Welcome to the Friends of Margravine Cemetery

Welcome to Margravine Cemetery, also known in the past as Hammers Cemetery. Our organisation, the Friends of Margravine Cemetery is well over 100 strong. We work closely with the Council and with other relevant organisations in caring for the cemetery. Our group works on a membership basis, so if you enjoy your visits and would like to become a member of our group – or volunteer some of your time – or give a donation, then please do get in touch with us. Members benefit from being kept up to date with all the events in the cemetery, receive regular newsletters and invitations to seasonal cemetery walks as well as group discussion meetings to enhance the use of the cemetery. If you want to contact us please email: info@margravinecemetery.org.uk



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Current News – April to May 2020

Current News – April to May 2020

During lockdown we have managed to water the newly planted trees and whips and are currently rooting up two invasive species whilst out on our daily walks! We keep our membership up to date with news by email and a nature diary and have produced some ‘i-spy sheets’...

Spring 2019

Spring 2019

We are celebrating 150 years since the cemetery's opening in 1869. We had a great winter kids club. Many can now identify a gorse bush, a birch tree - and know where ladybirds overwinter! The central round bed is awaiting a face-lift and we hope to have news of this...

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