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FREE TALK at Doncaster Mansion House 19th July 11am - 12 noon

Join the Friends for a FREE talk at Doncaster Mansion House on Friday the 19th of July from 11am until 12 noon. The talk will explore the true stories of some of the most influential Victorian residents of the town of Doncaster.

The talk is free but donations towards the work of the Friends are always appreciated.

Guided Walks for 2019

Here are the guided walks for 2019.

Sunday 19th May at 3pm – ‘Open All Hours’ – Learn about the lives of shopkeepers and retailers from Doncaster.

Sunday 23rd June at 3pm – ‘Hidden Meanings – The Stonemasons Art’ – A look at the symbols used on memorials.

Sunday 21st July at 3pm – ‘Untimely Ends’ – Not for the faint hearted!

Saturday 10th August at 9pm – ‘Bat Walk’ – experience locating bats in the cemetery at dusk, with a bat expert.

Sunday 15th September at 3pm – ‘World War 2’ – remembering those who gave their lives in WWII.

Sunday 22nd September at 3pm – ‘In Name Only’

Also look at our news page for 2019 for updates on these walks.

Saturday 13 July 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning
Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.
Saturday 10 August 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning

Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.

Saturday 14 September 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning
Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.
Saturday 12 October 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning
Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.
Saturday 9 November 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning
Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.
Saturday 14 December 2019, 9:30am until 12 noon - Working Morning
Working Morning – This month’s opportunity to make a very direct contribution to the improvement of the cemetery. We always have a variety of tasks to carry out, so there’s something for people of all abilities. Please come along and lend a hand. We’d suggest that you wear the sort of clothing that you might use for gardening and please wear stout footwear.
We are very grateful to Adrian Welch Glass & Glazing for letting us use the washing and toilet facilities in his premises during these sessions.