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We are holding a Green Burial Awareness Day on Saturday 19th November 2011. See more on our awareness page here.
There will be a wide choice of information , advice and practical sessions on the ‘green’ burial movement – all held between 11.00am and 3.00pm at Barton Glebe Woodland Burial Ground, Barton, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7BN.
You can see the burial ground on the map with the link below.
We hope you will let us know if you can attend, we have funeral directors, craftsmen and women, as well as bereavement care specialists and humanist celebrants in attendance.
Come along and find out more, in a practical and supportive environment.
Contact Tracy at WinterWillow on 01223 518140 or use the contact us page on our main WinterWillow web site to reserve your place at this fascinating event.
The WinterWillow team…
We are in the throes of creating the next generation of our WinterWillow web site.
The design brief was to make the space lighter, more readable, with a better use of visuals and to simplify the navigation.
A short brief that, like all simple statements, includes some complexity in delivery. However, a new version has been posted to our servers and please feel free to comment on the birth of this new willow creation.
There will be more changes in the weeks to come as we refine the content and develop our collaborative ideas on coffin marketing and our basketry business.
Watch the willow…
It was a great event, with much lively debate and new research evidence about the motives, considerations and development of those providing services and using natural/woodland burial as an option in their final ceremonies.
The conference audience was an eclectic mix of funeral directors, woodland site owners and managers, clergy, academics and recently bereaved individuals who had agreed to take part in the research exercise. This body of academic work was funded by the ESRC for three years.
If you are provoked to comment on our musings – then use the comment button below and let us know at WinterWillow.
We were absolutely delighted to be reviewed in The Natural Death Centre newsletter this month.
We were able to see Roger Fowle, our weaving tutor at work on a coffin in our workshop and to read how well our manufacturing ethos and distribution ideas fit with people who are interested in holding a green funeral.
Thanks to the NDC for the feature, we really appreciated it.