The Beautiful Burial Ground

Filming at Crumpsall Jewish Cemetery, Manchester

Jewish cemetery    On a warm, sunny day in May, the Caring for God’s Acre (CfGA) team visited Crumpsall Jewish cemetery to film the Director of Jewish Heritage, Dr Sharman Kadish talking about Jewish cemeteries for the film ‘The Beautiful Burial Ground’.

 

 

 

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Love your Churchyard Conference

For clergy, wardens and others who "Love Their Churchards". 

Saturday 11th February 2017 10.00 am - 3.30 pm Blymhill  Village Hall  TF11 8LJ

Click HERE to download further details

We are delighted to receive support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Beautiful Burial Ground Project

13th February 2017

This project aims to put burial grounds literally on the heritage map by creating a bespoke database and interactive map where individual burial sites can be mapped, linking records on the plants and animals to a particular site, easily accessed by all.

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Caring for God’s Acre’s Churchyard Task Team constructed a hibernaculum

Caring for God’s Acre’s Churchyard Task Team constructed a hibernaculum in the churchyard of All Saints, Norbury, Shropshire. It will be used by toads, frogs and newts to hibernate in.

Follow its construction click HERE

Free Conference Opportunity, Church Takes Stock of its Trees

No-one knows just how many trees the Church of England has on its land.  It has some 10,000 churchyards, and many often provide the only, ‘green lung’ within a community and rare habitats for a wide range of biodiversity.

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