Date(s) - 28/06/2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Southern Cemetery Manchester
Manchester Southern Cemetery Armed Forces Tour
On Armed Forces Day let us remember the lives of sailors, soldiers, airmen and civilians lost during conflict.
Emma Fox, of Manchester Guided Tours, and local military historian David Harrop will lead people around the cemetery visiting:
Commonwealth War Graves
Graves of recipients of the Victoria Cross
Civilians who lost their lives in the Blitz
Katyń Massacre memorial
Polish servicemen’s memorial
First and Second World War memorials
Graves of those who fought in the Zulu, Crimean and Falklands Wars
The unique display in the Remembrance Lodge of World War One memorabilia, curated by David Harrop.
Opened in 1879, Southern Cemetery is the largest municipal cemetery in the UK, and the second largest in Europe.
Costs £7 / £6 concessions
NB £1 from each ticket sold will be donated to the The Royal British Legion
Meet inside the main cemetery gates on Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton, M21 7GL. These are opposite James Hilton Memorials, 245d Barlow Moor Road, M21 7QL. NB do not meet at the crematorium. Please arrive a few minutes early.
Booking is essential as places are limited.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact Emma Fox on 07500 774 200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Emma Fox is a member of www.manchesterguidedtours.com and an ITG qualified Tourist Guide.