The Friends of Blackburn Old Cemetery

Working Parties

Currently working parties take place on Wednesday mornings at 10.00am - until 12.30pm approx. and Monday afternoons 1.00pm till 3.00pm approx.  (See Restoration Project page for more details of intended work projects).

Please wear suitable clothing, gloves and suitable footwear.  All tools will be provided.


Hard at work clearing bramble and scrub

Celtic Cross before cleaning


Celtic cross after some TLC


Gordon and Bill and the gang clearing the Jewish section


Clearing a section of the Nuns Graves


                          more of the Nuns Graves being cleaned            A well earned rest whilst mowing the Poppy garden


Closer views of the Nuns Graves after cleaning


more mowing of the Poppy garden


                                               before               the attack on the balsam on Monday           after


 A selection of pictures of some of our recent clean-ups



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