Guided History Tour of Sheffield General Cemetery - Sunday 6th January

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Sheffield General Cemetery Trust

The Gatehouse

Cemetery Avenue

Sheffield

S11 8NT

United Kingdom

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Discover Sheffield’s hidden gem of a Cemetery Park where history meets nature in a Grade II* Listed landscape. Join a guided tour to learn how this once fashionable Victorian cemetery fell into disuse but was then rescued from dereliction and restored over the last 40 years.

Learn about some of the 87,000 people buried here – both the great and the good like the Cole Brothers and Mark Firth with their grand monuments but also the hundreds lying in common graves.

Light refreshments will be served at the Gatehouse at the end of the walk.

Suggested minimum donation of £3 per person. Free tickets must be pre-booked online via Eventbrite and your donation will be collected at the start of the tour. Limited numbers - pre-booking essential.

Dogs welcome - please keep on a lead at all times.

Sensible footwear required.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No minimum age but the tour is aimed at adults and is more suitable for children aged over 11.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event ?

No need to bring your ticket - we shall have your name on a list and you can be checked in when you arrive.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On street parking on and around Cemetery Avenue close to the Gatehouse entrance. Nearest bus stops are on Ecclesall Road - Collegiate Crescent stop.


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Sheffield General Cemetery Trust

The Gatehouse

Cemetery Avenue

Sheffield

S11 8NT

United Kingdom

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