~What to Remember When Booking a Venue

Losing a loved one is a deeply emotional and challenging experience. In times of grief, the importance of honoring and celebrating their life cannot be overstated. One crucial aspect of this process is choosing the right venue for a memorial service. The setting plays a significant role in creating a memorable and meaningful experience for family and friends. To help guide you through this journey, we’ve put together a memorial planning checklist to ensure a well-organised and comforting event.

 

Choose The Ideal Venue 

The first step in planning a memorial service is selecting the perfect venue. Consider the wishes of the deceased, as well as the preferences of the family. The venue you choose should reflect the personality and values of your loved one, providing a fitting backdrop for a heartfelt celebration.

 

Personalisation and Customisation

A personalized memorial can provide solace and a sense of closure. Think about how you can customize the venue to honor the memory of your loved one. Incorporate meaningful decor, photos, and mementos to create an environment that truly reflects their life.

 

A Helpful Venue Checklist

 

To assist you further, we’ve prepared a venue checklist to guide you through the process of booking the ideal memorial venue:

  • Contact Funeral Planner (Eg: JH Kenyon)
  • Find a date that works for you and family/ Funeral Home 
  • Decide on your budget
  • Choose a venue that aligns with your loved one’s personality and values.
  • Collaborate with reliable suppliers
  • Plan the logistics, including seating and audio/visual needs.
  • Will there be any further speeches, how will memories be shared
  • Personalize the venue with meaningful decor and mementos.