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A FUNERAL  Video & Photography Service
Covering many funeral services locally in parts of Birmingham Coventry Solihull Shirley Warwick Leamington Spa Stratford upon Avon and a little further such as other areas of the West Midlands and Warwickshire and beyond, Worcester Hereford Ross-on-Wye Staffordshire Banbury Leicestershire.  Our video service has been a popular keepsake to have made, ideal for those unable to attend and for those overseas.   It's also a special event paying tribute and celebration of the deceased persons life, an emotion captured for posterity for those close.
 
 

FUNERAL VIDEO

HOW WE FILM THE FUNERAL SERVICE

Wearing smart morning suites filming will be of a discrete nature with full careful consideration and respect shown to all funeral guests.

Every funeral video will personally tailored, there is however a similar procedure which works best as follows:

 

Main Funeral Service / Place of Worship

Normally the service held at the place of worship be it church cathedral synagogue temple memorial hall or mosque will be the main funeral event and will be recorded, without, it can be difficult to remember the words spoken afterwards, the video records and provides a lasting loving memory spoken by clergy, family, relatives and friends celebrating the deceased persons life.

 

Start from the Home

Most bereaved families prefer more funeral video coverage, often the funeral video will start from the home filming family and friends waiting for the funeral hearse or horse and carriage an alternative method of coffin transport. The cortège precession moves to the main service where friends and family will be waiting, followed by the Order of Service.

 

Crematorium

The cortège may move to a crematorium for a final service, which can be captured again with more words spoken.

Robin Hood Cemetery in Hall Green

 

 

Interment / Burial

Burials are emotive and provide last moments to visually say goodbye making a visual impact in video with the lowering of the coffin.
Doves maybe released, a symbolic moment captured usually with a reading.

 

 Reception / Wake, Refreshments

Many funerals will then move on to a hall, house or venue for refreshments or wake.  In a more relaxed environment guests can meet, relax, eat, drink and catch-up with friends and relatives not seen for a long time, many bearing personal memories to share.

Robin Hood Golf Club near to Robin Hood cemetery makes an ideal venue.

 

 

Key points - Having attended many funerals filming is very discrete, personal attire will be appropriate to the occasion, the cameraman will fit in discretely amongst and be part of the guests except filming the church or crematorium service when the camera will be tripod mounted.  As many of the funeral stages will be filmed as required , the home, the church service, the crematorium or cemetery interment burial and the reception of guests afterwards for refreshments.

 

Other Service Providers

 

Whether Scottish or not the bagpipes have character befitting a funeral service.  I often work with Piper Major Martin Hewins of Pipergram International.  The piper can walk and pipe in front of the cortege play during the service and play when those paying their respects depart from the church or crematorium from inside, near the exit or from the graveyard making the sound distant.  For more about a piper at a funeral click the piper picture.   

 

 

 

Wings of White provide doves based in Bagington near Coventry Kenilworth Leamington Spa and having worked with Rod Simpson twice in under a week at the cemetery Lentons Lane Coventry by sheer coincidence I can fully recommend his professional expertise.

http://www.wingsofwhite.co.uk/

 

 


PRICE

Kept to the lowest price for a good reason, most customers return numerous times for other types of service we provide hopefully more joyous such as a wedding.  Please contact us for details as we can tailor the video service to your requirements, as a guide we will travel nationally, but for lowest price local will  include video coverage and editing in Stratford-upon-Avon, south Warwickshire, parts of Coventry, south Birmingham & south West Midlands, typical cost starts from £195 for crematorium only to £250 which includes home, church and burial; reception or wake is from a further £25 for up to an hour to £50 for up to two hours.  If your service is held at a synagogue such as in Golders Green London the price will be more for travel but please don't let put you off contacting us.


<click    new service where by request the funeral video will be uploaded so family, friends especially for those unable to attend can watch the funeral video


Links to recommended Funeral Directors

  Daniel Ross Funerals Ltd in Sutton Coldfield

 

 

 

  Midlands Co-operative Funeral Services


List of Cemeteries and Crematoriums in Birmingham   www.birmingham.gov.uk/cemeteries

Eleven cemeteries and three crematoria are situated throughout the city.

