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The Beautiful Burial Ground project aims to inspire, engage and support interest groups, communities and individuals to learn about, research and survey the biodiversity and heritage of their local burial grounds.  We aim to do this by offering a range of training events.
All sessions are free of charge, anyone is welcome to book on.


upcoming sessions:
We update this page as new sessions become available, please visit again if you don’t find what you are looking for today.


Monday 28th January  – Discover the Stories Behind the Stones

Herefordshire Archive and Record Centre. 10-12.30.

Led by the Chief Archivist, the session will introduce you to the types of records the archive holds that would help you to investigate the lives and stories in your local burial ground.

The burial grounds in the midst of our communities tell us about changing fashions and traditions, immigration and of lives both long lived and tragically short.

To book your free place please get in touch with George at or 01588 673041.


Monday 21st January – Learn how to explore the stories behind the stones of Babell Graveyard, Cwmbwrla.

West Glamorgan Archives, Swansea.  10am-12.00.

Join the Beautiful Burial Ground Project and West Glamorgan Archive Service in how to explore the social history of the Babell Graveyard through the archive records.

The Babell Graveyard in the midst of Cwmbwrla is a window into the past of the community that surrounds it. Join us on this FREE archive session and find out how to explore the lives both long-lived and tragically short.

This two-hour session will cover an introduction to the archive as well as how to use the archive to investigate the lives and stories at Babell Graveyard.

Places are free but must be booked please contact or ring 01588 673041

To find more out about the Babell Graveyard Project visit their web site



A new programme of sessions for 2019 is coming soon !


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