Talking
Death

We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death and what it means to us today. There’s so much room to explore what feels meaningful and what our choices really are. This blog is a place to share new ideas, practical advice, and stories from the frontlines of death and dying.

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Ideas & Guidance

Many people instinctively want to carry their friend or family member’s coffin. But they are worried that they won’t know what to do, don’t think they will be strong enough or are unsure about whether or not it's allowed.

In Focus

Poppy’s launched in 2012 to make great death care accessible to all. We’re now looking for a Chief Operating Officer to take our growth ambitions to the next level.

Ideas & Guidance

Death Positive Libraries harness the power of books to spark conversations about death and dying. In this blog, we share their story — and some of our favourite books.

In Conversation

After Fran Hall’s husband Steve died with Covid in 2020, she became an active member of the Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice Campaign. Here she tells us why the National Covid Memorial Wall matters so much and why she and other families are campaigning for justice.

Ideas & Guidance

By 2024, there are likely to be more than a million people living with dementia in the UK. Rosalie Kuyvenhoven is a funeral celebrant, researcher, Dementia Friend and a passionate advocate for funerals to be more inclusive for people with dementia.

In Focus

After eight phenomenal years at Poppy’s, our Head of Operations, Isabel Potter is leaving. Poppy reflects on the early days together, Isabel’s legacy and how working with death helps us navigate change and loss.