Foster Hill Road Cemetery Event Details

The Friends of Foster Hill Road Cemetery host a number of themed talks during the year, which are open to the public and always prove very popular.  The Cemetery records are available at the Chapel during the Heritage Weekend in September and an annual carol concert is held near Christmas.  Other events are held to mark special occasions.

Members of the Friends lead several guided walks during the summer months. Each walk is themed and covers topics such as the Cemetery’s spectacular graves, its history, its wildlife, tales of those buried there and more.  Walks are also included during the Heritage weekend.  The walks last approximately 1.5 hours and the pace is gentle.  However, the cemetery grounds are uneven so a pair of stout walking shoes is recommended.

We are also happy to arrange bespoke walks for interested groups, please contact us for details.

The times and dates of our events vary, so please see our events calendar for more details.

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Summer Walks – Crime and Punishment

The Crime and Punishment tour take you on an interesting journey through Bedford’s 19th Century criminal past, visiting various graves in the cemetery that include an innovative Prison Governor, a murder victim and a policeman.

The walks are free but a small contribution to the Friends would be welcome.

Meet at the Chapel 10 minutes before the start of the walk.

Tea and home made cakes will be available at the end of the walk for a small charge.

Please note:  The cemetery ground is uneven, so wear sensible shoes.  When viewing memorials, please do not lean on them.

Date

August 8

Time

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cost

Free

Location

The Chapel
Foster HIll Road
Bedford, MK41 7TD United Kingdom

Organiser

Foster Hill Road Cemetery
Website:
www.fosterhillroadcemetery.co.uk

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