Stan the Harper – details of funeral and commemoration

Stan the Harper - details of funeral and commemoration

Stan will be resting at the funeral care home on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th August. Visits by appointment, details below.

Private Woodland Burial on Saturday 6th August. His coffin will pass along Aigburth Drive through his beloved Sefton Park from 11am.
Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired to The Florence Institute Trust Ltd, Nerve Magazine or Liverpool Social Centre Collective, c/o Co-Op Funeral Care, 2 Princes Road, L8 1TJ. Tel 0151 709 6255.

Following his burial, there will be an ‘open mic’ music session to celebrate his life on Saturday evening at The Florrie, 377 Mill Street, L8 4RF (6pm-11pm). All musicians welcome to come and play.

On Sunday 7th at the Palm House, Sefton Park, 10am-3pm, there will be a chance to pay our final respects before his harp leaves the city.

“Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there, I did not die.”

STAN AMBROSE, retired social worker, presenter of ‘Folkscene’ on Radio Merseyside for 49 years, and renowned harper. Much loved and missed by the Liverpool music community, died peacefully at home on July 11, 2016.

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