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Branch News: Burpham

Come and Join Us at our Funeral Wishes Exhibition at the Broadwater Pavilion, Guildford, GU7 3BU on Thursday 5th September 10am-4pm

August 12th, 2019
Join us at our FREE Funeral Wishes Exhibition. Everyone is welcome plus there's a chance to win dinner for 4 at the Broadwater Pavilion. There will be a host of exhibitors offering advice on a wide range of products and services including End of Life Legal Services, Funeral Planning, Celebrants, Memorials, Funeral Singers & Musicians, Colourful Coffins, Funeral Vehicles and more.......

Shooting Star Children’s Hospice Sunrise Walk

Lodge Branch:
July 23rd, 2019
On Sunday 30thJune 2019, Donna, our Funeral Arranger at the Burpham Branch, took part in the Shooting Star Children’s Hospices Sunrise Walk in Guildford. The 20K walk started at 4.30am from the University of Law and took in the sights of Chantries Wood; St Martha’s on the Hill (the church had kindly opened its doors early for anyone that wanted to go inside and light a candle for a loved one), at this, the hig...

75th Anniversary of D-Day – June 6th 2019

Lodge Branch:
June 5th, 2019
Tomorrow, Thursday 6th June, marks the start of the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. Donna at Burpham branch is displaying some images in the branch window to commemorate this....

Happy St George’s Day at Burpham

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April 23rd, 2019
Displayed in our window at Burpham branch are 9 facts about St George which separates fact from fiction, it makes for an interesting read!  ...

Traditional Easter Symbols Explained at Burpham Branch

Lodge Branch:
April 17th, 2019
Donna at Burpham Branch has dedicated her display to some of the traditional symbols of Easter – chicks, bunnies, eggs, hot cross buns, bonnets and also the Cross.  There is also an explanation of the symbols as there are a lot of people who won’t know their true meaning....

Grave Talk at All Saints Sunday 10th February

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February 12th, 2019
Parishioners of All Saints Church attended a Grave Talk event on Sunday 10th February, which was a huge success. Grave Talk is an informal opportunity to talk about funerals, death and dying in a café environment. The event proved popular with those who attended, after enjoying tea, cake and conversation Paul Bye Surrey Commercial & Operations manager for Lodge Brothers gave a talk on funeral planning and the ro...

‘Grave Talk’ at All Saints Church, Onslow Village Sunday 10th Feb 3.30pm

January 28th, 2019
Representatives from Lodge Brothers will be available at All Saints Church, Onslow Village on Sunday 10th February at 3.30pm for 'Grave Talk', a chance to talk about death and dying, or think about your own funeral and ask any questions you may have on these subjects in an informal setting. Refreshments will be available....

Remembrance Display to Commemorate Britain’s Longest Serving Poppy Seller

Lodge Branch:
November 9th, 2018
Donna Matthews, our funeral arranger at recently opened Burpham branch, explains her wonderful Remembrance window display: "To commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, I thought it fitting to remember Burpham’s fallen. The War Memorial is situated in the churchyard of St Luke’s Church and I have listed the name and rank of local soldiers under a picture of the memorial. "I have also added a tribute hono...

Funeral Arranger Donna Matthews Walks for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

Lodge Branch:
October 16th, 2018
On Friday 28th September 2018, Donna, our Funeral Arranger at Burpham Branch, took part in the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Midnight Walk, along with her daughter Leah. The 8 mile walk started and finished at the Woking Leisure Centre with the route passing through the surrounding neighbourhoods. Just before 10pm a minute’s silence was observed to remember loved ones and then over 500 ladies took to the streets in t...

Official Opening Ceremony and Chapel Dedication at Burpham Branch

Lodge Branch:
June 21st, 2018
The Official Opening Ceremony of Lodge Brothers new branch in London Road Burpham was held on Wednesday 20th June. Paul Bye, District Manager for the area, opened with an introduction to the Lodge Brothers family history and an outline of the company's philosophies. Local clergy members joined together and prayers were read in the Dedication and Blessing of The Chapel of Rest, and after a brief speech welcoming Lodg...