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Crossbones Festival

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Guided tours, performances and a simple participatory ceremony to inaugurate the new garden of remembrance at Crossbones, the outcasts' burial ground.

Hosted by John Constable, the 'Bard of Southwark' who revealed the secret history of Crossbones in The Southwark Mysteries. With Nigel of Bermondsey, the south London folklorist who immortalised Crossbones in song, violin virtuoso and street opera diva Kirsten Morrison, singer-autoharpist Irene Anderson and poet Ana Sefer.

There'll be opportunities for poems, songs and personal testimonies from the audience. For your comfort, please bring a cushion and dress for the weather.

  • 3pm-8pm
  • FREE

Cross Bones Graveyard
Redcross Way, London, SE1
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