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Big Fat Goths Explore Arnos Vale

‘It seems that there is a rise in tombstone tourism’ started the article. Within the past month or so, awareness to cemeteries as places to visit in the capacity of a social/educational form rather than as a place of remembrance has … Continue reading

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A Visit to Agatha Christie’s Grave

Agatha Christie, the world’s best selling author, was born on 15th September 1890 in Torquay. She is know as the Queen of Crime for her detective fiction stories and her two most famous detectives are Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. She … Continue reading

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We Went On A Walk Around Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in a Rainstorm…You’ll Never Guess What Happened Next!

by Christina I would apologise for the ‘clickbait’ title but I really like it. If you clicked on it purely to find out what happened when me and my mum got caught in a downpour at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park … 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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A Selection of World War One Words and Pictures

by Christina We’ve been thinking a lot about World War One this month, and looking at all the different ways there are to remember and commemorate. Sheldon has looked at the lives of some notable people that lived, worked and … Continue reading

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Outside London – Trekking to Talacre to See an Abandoned Lighthouse

by Christina It was a cold, clear day in November and for once I was wearing sensible shoes. In fact, I was wearing wellies. Sheldon would have been proud of me. My friend Jess, who came with me on this … Continue reading

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The Village Green Preservation Society – Blackheath

by Christina A recent visit to Blackheath in London SE3 prompted a few morbid questions. I went for a walk on the heath, south London’s original and possibly last classic ‘village green’ the other day with my friend and fellow … Continue reading

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