The sun shone for the Open Day which was held indoors in the Crematorium Chapel with several outdoor displays in the cemetery grounds.
The event started with an appearance of two stunning white horses and carriage trotting down the main drive. The horses Merlot & Vidam were resplendent in their finery and drew crowds from inside the chapel and from the public to watch them. They remained in the public area for several hours so many people had the pleasure of seeing them up clos...
This was our 8th Christmas Tree Service of Remembrance and we had a standing room only chapel in spite of the cold, wet December weather.
The service was conducted by Reverend Terence Dooley from St. Marys Blackbrook Church, the carols by Citadel Choir. The event was attended by the Mayor of St. Helens Pat Ireland and Mayoress Lynn Glover. Personal messages were written and hung on the beautiful Christmas tree in the Book of Remembrance room .