Choosing the right venue for a funeral of a loved one or friend can be a difficult decision. You may choose to hold the service in a Church, our chapel, a farm, the crematorium chapel, a hall or community space, at your own home or somewhere more personal to your family. Here you will find all the information you need.
The William Farmer Victoria Street Chapel is a beautiful modern facility which offers seating for 280 people, with plenty of standing room. This chapel allows a clear vision to the lectern because of its wedge shaped sloping floor. The chapel offers state of the art Audio Visual Equipment, Video Streaming, Service Recording and a Hearing Loop for the hearing impaired. We also have a playground to help entertain young children before, during and after the service. In addition to this chapel, we also offer a large outdoor chapel for families to choose from surrounded by our peaceful garden.Learn more
The William Farmer Memorial Chapel has many years of history attached to it, and has the capacity to seat 100 people, plus standing room. This traditional chapel is tastefully decorated and has been used by families for many generations. This chapel offers updated Audio Visual Equipment for music and photo presentations. The Oakley Room is our refreshment room at this chapel, and will comfortably cater for refreshments following a funeral service. Learn more
Most families like to gather following a funeral for tea, coffee, refreshments and to share memories of their loved one or friend. An option for families is to choose to use the catering facilities of William Farmer Funeral Directors. Our refreshment room at our Bendigo Chapel is named the “Oakley Room” in recognition of W.H. Oakley Funeral Directors which was incorporated with William Farmer many years ago. Our refreshment room at our Eaglehawk chapel is a large comfortable and spacious room for family and friends to gather. Alternatively you may choose to have refreshments at a church hall, a home or somewhere more personal to your loved one.Learn more
With the continual innovation of technology, you can now view our William Farmer Victoria Street Chapel from the comfort of your home with a Virtual Tour. Explore our chapel, and if you would prefer, your can inspect our facility in person.Learn more
Choosing the right venue for a funeral of a loved one or friend can be a difficult decision. You may choose to hold the service in a Church, our chapel, a farm, the crematorium chapel, a hall or community space, at your own home or somewhere more personal to your family.Learn more