Singer Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, who had flown in from the US especially for the funeral, played an acoustic version of his 1970 hit Wild World.
Family friend Otis Irwin addressed the guests before the second hymn Dear Lord and Father of Mankind.
Renowned photographer Don McCullin, a close friend of Mr Shand’s, read a tribute while Ben Elliot read an extract from Mr Shand’s book Travels on My Elephant.
A choir sang Somewhere from Westside Story before Ayesha Shand made her own tribute.
The final hymn was The Lord of the Dance and the guests exited the church to The Elephant Song from Disney film The Jungle Book.
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