Tour of Key Hill cemetery- Stories from the Stones & history of catacombs


Sun Oct 08 2023 at 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm


Icknield Street near Key Hill Circus | Birmingham, EN

Key Hill cemetery tour & history of the catacombs plus stories from the stones
About this Event

Stories from the Stones -a walking History Tour with our expert volunteer guide includes the history the unique catacombs and the residents resting in this non -denominational cemetery.

The final resting place of Joseph Chamberlain , Alfred Bird, Thomas Avery , William Murphy , John Skirrow Wright , Joseph Tangye, Constance Naden , Harriet Martineau , Marie Bethel Beauclerc , , Rev George Dawson , Henry Palethorpe, Joseph Gillott, Robert Lucas Chance , William Butler , Thomas Walker , Isaac Horton, James Hinks.

Tour Fees: £8.00 plus booking fee .

Children under 16 years no charge. Please contact the organiser to reserve children's places. All Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

MEETING PLACE: Key Hill Cemetery, Icknield Street gate entrance near Key Hill Circus on the A4540 , not far from Warstone Lane Cemetery. Icknield Street entrance at 1.50pm for 2pm start this allows time to be booked in before the tours starts. ( see separate event for Warstone Lane Cemetery tour at 12 noon )

Guided Cemetery are the second Sunday of the month except for December .This tour does not include viewing the interior of catacombs.

Interior Catacombs tours are rare events during summer and early autumn . These will advertised via this Eventbrite page. Wise to click “ Follow” to be notified of all forthcoming events.

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Where is it happening?

Icknield Street near Key Hill Circus, Key Hill Circus, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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GBP 8.00

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