Tag Archives: Highgate

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Highgate?

by Sheldon  Highgate Cemetery is asking for ideas on how to be a sustainable place of burial for years to come. This is important for many reasons. Firstly, it’s easily the best known Cemetery in the UK and the fact … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Seven: A Photographic Guide

By Christina  Samuel Johnson once said ‘when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life‘. Yawn. We’ve all had that quote shoved down our throats at some point. Yes yes, London is never boring, etc etc. However, … Continue reading

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Little Cemetery Observations – a Photo Blog

by Christina My friend Steph is a photographer. She moved to London from New York state in January 2007 and her first flat here was in Kensal Green. One of the first places I remember her taking photographs of was … Continue reading

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Capturing the Moment

by Sheldon The Cemetery Club was founded as a place for me and Christina to celebrate the Magnificent Seven Cemeteries and as a place to share, pass comment and remember the times we’ve spent walking around appreciating a bygone age. … Continue reading

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Cemetery Club Visitin’ – A Checklist for Success!

by Christina The first rule of Cemetery Club is: you can talk about it as much as you like. People might think you’re weird so be ready to defend your interest in posh graveyards and all things Dead Victorian Person. … Continue reading

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Mary Nichols and The Sleeping Angel

by Christina The story goes that the tomb of Mary Nichols lay completely hidden under ivy until the 1980’s, when it was discovered by photographer John Gay. It’s now uncovered and everyone who takes the Highgate Cemetery West tour can see … Continue reading

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A Journey to Nunhead

by Sheldon As promised last week, my post this sunny and hot Monday will be a more in-depth look at Nunhead.  It was the second Cemetery to be opened by the London Cemetery Company, as an attempt to recreate the … Continue reading

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