19/07/2013 10:07 HRS

Arrangements for a Humanist funeral ceremony celebrating the life of Andy Collier have just been announced. The event will take place at 2.30 pm on Friday 26th July in the Wathen Hall at St Paul’s School in Barnes, SW13 9JT London.

Since Andy’s passing last Friday aftrernoon (12th July) we have been overwhelmed by the tributes and appreciation received from so many friends throughout the theatrical and lighting communities. All the major industry web sites carry his obituary. Links are provided below..

Final details are still being planned but are expected to include contributions from family members and work colleagues and will feature music that Andy particuarly enjoyed. Guests are asked to dress “smart but cheerful”, as we remember the happiness that Andy brought into the life of everyone he knew. Andy’s family have requested that in lieu of flowers, donations to one of the following three charities that were dear to him would be greatly appreciated:

Light Relief (a charity formed to practical support and/or financial help for lighting designers in times of extreme hardship – for information see

The Friends of Richmond Park, a charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of the

Alzheimer’s Society (by cheque with a covering letter specifying ‘Singing for the Brain, East Hertfordshire’). For more information

Donations by cheque should be sent to T.H.Sanders & Sons, 447 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen, London SW14 7PR.

Venue Wathen Hall.

Date & Time 2.30pm, Friday 26th July

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Obituaries are hosted on various sites, including:-

Association of Lighting Designers.

Association of British Theatre Technicians

LSI Online

L & S America Online