Events Page

Please find below a list of upcoming events involving or organised by the Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery.

Meet Cemetery Friends weekend
Venue: West Berkshire Museum and Newtown Road Cemetery
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
10:00 - 16:00

Saturday 28th April 10.00am till 3.00pm we will be running a stall at the Heritage Forum event in West Berkshire Museum. It would be lovely to have some visitors this year!

Sunday 29th April we will host a Welcome Day at the cemetery. Come and see the spectacular Resurrection Window. Find-a-Grave service. Guided Tours.

Organiser: Ros Clow

Venue: 30 Priory Road
Tuesday, May 08, 2018
14:00 - 17:00

More than likely this session will be finishing off the pile of research we started on 17th April!

Organiser: Ros Clow

Open Studios
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery Chapel
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - Sunday, May 27, 2018

A new exhibition from Isabel Carmona, Christine Lack and Kate Steele. Open every weekend

Organiser: Isabel Carmona

Midsummer Cemetery
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
18:00 - 21:00

Enjoy the cemetery at the height of summer. Guided Tours. Last year we caught 62 different kinds of moths in one night. Wild flowers and magnificent grasses.

Organiser: Ros Clow

Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery AGM
Venue: St Francis de Sale Church Hall
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Speaker to be announced

Organiser: Maureen Hudd

Storytelling for Halloween
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery Chapel
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

After trick or treating come to the Chapel in costume to hear a new story about a cemetery.

Organiser: Ros Clow

World War Words
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery Chapel
Saturday, November 10, 2018
19:30 - 22:00

An evening of readings and drama. Lest We Forget.

Organiser: Ros Clow

Remembrance Welcome Event
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery Chapel
Saturday, November 10, 2108
10:00 - 16:00

Vist the cemetery to remember those who died during both World Wars, especially in World War One which ended 100 years ago tomorrow. Guided Tours. Find-a-Grave Service

There will be a Poetry Reading event in the Chapel in the evening.

Organiser: Doug Larsen



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