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Unguided Walk 2

This is the second walk in our 'Unguided Walk' series.  There are  pictures and details of the memorials together with a map to help you locate the gravestones.  There are links to some of the...

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21 Jun 2020
Unguided Walk 1
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Unguided Walk 1

Although there can’t be any official guided tours at the moment, you can still wander about the cemetery and find some of the graves mentioned on walks. The following photos are of interesting headstones you...

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19 Jun 2020
The Best Epitaph
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The Best Epitaph

It isn’t easy to choose the words for an epitaph. The message on a headstone will be read by generations to come, so you’ll want to get things just right. But how can anyone possibly...

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21 Jan 2020
A Walkers' Walk and a Workers' Walk
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A Walkers’ Walk and a Workers’ Walk

A walk is a walk is a walk…but not necessarily. We’ve just had two very different walks, both of which involved proper walkers. On Sunday 15th September, we once more contributed to the programme for the Bedfordshire...

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18 Sep 2019
Trees, trees, trees
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Trees, trees, trees

Who would have thought that trees could be such darned clever little beggars? Well, twenty visitors braved the drizzle on Sunday afternoon and had a masterclass in the wonderful world of TREES. Led by Jo Roberts...

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30 Jul 2019
Ruth Hogan’s Cemetery Tour
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Ruth Hogan’s Cemetery Tour

Local Bedford author Ruth Hogan has achieved international success with her first two published novels ‘The Keeper of Lost Things’ and ‘The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes’. Ruth is president of the friends of Foster Hill...

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30 Nov 2018
Bedfordshire Walking Festival
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Bedfordshire Walking Festival

Another sunny Sunday afternoon at Foster Hill Road Cemetery, and another big group of visitors. There was around 60 people (plus three small dogs), joining in with our contribution to the Bedfordshire Walking Festival. The...

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14 Sep 2018
Crime & Punishment
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Crime & Punishment

There was a good turnout on Sunday 22nd July for the Crime and Punishment tour - 31 people having joined, despite the heat. It is a subject that always fascinates people. Each grave shows a...

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27 Jul 2018