Upcoming Events

General Cemetery: Historical Tour

Meet at the Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue 1.30pm / 2.00pm / 2.30pm

Ever wanted to learn more about Sheffield's history? Why not start with a fascinating glimpse into Sheffield's Victorian past on our guided tour of this Grade II listed historic cemetery. Meet the residents who shaped Sheffield's history, from Mark Firth and Samuel Holberry to the Cole Brothers and George Bassett, and many more. Discover the stories behind some of our 87,000 burials, see the French-inspired catacombs and the listed monuments & structures including the recently restored Samuel Worth Chapel, in this unique and historic Victorian landscaped 'Garden Cemetery'.

Cost £5. For details and to book online at: www.gencem.org or www.ticketsource.co.uk