Humanist funerals offer a personal and fitting way to say goodbye to those who have lived without religion. They honour the person who has died, focusing on the life they led, the relationships they forged, and the legacy they left.
A humanist non-religious funeral is led by a celebrant, rather than a religious official. It is a testament to a unique life. Humanist funerals often include non-religious music and readings, as well as time for reflection. They can be as traditional – or not – as you wish.
‘Whilst still sad, people thought it was a beautiful and uplifting funeral and many commented that it was the most personal funeral they’d ever been to.’
Read stories that capture the essence of heartfelt goodbyes, reflecting the depth of human connections and our shared values.
Blue Ryan is a documentary filmmaker and a humanist funeral celebrant based in London, who believes in the power of telling stories. She tells us about what her two roles…
A Celebration of Life, or memorial ceremony, can be held after or instead of a funeral. It can take place wherever feels right to you, rather than in a religious…