Hundreds of mourners gathered near Port Isaac this afternoon to say a final farewell to the Fisherman's Friends singer Trevor Grills. The 54-year-old died as he was getting ready to perform at a gig almost two weeks ago. A private service was held for him at St. Endellion Church.
Watch Francesca Carpenter's report.
The funeral of Fisherman Friend's singer Trevor Grills is taking place in St Endellion Church in Cornwall this afternoon. He and the group's tour manager were killed in an accident while on tour.
Ian Brown, the band's manager has spoken of their - and the Port Isaac community's - loss
The funeral of a member of the Cornish sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends will take place later. Singer Trevor Grills died in hospital after he was critically hurt in an accident at a music venue.
The group's tour manager was also killed by a metal door which fell on them.
The service will take place at St Endellion Church just outside Port Isaac where the group is from.
The North Cornwall fishing village of Port Isaac is in mourning tonight after the death of a member of the sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends. Singer Trevor Grills died in hospital after he was critically hurt in a freak accident at the weekend.
The group's tour manager was also killed. They were trapped under a metal door at a concert venue in Surrey. Fellow band members said Mr Grills had been a much loved and valued friend to them. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
Fisherman's Friends band members Jon Cleave (centre), Nigel Sheratt (left) and Billy Hawkins have paid tribute to their friend and colleague Trevor Grills:
Fisherman's Friends band member Trevor Grills died in hospital last night from injuries sustained in a freak accident at the G Live concert venue in Guildford, Surrey on Saturday.
The group's promoter, Paul McMullen, died at the scene from leg injuries.
The loading bay area where the accident happened is out of bounds while investigations continue, although G Live remains open.
We are devastated to hear that Fisherman's Friends band member Trevor Grills died in hospital last night as a result of the head injuries suffered on Saturday.
The tragic events of Saturday also claimed the life of the band's promoter.
Both men were involved in an accident in the loading bay area of the G Live concert venue prior to their scheduled performance that evening.
Surrey Police and the Health and Safety Executive investigations are ongoing with no further information being available at this time.
Guildford Borough Council and HQ Theatres, who own and manage the venue respectively, continue to fully assist with the investigation.
The thoughts and prayers of the G Live staff are with the families and friends of all who have been affected by this tragic accident.
A HSE spokesman said it was unable to comment further while its investigation was in progress.
Band members from Fisherman's Friends have paid tribute to their friend and colleague Trevor Grills who died last night:
The Fisherman's Friends announce with great sadness that their friend and fellow band member Trevor Grills passed away last night as a result of severe head injuries inflicted during an accident on Saturday February 9.
Trevor was a much-loved and valued friend to all of us and was an integral part of the Port Isaac community. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Trevor's family at this very difficult time.
We are all deeply saddened at losing Trevor.
The Fisherman's Friends are exactly that: life-long partners in all they do and our thoughts and prayers go out to them and Trevor's family and friends.
Police were called to the venue shortly before midday on Saturday after a report that two men were trapped under a metal door in the loading bay.
The band's promoter Paul McMullen, was treated by paramedics but was declared dead at the scene.
A member of the Cornish-based sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends who was seriously injured in a freak accident which also killed the band's tour manager has died in hospital, it has been announced.
Trevor Grills, 54, suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a falling metal door at the G Live concert venue in Guildford, Surrey, on Saturday.
The group's promoter, Paul McMullen, died at the scene from leg injuries. Mr Grills was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting, London, but died on Monday night, Surrey Police confirmed.
In a statement, the band paid tribute to Mr Grills as "a much-loved and valued friend".
Members of the sea shanty singing group gathered in their home village of Port Isaac today, as Steve Hardy reports.
Grief-stricken members of Cornwall-based sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends have thanked the public for their support, after their tour manager died and singer Trevor Grills was seriously injured in a freak accident.
Paul McMullen died at the scene of the incident on Saturday, hours before the ten-piece were due to perform at the G Live venue in Guildford, Surrey.
He was trapped underneath a door at the venue's loading bay, police said. Mr Grills suffered head injuries and is in a serious condition in hospital.
Band member Jon Cleave, who introduces the Fisherman's Friends songs during concerts, gave this statement a short time ago.