Category Archives: Tour Guiding

Meet the (Real) Eastenders

by Sheldon This Saturday, let us take you on  trip back in time (without a TARDIS, sadly) to the East-End. This isn’t the East End of coffee shops, vintage stores and cereal cafes. This is the East End where war … Continue reading

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Murder, War & Gore: A Trip to the Long-Gone East End

by Sheldon Ticket alert! In two weeks time we’ll be kicking off our touring schedule for 2016 with our highly popular tour of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park! Opened as the last of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ Cemeteries in 1841; Tower Hamlets … Continue reading

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Westminster Meets Kensal Green – My First Tourguiding Experience

by Christina It is a Saturday morning at the end of June, it is about a million degrees, and Kensal Green Cemetery looks green and alive. I am standing in front of the gravestone of Dickensian author Wilkie Collins, trying … Continue reading

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Death in Bayswater

by Sheldon I was supposed to be researching a tour along a canal the following day, yet there I was, making a bee-line for Kensal Green Cemetery, walking a mile off course to find the grave of a man whose … Continue reading

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The Abode of the Mortal Part of Man: Cemetery Club Tour Part 2

by Sheldon Who’d have thought that 31 acres in North London would carry on the mantle established by a burial ground that lay 4.1 miles away, created several hundred years before? On Saturday I ventured up to Stoke Newington to give … Continue reading

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Orators and Entertainers

by Sheldon I’m pleased to say that another Cemetery Club tour is happening! On Saturday 13th December, I warmly invite you to join me for ‘Orators and Entertainers: the Hidden Story of Abney Park Cemetery’! Following on from the hugely successful … Continue reading

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Shuffle Off This Mortal Coil

by Sheldon What does the first Labour Mayor of Poplar, the bloke who built the Cutty Sark and the supplier of animals to P. T. Barnum have in common? Following the successful debut of our Brompton tour, I am pleased … Continue reading

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