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6 Essentials for a beautiful funeral


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Cerith Gardiner - published on 04/20/21

Inspired by the late Prince Philip's funeral, it's a good idea to think about the wishes of you and your loved ones.

Millions of people tuned in to watch the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh this past Saturday. While the occasion provided viewers with some impressive pomp and ceremony, there were also some thoughtful aspects that gave a real insight into the man himself.

Of course, this type of ceremony is reserved for the very few, but there are some elements from the day that should be considered for any funeral. So whether you’re organized and planning well ahead for your own future, or you’re arranging one for a loved one, be sure to consider these essentials:

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