Essential Funerals

Humanist Funerals Scotland

What is a eulogy?

A eulogy is when a friend or relative says a few words during the funeral service about the person who has died. Some people write a eulogy and others prefer to read a favourite poem or reading from a book.…

Continue reading

Music for a funeral ceremony

More people are requesting contemporary music during funeral services. The music chosen by the family, or requested by the person who has died, is music that they liked and listened to during their life. This often means it is lighthearted…

Continue reading

Funeral Readings – What Are Your Options?

There was a time when many funerals followed a traditional theme. People would have wooden coffins, everyone would wear black, and funeral readings tended to be passages from the Bible. As society has changed over the decades, so have your…

Continue reading