Dead and buried: an anthropological tour of Woodvale Cemetery

Tue 5 Sep • 16:00 – 17:30

Woodvale Cemetery
City Centre

Organised by:
  • Archaeology and Anthropology Scientific Section
  • Suitable for: 16+

    Explore the social history of Woodvale Cemetery and consider broad questions around our attitudes to death, body disposal and commemoration with a local historian and a social anthropologist. Hear how human societies have dealt with death and burial across the globe and through time hand discuss current issues such as the rise of natural burials and the contentious topic of funeral poverty.

    The tour will meet at the Extra-Mural Cemetery Gate, 116 Lewes Road, BN2 3QB, opposite the BP Garage. Please arrive on time for this event, late comers will not be able to join the tour.

    Event booking has closed for 2017. We hope you enjoyed the Festival. Join us next year!

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