Celebrate Funeral Receptions / Wakes

Funeral Receptions and Wakes

Funeral Receptions and Wakes

The Rufus Centre is located very cloesly to many local churches and only a short journey from crematoriums in both Bedford and Luton.

We have a wide selection of function rooms that are both private and in comfortable surroundings. In our Lockyer Suite we have bar facilities which are suitable from small numbers to anything up to 200 people.

Our inhouse catering team provide flexibility to achieve the catering arrangements that you desire. Anything from an afternoon tea to a finger buffet to a sit down meal can be arranged.IMG 2102 KG

For further information or to arrange a show-around please contact Sarah Dempsey on 01525 631905 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


All packages include room hire, arrival teas and coffees, china crockery, table decorations, serviettes and background music (optional).
Wine can be provided from £10 per bottle.

Gold Package £16 per head
Sandwiches, tortilla wraps, platters with 6 savouries and a selection of cakes

Silver Package 1 £14 per head
Sandwiches, tortilla wraps, platters with 4 savouries and a selection of cakes

Savoury platters will include a selection from the following:

Samosas, vegetable spring rolls, quiche, creamy mushroom vol au vents, egg vol au vents, crudités & dip, cheese with sundried pesto pinwheels

Sausage rolls, chicken goujons, chicken satays, honey & mustard cocktail sausages, prawn vol au vents, chicken vol au vents, scampi & dip

Silver Package 2 £15.50 per head
Ploughman’s Buffet including thick sliced ham, a selection of cheeses, thick sliced crusty bread, mixed salad bowl, homemade coleslaw, pickle and a selection of small cakes.

Bronze Package £9 per head
Sandwiches, sausage rolls, mini quiche and an assortment of cakes.