Funeral Arrangements

Hi, this page is dedicated to all those interested in participating in Richard’s funeral celebrations.


The man behind the mask…

Richard Billam nee Skerman (kind of!)

Funeral is planned for Friday 14th October, 12:30 – 14:00

Venue: Hinton Park, Christchurch,

BH23 7EJ

Venue website:

Meet outside 11:45 – 12:30, Service Start: 12:30 – 14:00



BEFORE funeral (optional) Rendezvous point 10:30 – 11:30  and then again

AFTER funeral (optional) 14:00 onwards (food included)  BH23 5RQ


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Please keep checking back as I (Nigel) intend to update this page as and when things change. Last update 19:40 Wednesday 12/10/2022

You can download a PDF document which is the planned Order of Service i.e. the agenda and players etc here: Richard’s Order of Service UPDATED 11/10/2022,

printed copies will be available at the service.

Dress code: Casual or whatever you are comfortable wearing, some may prefer formal mourning dress – no matter. It is suggested you could, if you wish, add a bit of orange!

Weather Forecast: 16 degrees, sunny intervals and a moderate breeze, windspeed 12 MPH

Contact mobiles: Graham 07771343456, Nigel 07748774570

We plan to provide a Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 828 6023 2832, Passcode: 469819

Please leave horses (?) and motorbikes outside!?

No onsite camping or fires!