’s a rundown of what we got up to…

Freeman Brothers at the 2018 South of England Show

We are pleased to announce that Freeman Brothers will be exhibiting at the South of England Show at Ardingly in June 2018.  The three-day show celebrates a variety of aspects of countryside living, and last year was bathed in glorious sunshine throughout – fingers crossed for repeat conditions this year!

The perspective of a newcomer

Having joined the company in October 2017, Becky shares some of the things she’s enjoyed learning during her first few months…

Dying Matters Awareness Week – daily blog

One of the key benefits of increased dialogue about death, dying and bereavement, is finding out how people of varying beliefs deal with these issues, and how their rites and rituals differ- and have commonality- with our own.