august, 2021

sun08aug12:00 pm2:00 pmGuided Tour of Warstone Lane Cemetery in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Vyse Street Event Organized By: Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery, in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Event Type :Tours, Talks & Walks

Event Details

Walking History Tour – Warstone Lane Cemetery , the unique two tired catacombs & the residents who rest in this Church of England Cemetery.

The resting place of John Baskerville , Major Harry Gem ( Lawn Tennis ) , A Gentleman from the Ancient Order of the Druids , James Cooper VC recipient of the Victoria Cross. Edward Warrulan -son of an aboriginal king , plus a connection to the ship Titanic.

Conservation -the two tiered catacombs have recently been restored, along with , new railings , footpaths and planting in this Church of England Cemetery .

Tour of Warstone Lane Cemetery in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter , Hockley , starts at 12 Noon.

Meeting place : In the cemetery near Catacombs at 11.50 am. Entrances at Vyse Street/ Pitsford Street / Warstone Lane & Icknield Street .

Tickets £5.00 plus booking fee . Children under 16 years no charge.

See other events for a guided tour Key Hill Cemetery at 2pm

Follow the Friends on Eventbrite , Facebook , Twitter and via the Friends website .

Volunteers of the Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery RAISING FUNDS FOR GRAVE RESTORATION preserving our history and caring for the community since 2004

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Time

(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location

Vyse Street

Vyse Street near Pitsford Street, Birmingham, B18

Organizer

Friends of Key Hill Cemetery & Warstone Lane Cemetery, in Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

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