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Local Contacts

Please find below some local Funeral Directors and Green Funeral Directors and Celebrants who are happy to make any natural burial arrangements for you.

These links and contact details are for general informational purposes. We are happy to discuss any requirements that you may have.


Dawn Thewlis conducts bespoke funeral and wedding ceremonies. She writes and conduct none religious ceremonies in and around Yorkshire and sometimes well beyond.

My ceremonies include weddings, renewal of vows, hand fasting, funerals and memorials but extends to any of life's events that should be celebrated. Tel: 07879 467799 email:

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Margaret Foxley is a Funeral celebrant with a difference and is an accomplished public speaker from Laneshw Bridge, Colne. She draws on her knowledge of literature, readings, poetry and music. Tel: 01282 867137 or 07779301554 A Modern Ceremony | Facebook

Margaret Foxley – Funeral Celebrant

Lara Martin is an accredited Funeral Celebrant from Ilkley, as well as an inspirational speaker and contemporary recording artist.

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Mark Your Occassion Mark Gregory is a Celebrant and entertainer from Addingham, providing hand-written ceremonies. Tel: 07928829773

Mark Gregory – Celebrant & Entertainer | Mark Your Occasion

Sarah Garg is based in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Providing funeral celebrant services throughout Yorkshire. Including Memorial Services, Scattering of Ashes & Bespoke Ceremonies. Telephone: 07593 362781 E-mail: 

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Celebrant Suzi

Sue Havenhand is lucky to have two bases, one in the stunning Yorkshire Dales near Skipton, and the other in Pontefract West Yorkshire. This means she can easily cover Yorkshire and beyond if and when needed. Sue is trained to a high standard with the International College of Professional Celebrants

Website: Home - Celebrant Suzi - Celebrant in Skipton and Pontefract Telephone: 07376142705 Email:

Piers Lane has worked with many Funeral Directors across and beyond West and North Yorkshire, he regularly takes services in Rawdon, Lawnswood, Skipton, Cottingley, Stonefall, Nab Wood, Scholemoor, Oakworth and Burnley crematoriums, as well as in cemeteries and burial grounds across the region. One of the most experienced celebrants in the north of England, he has conducted many hundreds of services - with each one treated as a unique occasion.

Website: Tel: 07967 327230 Email:


Catherine Oldfield Civil Funeral Celebrant 07779723738

Kaye Barney is a diploma-qualified celebrant offering funeral and memorial services across North Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. She’ll work closely with you to design a ceremony to be proud of; helping you feel you’ve done your best for your loved-one. By spending time with you to hear about the person or pet you’re remembering and to ensure that she fully understands your needs, she’ll design an appropriate service, write a fitting tribute, and lead the ceremony for you on the day.  

Tel: 07399 291 967  email:; Website: 

Alison Broome - White Feather Farewells is a Death Priestess, Celebrant, Pagan Ritualist and Grief Specialist from Clapham, North Yorkshire. Alison carries out truly unique and individual funerals and ceremonies as well as pet funerals and memorials.

Tel: 07858113529 Facebook: Death priestess - White Feather Farewells; Website:

Alison Stobbs is a qualified funeral celebrant and accomplished public speaker based on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border. She conducts personal, tailor-made ceremonies for funerals, memorials and scattering of ashes across the North West and is a member of the Association of Independent Celebrants.  As a civil celebrant, ceremonies may include religious elements if the family wishes. 

Email:  Tel: 07917204291  Facebook: Alison Stobbs Funeral Celebrant


David E. Lawson Independant Family Funeral Director 

Serving the Keighley, Silsden, Craven, Aire Valley and beyond with COMPASSION - RESPECT - INTEGRITY

Tel: 01535 657974 email: Website: David E Lawson Independent Family Funeral Directors (

Howcroft's Funeral Services Serving and caring for the families of Skipton and the surrounding area for more than 100 years. 01756 792173 Howcroft Funerals (

Brook Smith & Son Funeral Directors An independent family business based in Skipton but serving a far wider area. The company was founded in 1955. 01756 792738 Brook Smith Funeral Directors Skipton (

Suzanne Bairstow Independent Funeral Director is an eco-friendly Independent Green Funeral Director working from Embsay, Skipton. Inspirational funerals specialising in woodland burials and environmentally conscious cremations.

Tel:  07778678286 or 01756 701688 email T/A Wendy Clarkson Funeral Services

Green Funeral Director | Suzanne Bairstow - Independent Funeral Director

Co-Op Funeral Directors, Skipton 01756 700506 or Barnoldswick 01282 813345. They will help you arrange the funeral that feels right.

Funeral homes near Skipton - Co-op

Funeral Directors in Barnoldswick, Skipton Road - Co-op

Full Circle Funerals Modern funeral directors committed to supporting the wellbeing of every bereaved individual. Branches in Guiseley, Bramley, Halifax, Harrogate and Leeds. Home - Full Circle Funerals

Jackson's of Silsden Funeral Services They have been involved in the funeral profession for over 100 years, providing an infrastructure of support for the local community. Branches in Silsden, Cross Hills and Ilkley. Silsden Tel: 01535 654069 Jacksons Funeral Services | Independent Family Run Funeral Directors

John Whitham Funeral Services The only independent Funeral Director in Ilkley Tel: 01943 831375 Independent Family Funeral Services Ilkley (

Home - Gallagher Family Funeral Directors : Keighley ( 01535 690979  An independent family business who have been caring for the families of Keighley and its surrounding districts since 1993.

H Eaton & Sons Funeral Directors, Ilkley provide funeral care of the highest standards. Serving the local community of Ilkley since 1935, they have extensive knowledge and expertise in planning, arranging and conducting funerals, so that they can ensure that every family can give their loved one a personal farewell. 01943 489368 H Eaton & Sons Funeral Directors in Ilkley | Dignity Funerals

Melia Powell Funeral Services Providing funeral services to communities in Yorkshire via our funeral homes in Keighley and Sandbeds. 0800 078 3712 Melia Powell Funeral Service | Sandbeds and Keighley

Helliwell's Funeral Service are a leading independent funeral directors serving Pendle since 1924. Their aim is to provide you with a first class service that encompasses genuine care and professionalism.

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Alderson & Horan Funeral Services believe that family values are very important. They feel that the families they deal with – at their most difficult time – appreciate the warm, heartfelt and friendly service and atmosphere that they offer. It gives them the confidence they need, to trust in someone to carry out such important tasks at this upsetting time.

Head Office & Funeral Parlour - 01282 427483 Rossendale Office - 01706 830294   Funeral Services in Burnley | Alderson & Horan (

Craven Pet Crematorium - Family run pet crematorium and pet funeral service, Bradley 07881786714 Craven Pet Crematorium - Pet Funeral Service


Skipton Golf Club can offer a peaceful location, perfect for any funeral or memorial gathering. They can work with the Funeral Director to provide a suitable offering from a light afternoon tea to a more substantial buffet. Located only a short distance from Tarn Moor, for the perfect funeral reception.

Short Lee Lane, Skipton, BD23 3LF Tel: 01756 795657 Email:  Web:

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