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Tuesday Talk: Messages from the Dead: Exploring Funerary Architecture of North-West London

Tuesday 8 February, 2-3pm

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With Lorraine Evans 

Funerary monuments and grave markers are an important part of our heritage and deserve to be treated as such. They reflect the lives, beliefs, and attitudes to death of past communities and individuals. In essence, they provide a window into our ancestors’ thoughts and deeds. From the dawning of the Reformation to the emergence of lawn cemeteries in the twentieth century, this talk endeavours to explore the rich social history funerary monuments can impart, weaving, at times, a long forgotten narrative.

About the Speaker
Lorraine Evans is a Mortuary Archaeologist and Death Historian specialising in nonconformist burial practices, funerary construction, and the social histories of mortality. A best-selling author, her latest book Burying the Dead explores the archaeological history of burying grounds, she is presently completing her PhD at the IISPG.


This workshop/course is presented with funding support from Learn Harrow. You will be required to register with Learn Harrow to take part in this workshop – instructions will follow in a separate email. It is really important you register as future funding for similar events depends on it.



Tuesday 8 February, 2-3pm


£2.50 per Zoom screen

Age Range

Tuesday Talks are designed for adults but all ages are welcome!

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This Tuesday Talk is presented online via Zoom. All Zoom details are included on your print at home ticket. Any issues or questions, please email info@headstonemanor.org

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