The Good Funeral Awards
The Good Funeral Awards
Saturday, 15 September 2018 Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Bournemouth

‘The Oscars of the UK Funeral Trade’

Can you have an awards ceremony for the people who work in the funeral industry?

Of course you can.

We have a list of winners for 2018. You can view it here.

If you want to read short profiles of the winners you can download a PDF.



In 2018 the awards will be again be held as part of a weekend of activities under the umbrella of the Ideal Death Show in Bournemouth.

It’ll be the biggest party in funeralworld – well, since last year’s awards.

Take a look what BuzzFeed wrote about us here.

Winning a Good Funeral Award is a sign that the public can come to you and enjoy the high-quality service they deserve.

If you work in the funeral industry and you enjoy day out with networking, photo opportunities and a celebrity appearance, you need to be there.

Buy a ticket here.

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Exhibitor Opportunities

We are pleased to offer  exhibition opportunities for the Good Funeral Awards 2018.

The print and broadcast media take a keen interest in this event. By being associated with it you can raise your profile in the industry, get talked about by your peers and reach a wider public audience in an indirect way.

Download an exhibition pack

The Winners 2018

Most Promising Newcomer to the Trade Sheepdrove Natural Woodland Burials   Most Helpful Funeral Advice Website Grief Chat   APT of the Year Barbara Peters, The Royal Liverpool University Hospital   Care of the Deceased Guy Elliot Coffin Supplier of the Year Earth to Heaven   Florist of the Year The Biggin Hill Florist   Minister of the Year Father Paul Doick   Celebrant of the Year David Miles   Gravedigger of the Year Chris Miles & Andy Traveller, Southdown…

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The Ideal Death Show is coming to Bournemouth

The Ideal Death Show is taking place in Bournemouth on Saturday 15th September in the Highcliff Marriott Hotel. The show will include an exhibition of funeral-related merchandise and services. The event is open to the public. In the evening, there will be the 7th UK Good Funeral Awards. We will be hosting death cafés in a yurt – a space where people can air their thoughts and feelings about grief, bereavement, mortality within a supportive group. During the day there…

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