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More Guided Walks

Our next walks day is Sunday May 16th.
Some availability

Next walk Sunday June 13th

See below for more information

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We Meet at the Society lodge adjacent to the Cemetery Office.



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There is a separate entrance to the Glades, with its own lay-by, off Cemetery Pales.

Parking is available inside the entrance.

Refreshments and toilet facilities are available at the society lodge

We ask for a donation before the walks. £4.00 a head will help restoration
 
All money goes towards Cemetery restoration.


Brookwood Cemetery is near Woking, Surrey. It is adjacent to the A322 Guildford - Bagshot Road (Junction 3 off the M3). The entrance to the Cemetery is off Cemetery Pales, a road joining the A322 near the Brookwood cross-roads. See our location map. The postcode is GU24 0BL.

If you want to arrange your own walk through the cemetery you must get permission from Brookwood Cemetery to do so.

For Travel information see getting to Brookwood


 
 

Walks Sunday, May 16th

Places still available

ARTISTS IN BROOKWOOD - leaving at 2pm

Led by Jenny Mukerji

This walk will point out the memorials of a number of artists in Brookwood Cemetery as we journey along to concentrate upon the graves three of our more famous painters, Evelyn de Morgan, John Singer Sargent and Sir Luke Fildes.

Jenny has been a friend of the Society  for many years, and has great knowledge on her subject.  Barry

Walks Sunday, June 13th

SCANDAL AND EXHUMATION - 11am and 2pm
Led by Barry Devonshire
I will tell you about a Victorian scandal involving an exhumation, a Foreign society Beauty, and an unfaithful wife, seeing the graves of some of the parties. Along the way we will see the graves of an early woman doctor and an artist, amongst others

MAUSOLEUM WALK - leaving at, 11am and 2pm
Led by Jon Leech
Visit and maybe view inside some of the many wonderfully designed and not so wonderfully designed Mausoleums in the grounds of the Cemetery, including ‘The Jewel in the Crown. You will also hear about the families who commissioned them and their stories.

INTRODUCTORY WALK - leaving at, 11am and 2pm
South Cemetery - You will be introduced to this wonderful cemetery, why it was created, how it has been used, discover some of its unique Features, a walk that will hopefully make you want to come back for another visit, be it just for a gentle stroll or a guided tour.

SYMBOLISM - leaving at, 11am
Led by Alison Vince
Learn about the meanings of some of the wonderful designs on the many varied headstones in the Cemetery

RAILWAY WALK - leaving at 2pm
Led by Kim Lowe
You will follow the route of the former London Necropolis Railway through Brookwood Cemetery Visiting the sites of the two stations and you will be told the story of this curious railway


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EACH WALK WILL HAVE  5 IN THE PARTY PLUS THE  WALK LEADER

EACH WALK WILL BE 1 & 1/2 HOURS LONG, COVERING DIFFERENT AREAS IN THE CEMETERY.

SHOULD OUR PATHS CROSS THEN WE WILL KEEP THE  APPROPRIATE DISTANCE.

BOOKING FOR ANY OF THE WALKS WILL BE ESSENTIAL

BOOKING MAY BE DONE BY EMAIL ~ walks@tbcs.org.uk or mobile 07768748935.

A DONATION OF £4 PER PERSON ONCE RECEIVED, WILL CONFIRM A PLACE ON THE WALK

 

 

         
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