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Cross Bones - past, present, future

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Friends of Crossbones and Bankside Open Spaces Trust present this guided walk with John Constable, author of The Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside.

This free walk reveals the extraordinary story of Cross Bones, the 'outcasts graveyard'.

Explore the medieval Liberty of the Clink, visiting Winchester Palace and the sites of Bankside prisons, bear-pits, playhouses and 'stews', then head south via Cross Bones gates to Red Cross Garden and Mint Street Park.

Learn about the shrine and the vigils held at the gates, and look at plans for a meanwhile garden and for a longer-term garden of remembrance on the old burial ground.

The walk lasts 90 minutes and is supported by C.G. Hacking and Sons.

Suitable for ages 16+.

  • 2pm (assemble at 1.45pm)
  • FREE

Tabard Street piazza
Tabard Street, London, SE1
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This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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