Originally designed for ex-pat Brummies to see how the place is changing, this blog has now become a photo-diary of places and events in Birmingham and the surrounding area. Please report corrections and broken links to me at uk.dave AT gmail.com
Friday, September 03, 2010
KEY HILL CEMETERY HERITAGE DAYS - 11th and 12th Sept 2010
Sat 11th and Sun 12th September
On both days there will be hearses from the Co-op Funeral Soc, various stalls including BARRA, Ted Rudge (Winson Green to Brookfields), Mac Joseph (Ladywood Past and Present) and BMSGH will be doing burial look-ups (on cd, not exhuming!), Carl Chinn archives should be on display (Carl won't be there). Saturday: Lord & Lady Mayoress will attend for a while, "self-guided" tours using leaflets, maps and marked graves of noted citizens. Sunday: Horse-drawn hearse should make an appearance for a few hours. Also official guided tours Warstone Lane Cemetery (12-1pm) and Key Hill Cemetery (2-4pm).