In our latest A Day In The Life Of feature we meet Natasha Bradshaw, superintendent at Mortlake Crematorium in Richmond and organiser of the Full Circle Festival on Saturday 29th June which aims to educate, inspire and celebrate 80 years of Mortlake Crematorium supporting the local community.
What springs to mind when you think of a funeral? Perhaps it's mourners dressed in black, a funeral director in a top hat carrying a cane, a glossy black hearse and a wooden coffin topped with floral tributes? And you’d be right. In many ways, the traditional British funeral hasn't changed much since Victorian times and you could be forgiven for thinking that it is the only way to say goodbye.