Please contact me for any help and advice or to find out more about the services I offer.

All calls are handled in confidence and with discretion and empathy.

Rachel Bass, Celebrant in Essex
0778 990 5845
twitter  @CelebrantRach



Helpful Links


Final Fling – an end of life planning tool. –

The Good Funeral Guide –  consumer guide to the practical aspects of organising a funeral.  – 

The Natural Death Centre – comprehensive help, support, advice and guidance for planning a funeral.  – 

Death Cafe – a chance for people to drink tea, eat cake and discuss all matters related to death.  –

Dying Matters – a coalition of 30,000 members across England and Wales which aims to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. –

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The Compassionate Friends  – support and care of bereaved parents and other family members –

Child Bereavement UK – Supporting families when a child dies, or when a child is facing bereavement –

Age UK – help and support for older people –

Silverline – help and advice for older people –

Tell Us Once – a service that lets you report a death to most government organisations in one go –

 Macmillan Cancer Support – online support for bereaved family and friends who lost someone to cancer –

The White Dove Company – Phone 020 8508 1414 or email

Funeral Photography – Contact Phil Russell on 07092 195060

Strong Wills Legal – Contact Samantha Strong about Will Writing and Power of Attorney.   


Lambert’s White Dove Release – Call Clive on 07976 226509 or email

Bagpipes – Call Highland Piper Greg Waller on 01727 843446 email

Save The Date – Local Event Suppliers can be reached on 07854 457776 or email

LGBTQ Equality Weddings – a list of approved and recommended suppliers I am proud to be on

Claudine Hartzell – Local Photographer specialising in Weddings

Candles 2 Cherish – Bespoke, personalised candles for any occasion.  Contact Jackie. Website:

Kiss Chase Creations – Made to order personalised Keepsake boxes, banners, folders, balloons etc. Contact Sharon.  website:

Caitlin Downie – Classically-trained singer to perform at any event or ceremony.  Email:

Sue Kennedy  – local photographer specialising in babies and children.  Website: or call 01279 433392


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