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We're a Friends group looking after a beautiful Victorian cemetery

‘Cheers’, join us for a pint

Come and join Friends of Holbeck Cemetery at Holbeck Gala this Saturday, 1st July from 12 midday to 4 pm, and have a pint of local Real ale. This year The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery, together with Holbeck Christian Fellowship, … Continue reading

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Visit of Friends of Lawnswood Cemetery

On the hottest Saturday this year The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery met with The Friends of Lawnswood Cemetery to take them on a tour Holbeck Cemetery.Holbeck Cemetery is a much more humble affair than Lawnswood , which is Leeds’s main … Continue reading

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Family research and Family search

We have been busy over the last week or two helping families find their ancestor’s resting places. People often contact the Friends of Holbeck Cemetery to ask us to pinpoint their ancestor’s memorials – not an easy task for anyone. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Walk 2016

The Friends of Holbeck Cemetery invite you to join them on their annual Remembrance Walk on Sunday 13th November at 2:30 pm. Please meet at the main gates on Fairfax Road, off Cemetery Road. We will focus on some of … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Day 2016

Join us on Thursday 8th September at 11 am to begin the new Holbeck Heritage Trail.  It is a whole day walk  which will begin in Holbeck Cemetery where we will look at some of the memorials of those innovators and … Continue reading

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Remembering the Somme

 Join us for a Sunset Vigil  July 1st at 7:30 pm Remembering The Somme Vigil will take place around the Cross of Sacrifice ( near Beeston Road) Please join the Friends of Holbeck Cemetery  for about an hour as they focus … Continue reading

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Wandering and working in the blossom

Wednesday 11th May was a pretty busy day in Holbeck Cemetery. The cemetery was looking pretty spectacular too with its cherry trees looking their best after the sun and showers that we had had recently.If you want to come and … Continue reading

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