Gruesome Tales, This Thursday!

The scene that met the Policemen made them collectively shudder. Robert and Nathaniel Coombes were calmly playing cards downstairs. Their mother was nowhere to be seen. But she was in the house. Upstairs, lying in bed, actually. Murdered. Her face had been largely devoured by maggots while rats had eaten her brain, heart and right […]

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Shuffle Festival 2016

by Sheldon Death usually depresses the hell out of people and 2016 seems to be doing a good enough job of that already – from the loss of icon after icon and Brexit; this year is one to be remembered. But there are still plenty of things to be chipper about – such as the return […]

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Get Involved! Tour Schedule 2015

by Sheldon With the summer season firmly in sight it’s time to announce this year’s tour schedule! We kick off this year’s season with the celebration of the 175th birthday of Abney Park Cemetery. An immaculate arboretum in its day, nature has claimed back the once tidy flowerbeds and hidden the people buried here…UNTIL NOW. Come […]

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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 Tower Hamlets walk I led, the nice people of Abney Park have invited me to […]

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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 to announce I shall be delivering a tour of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park as part […]

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