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Guided History Tour of Sheffield General Cemetery

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Sheffield General Cemetery

The Gatehouse

Cemetery Avenue

Sheffield

S11 8NT

United Kingdom

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Ever wanted to learn more about Sheffield's history? Why not start with a fascinating glimpse into Sheffield's Victorian past on our guided tour of this Grade II* listed historic cemetery. Meet the residents who shaped Sheffield's history, from Mark Firth and Samuel Holberry to the Cole Brothers and George Bassett, and many more. Discover the stories behind some of our 87,000 burials, see the French-inspired catacombs and the listed monuments & structures including the recently restored Samuel Worth Chapel, in this unique and historic Victorian landscaped 'Garden Cemetery'.

Sunday 1 July, starts 2pm from the Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue (off Ecclesall Rd).

£3 per person, 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.

Sensible footwear required, and please note that the cemetery is located on a hillside with narrow paths.

FAQs

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

The tour is aimed at adults; there is no minimum age but we suggest it is more suitable for children aged over 11. All attendees must have a ticket and the minimum donation applies to all.

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

There is on-street parking on and around Cemetery Avenue close to the Gatehouse entrance. The nearest bus stops are on Ecclesall Road.

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

No, we will have your name on a list and you can be checked off when you arrive.

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Sheffield General Cemetery

The Gatehouse

Cemetery Avenue

Sheffield

S11 8NT

United Kingdom

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