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Guided Walks for 2022

We are so excited to be bringing back our guided walks this year! We have so missed welcoming you to the cemetery and sharing some of the interesting stories we have discovered. Please meet at the Cross of Sacrifice at the Carr Lane entrance to the cemetery for all of these walks. We look forward to seeing you there!
 
Sunday 12 June, 3pm – Royal Connections
Discover the surprising connections between royalty and the people of Doncaster..
 
Sunday 31 July, 3pm – Sporting Stars
Hear the amazing life stories of the sporting stars who are buried in the cemetery
 
Saturday 20 August, 8.15pm – Bat Walk
Join an expert from the South Yorkshire Bat Group to detect the bats who have made the cemetery home.

Bring your own torch and get involved! 

Sunday 11 September, 3pm – Ashes to Ashes
Find out more about the people behind the process of burials including vicars and undertakers 

The funeral cortege of Serjeant Major Charles Smith and Lieutenant George William Slack, on 6 July 1918.

Work Mornings

Second Saturday of every month, 9.30am – 12 noon.

Lend a hand and help us care for and conserve for a beautiful, historic cemetery. Tasks include litter picking, cutting back shrubs, weeding, tidying graves and more. There is something for everyone. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring your own gloves and litter pickers where possible. All other equipment will be sanitised before and and after use. 

We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.

If you are planning on attending a work morning please e-mail info@fohpc.org.uk

Please read Risk Assessments before attending any work mornings.