An Introduction to the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries, early evening tour.

Fri May 17 2024 at 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm UTC+01:00

The Rose Villa Tavern | Birmingham

Friends of Key Hill  & Warstone Lane Cemeteries
Publisher/HostFriends of Key Hill & Warstone Lane Cemeteries
An Introduction to the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries, early evening tour.
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An evening tour which introduces many of the notable Brummies laid to rest in both Warstone Lane cemetery & neigbouring Key Hill Cemetery.
About this Event

Guided Evening Tour: An Introduction to the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries

Join us for a captivating evening as we delve into the rich history of the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries. This in-person event is perfect for history enthusiasts, curious minds, and anyone with a love for the intriguing tales of the past.

On Fri 17 May , at 17:30pm , we will gather at The Rose Villa Tavern to embark on a fascinating journey through time. Led by the experienced guide Dennis Cluley, we will explore the hidden stories behind the tombstones, catacombs , and memorials that grace these historic grounds.

Immerse yourself in the atmospheric charm of the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries as we uncover the lives of the remarkable individuals buried here. From influential craftsmen to beloved community figures, their legacies will come alive through captivating anecdotes and historical insights.
This is a fantastic chance to explore the newly restored cemeteries, view the architecture and learn about the famous faces from Birmingham past who found their final resting places in the Jewellery Quarter, including John Baskerville who died once and was buried several times, Joseph Chamberlain 3x Lord Mayor, a link to the Titanic, Major Harry Gem- Lawn Tennis, The family of author Kathleen Dayus, Alfred Bird- Custard, The Tolkien Family, Birmingham's last Town Crier, Constance Naden, Harriet Martineau, also the world's smallest performing person, along with interesting tales of the muched loved residents who rest in these two historic Grade II listed cemeteries.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries in the company of fellow history enthusiasts. Book your spot now and prepare to be enthralled by the secrets that lie within these hallowed grounds.
Please ensure you read"Frequently Asked Questions " below before purchasing your ticket.
Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.



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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

The Rose Villa Tavern, 172 Warstone Lane, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Tickets

GBP 800.00

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