Father’s Day Sunday 21st June 2020
This year two services have been pre-recorded. The services are available to everyone and will pay tribute to Fathers and Father figures, as well as Fathers who grieve the loss of their child.
For immediate bereavement support, helplines, information and advice wherever you live in the UK please visit www.thegoodgrieftrust.org
The service officiated by The Reverend Alex Barrow and has been produced by Steve Biggs (Mortlake Crematorium) and can be viewed on the YouTube link below:
The service officiated by Hannah Jackson-McCamley, Funeral Celebrant can be viewed on the YouTube link below:
Wave of Light
Thursday 15th October 2020 – 7pm – 8pm
Baby Loss Awareness Week Finishes each year on October 15th with the global wave of light. October 15 is also International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day and is recognised across the world. We would like to invite you to join with other families across the world and take part in the global wave of light in our Chapel. You are welcome to bring your own candle and we will also have candles available. Quiet music will play in the background.
Christmas Services 2020
All are welcome to join us in our chapel for our remembrance services. The service includes music, poems, readings and candle lighting. The names of loved ones you remember will be read out.
The dates of the services in 2020 will be Sunday 6th December. Babies and Children’s Remembrance Service 11.30am and Adults Remembrance Service 2.00pm.
Grief awareness week
Saturday 5th December 2020 – Park Run (Richmond Park)
The first National Grief Awareness Week week was held between 2nd December to 8th December. It was held is to raise awareness of all aspects of grief and loss on a national scale. To help the public to better understand how to support those grieving the loss of someone they love and to open conversations and normalise grief.
On Saturday 7th December visitors to the Crematorium, Funeral Directors and Arrangers, celebrants, staff and Noodles the crematorium dog completed a 5k before. For many this was their first Park Run https://www.parkrun.org.uk/richmond/ They ran remembering someone they love; a child, mother, father, Grandad, grandmother, uncle, aunt, sister, brother, friend, colleague . #openuptogrief #strongertogether
Thank you to all those that took part. £1,196 was raised for the Good Grief Trust.
We will be making this an annual event so keep Saturday 5th December 2020 in your diary.
All of those at the Good Grief Trust have lost someone they love, so they want to help you find the support you need as quickly as possible – https://www.thegoodgrieftrust.org