Brandwood End Cemetery    Woodthorpe Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 6EQ      Tel: 0121 459 9132    E-mail: brandwood.endcem@birmingham.gov.uk

Handsworth Cemetery     Oxhill Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 8JT    Tel: 0121 554 0096       E-mail: handsworthcem@birmingham.gov.uk

Key Hill Cemetery   Icknield Street, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6PL

Quinton Cemetery   Halesowen Road, Halesowen, West Midlands B62 9AF      Tel: 0121 422 2023      E-mail: quintoncem@birmingham.gov.uk

Kings Norton Cemetery (also Brandwood End Cemetery Office) Longdales Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, B38 9BU     Tel: 0121 458 5583   E-mail: Kings_norton@birmingham.gov.uk

Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium   Weoley Park Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham B29 5AA   Tel: 0121 472 1575 or 0121 414 1726     E-mail: lodge.hillcem&crem@birmingham.gov.uk

Sutton Coldfield Cemetery   Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7RP     Tel: 0121 378 2843     E-mail: sutton.new.hallcem@birmingham.gov.uk

Sutton Coldfield Crematorium   Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 6LG    Tel: 0121 308 3812 or 0121 323 4427   E-mail: sutton.coldfieldcem&crem@birmingham.gov.uk

Sutton New Hall Cemetery   Lindridge Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7HX    Tel: 0121 378 2843    E-mail: sutton.new.hallcem@birmingham.gov.uk

Warstone Lane Cemetery   Warstone Lane, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6NN

Witton Cemetery   Moor Lane, Witton, Birmingham B6 7AE    Tel: 0121 356 4363 or 0121 356 5852    E-mail: wittoncem@birmingham.gov.uk

Yardley Cemetery and Crematorium   Yardley Road, South Yardley, Birmingham B25 8NA    Tel: 0121 708 1831 or 0121 708 2183   E-mail: yardleycem&crem@birmingham.gov.uk
 


List of Cemeteries and Crematoriums in Solihull

Robin Hood Cemetery and Crematorium   Streetsbrook Road  Shirley  Solihull   B90 3NL    Tel: 0121 744 1121   Email:robinhoodcemetery@solihull.gov.uk
Map: Map showing Robin Hood Cemetery and Crematorium (external link)

Woodlands Cemetery and Crematorium   Birmingham Road  Coleshill  North Warwickshire  B46 1DP   Tel: 01675 464 835  Email: woodlandscemetery@solihull.gov.uk
Map: Map showing Woodlands Cemetery and Crematorium (external link)

Widney Manor Cemetery  Widney Manor Road  Bentley Heath   B93 9AA   Map:Map showing Widney Manor Cemetery (external link)

 

List of Cemeteries and Crematoriums in South Warwickshire

Mid Warwickshire Crematorium  Oakley Wood  Bishops Tachbrook  Leamington Spa  CV33 9QP   Tel: 01926 651418  email: oakley.wood@warwickdc.gov.uk 

Leamington Cemetery  Situated on Brunswick Street, Leamington Spa

Milverton Cemetery   Situated on the Old Milverton Road, Leamington Spa

Warwick Cemetery   Situated on the Birmingham Road, Warwick

Kenilworth Cemetery   Situated on Oaks Road, Kenilworth

Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery   Evesham Rd, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9AA   Tel: 01789 292676

Kenilworth Cemetery Oaks Road  Kenilworth  CV8 1GE

Coventry   London Road Cemetery  Cannon Hill Road  Coventry  CV4 7DF

Coventry  St Paul's cemetery  Jackson Road, Coventry  CV6 4BY  024 7678 5492  bereavement.services@coventry.gov.uk    PDF of location/directions

Coventry Lentons Lane Cemetery Alderman's Green CV2 1AA

 

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