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Events

Pop-up Grief Café

Saturday 5th February 2022 – 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Mortlake Crematorium in partnership with the Good Grief Trust, are holding our second Pop-up Café on Saturday 2nd October at Mortlake Crematorium between 2.00pm & 4.00pm.

Pop Up Cafés were launched in 2019 to offer a friendly place out in the community to pop along and find others who may have been through a similar bereavement.

The purpose of the Good Grief Pop Up Café is to offer an umbrella of support in local communities and raise awareness of the Good Grief Trust online database which unite bereavement services across the country.

You are welcome to walk around our beautiful grounds, have a soft drink and cake and chat to our volunteers and others.

It is hoped that it is a way to connect grieving people with their local communities.  By sharing stories and meeting and talking to others, we can hopefully help each other find a way forward.

Volunteers are making scrumptious cakes, if there any are left over we will be taking them to vulnerable people in the community.

If you have a food allergy please let us know so we can have drinks and snacks available which are suitable.

Cafe Poster for Mortlake Crematorium

Father’s Day

Sunday 19th June 2022

Father’s Day can be such a difficult day when you’re bereaved. Whether you’re a Dad who has lost a child, you’re missing your Dad, or a special person, it’s never an easy time.

On our dedicated online place you can add a photo, and share a memory or message.  We want you to use this space to share your memories, and help to build a community, united in remembrance.

Fathers Day

Wave of Light

Saturday 15th October 2022 – 7pm – 8pm

Baby Loss Awareness Week Finishes each year on October 15th with the global wave of light.  October 15th 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.

Wave of Light

National Grief Awareness week every year

2nd -8th December every year

It is held to raise awareness of all aspects of grief and loss on a national scale

Our Christmas Christmas Remembrance Services will be held on Sunday 5th December

Babies and Children’s Remembrance Service 11.30am

For those unable to attend you can watch the service online

Website      https://watch.obitus.com

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Adults Remembrance Service 2.00pm

For those unable to attend you can watch the service online

Website      https://watch.obitus.com

Username  diku5018

Password    955149

 

We will have our Christmas trees in the cloisters and people will be able to leave a message on the tree.

 

 

 

 

This year we are hoping that visitors to the Crematorium, Funeral Directors and Arrangers, celebrants, staff will be able to take part in a 5k walk/run in Richmond Park on Saturday 4th December 2021 08:45.  If you would like to be involved please contact us.   You may be remembering someone you love; a child, mother, father, Grandad, grandmother, uncle, aunt, sister, brother, friend, colleague . #shareyourstory #strongertogether

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

5k Park Run Grief Awareness Week 2019

Mother’s Day

Sunday 7th March 2022

Mother’s Day can be such a difficult day when you’re bereaved. Whether you’re a Mum who has lost a child, you’re missing your Mum, or a special person, it’s never an easy time.  Next year, in 2022, we are hoping to hold our usual Mother’s Day service in our Chapel.   We have set up a dedicated online place to remember them.  On the dedicated page you can add a photo, and share a memory or message.  We want you to use this space to share your memories, and help to build a community, united in remembrance.

Mothers Day