Events Page

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

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

Enjoy the cemetery at the height of summer. Last year we caught 68 different kinds of moths in one night. Wild flowers and magnificent grasses.

6.15pm Introductory Tour - meet in the Chapel. Free

7.30pm Passive Resisters - Meet in the Chapel Free

The Resurrection Players performed a new play in April this year which featured more than 15 people who were eventually buried in this cemetery. This tour will introduce you to the auctioneer who sold the musical instruments in Hungerford, key activists in the Passive Resistance protest against aspects of the 1902 Education Act and many local tradesmen who refused to pay their rates in 1903.

Organiser: Ros Clow

Friends of Newtown Road Cemetery AGM
Venue: St Francis de Sale Church Hall
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
19:30

Speaker to be announced

Organiser: Maureen Hudd

Storytelling for Halloween
Venue: Newtown Road Cemetery Chapel
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
19:30

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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