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Crossbones: Blessing and Bards

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An inclusive act of blessing and rededication of Crossbones Graveyard as a place of remembrance, healing and reconciliation, to mark Mary Magdalene's Feast Day.

1pm: The Dean and clergy process from Southwark Cathedral to the gates in Redcross Way.

1.20pm The Dean conducts a simple service with prayers and blessings on the site of the Crossbones burial ground.

1.45pm: performance of Mary Magdalene, a scene from The Southwark Mysteries by John Constable.

2pm-3.30pm: Crossbones Bards, poems and songs on the themes of Crossbones, Mary Magdalene, and the outcast - with special guest performers and opportunities for the audience to present their own poems, songs or personal testimonies.

(Timings are approximate)

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  • 12 noon-4pm
  • FREE

Cross Bones Graveyard
Redcross Way, London, SE1
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