What does a headstone tell you about a life long gone? Join cemetery historian and tour guide Sam Perrin for a journey through a selection of headstones and grave markers from around the world to see just how revealing, witty and moving some people’s final memorials can be. From tear-jerkingly poignant to laugh-out-loud funny, you’ll never look at a cemetery the same way.
Sam Perrin has over 14 years’ experience as a cemetery guide, researching and leading walks around Tower Hamlets, Abney Park, Hampstead and Highgate Cemeteries. Her historical biographies have appeared in several publications and Sam appeared alongside Sheldon on the BBC’s Inside Out (South East). Currently pursuing her MA in Victorian Studies, she is also writing her first full-length historical biography.
Tea and cakes available for a small charge
£4.00 for Friends of Bedford Cemetery