This weekend at Abney Park…

Black History Day – walks and talks Sat 24 October from 1pm 1pm An introduction to Abney Park 2pm The Abolitionists of Abney Park 3pm Diane Abbott MP talks about the BME experience in Hackney 4pm A graveside reading of the Harlem Renaissance writer Eric Walrond’s book Tropic Death Plus, a fascinating exhibit from Hackney Archives on the Abolitionists of Hackney… … More This weekend at Abney Park…

Abney Park UPDATE

Abney Park 175th Anniversary Celebrations View this email in your browser Abney Park is 175! Come help us celebrate! Dawn Chorus 13 May, 5am-approx 7am Free Reserve your spot on the walk here Meet at the Stoke Newington High Street entranceCome and listen to Abney Park’s magical dawn chorus, as part of Abney’s 175th birthday celebrations. … More Abney Park UPDATE

Abney Park is 175!

Come help us celebrate! It’s 175 years since Abney Park cemetery was established in 1840 and we are celebrating with a series of exciting events this May, from literary talks to nature walks and music in the park. Come and find out all about Abney! The 175th anniversary of Abney Park Cemetery’s opening is on … More Abney Park is 175!

Abney Park Trust Minutes from EGM 15 March 2015

Please read the following minutes from the Abney Park Trust EGM 15 March 2015, to be approved at the next Abney Park Trust AGM. Attendees: 18 members Jon Markovic (JM) from Hackney Council, for item 1 only. Trustee: Alan Gartrell (AG) Trustee: Richard Allen (RA) 1) Transfer of management responsibilities to LBH JM presented the … More Abney Park Trust Minutes from EGM 15 March 2015

Abney Park 175th anniversary celebrations

May 2015 This May is the 175th Anniversary of the opening of Abney Park Cemetery and we will be celebrating the occasion with a variety of events, to which you are cordially invited. 9 May Fun Day  The traditional Abney event with music, craft workshops, food, stalls and an opportunity to discuss the future of Abney. 10 May Talking … More Abney Park 175th anniversary celebrations