About us

Bespoke Civil Ceremonies is one of the leading Civil Funeral Ceremony companies in Scotland and was established by Neil Dorward in 2005. We have grown as a company by maintaining high standards, serving families with care and compassion, ensuring that their needs come first.

Neil is grateful to work with Funeral Directors to provide families with the best possible care during their time of loss.

Neil Dorward is one of the most experienced and longest serving Funeral Celebrants in the UK and is the only person in the UK to have been awarded a Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy with High Distinction. He has a reputation that is second to none and he will help you create the service that is right for you.

During the last 15 years, we have established a first class reputation for delivering passionate funeral ceremonies that leave people feeling ‘that was the best funeral I have ever been at’. We give families the most fitting funeral service they wish for their loved ones. We are consistently rated as having the highest standards of excellence in the Celebrant Profession.

While Neil has a background in Church Ministry he works holistically and inclusively providing Funeral Ceremonies for people of all faiths and of none. His background in Management, Training and Professional Speaking ensures that your Funeral Ceremony is beautifully crafted and delivered, reflecting your wishes.