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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The Bone Hill

It was on a cold Winter’s day on January 5th, 1854 that the relatives of fifteen year old Elizabeth Howell Oliver huddled around her grave to say their goodbyes. As the Minister committed her body to the dirt – ashes to ashes and dust to dust, a much broader event was coming to the fore. […]

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