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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.

Dying Matters Awareness Week – daily blog

One of the many ways in which it is possible to support our community is to volunteer at a hospice.  You may be surprised to learn that there are a wide range of ways to achieve this, far beyond actually visiting the hospice itself.  As hospices are privately funded, much of their running costs are […]

Dying Matters Awareness Week – daily blog

In the world of Dying Matters, Death Cafes are well-known.  The organisation was set up in 2011, and states its objective as: ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’.

Dying Matters Awareness Week – a week of blogging starts here

A question which I am surprised that I have not really given much thought to over the 11 years I have been working in the funeral industry is ‘what are children taught about death’?

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2018

Following much planning and preparation, it’s time to kick off our series of events: Big Deal, Small Talk aims to get people having conversations with their loved ones about their funeral wishes. Join us in Crawley, Billingshurst or Horsham for friendly chat, giveaways and refreshments – we hope to see you soon!

Freeman Brothers Community Printing – can we help you?

Our Community Printing scheme has been in place for several years, and we are glad to see the success of it increasing.