Talking
Death

We believe it’s time to start a more open conversation about death and what it means to us today. This blog is a place to share new ideas, practical advice, and stories from the frontlines of death and dying.

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In Conversation

We spoke to Bruce Rickards, Heathrow airport chaplain and friend of Poppy’s, about his role providing care for staff and visitors, including for those who are bereaved.

Ideas & Guidance

Unattended funerals, or direct cremations, are growing in popularity. But they are not all the same. Here, we explain a few things about Poppy’s unique, caring approach to direct cremation.

In Conversation

We talked to design researcher Jenny Winfield about her work, what it means to design trauma-informed services and the importance of managing vicarious trauma when providing funeral care.

Opinion

Five benefits of being a B Corporation Certified funeral directors

Ideas & Guidance

Explaining things clearly and openly helps you make the choices that are right for you. This is what will happen, step by step, when you arrange a funeral with Poppy's.

In Conversation

Rev Jonathan Hayes, vicar of Christ Church in East Sheen, tells us why his church recently hosted a funeral and end of life planning day.