Thursday, 20 October 2011

St John at Hackney Churchyard Hallowe'en & planting events


Monday 24 October, 10 - 12 noon

Free family bulb planting at St John at Hackney Churchyard

  • Come and plant bulbs at Hackney's ancient churchyard and help keep it looking beautiful in the spring.

  •   Meet by St Augustine's Tower at 10am. Suitable for all ages. All tools and equipment provided.


Sunday 30 October 3pm: 
Free Tour of St John at Hackney Churchyard Hallowe'en Special


  • Come on a tour of the ancient churchyard and discover some of the people buried here over the last 500 years, from Lord Mayors of London, to shoemakers; from Royal Courtiers to victims of the Plague, all our Hackney ancestors rest here. 
  • Meet by St Augustine's Tower at 3pm. Tower open from 2pm - 4.30p, booking recommended: Emily[dot]jost[at]hackney[dot]gov[dot]uk

1 comment :

  1. Interesting. As France and French families gear up for Toussaintis,is this Halloween graveyard
    tour in any way related to All Saints Day?
    Or is it just all pumpkins and fireworks?

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