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The FOBLC is recognised by HMRC as a charity, ref. XT38745, and is a member of the National Federation of Cemetery Friends

For all enquiries please contact our Chairman geoffrey@foblc.org.uk


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REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 10.55am – 12.15pm

REMEMBRANCE DAY EVENT, 
SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER 
10.55am – 12.15pm approx

Meet at the Ladywell Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice.  

There will be a brief introduction to the significance of the event. 

Following the 2 minute silence: 

Wreath laying at the Cross of Sacrifice, Ladywell Cemetery. 

Walk to the Brockley War Memorial via
three relevant memorials

Wreath laying at the Brockley Cemetery War Memorial.

Join us for all or part of the event.

All welcome.


Victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957, remembered in the latest podcast by Mike Guilfoyle


Local historian Mike Guilfoyle recounts the deeply tragic stories of some of the victims of major global disasters, including the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania and the Lewisham rail crash of 1957. London Epitaphs tells the forgotten stories behind the inscriptions at Brockley and Ladywell Cemetery in South London and is made by Tempest Productions.

Cemetery tour at 2pm on Sunday 20th October led by Jeff Hart

Jeff Hart will be leading a General Tour of the Cemeteries on Sunday 20th October, starting at the Ladywell gate at 2pm. Find out about some of the "residents" as well as a bit of nature in the two Cemeteries as Jeff takes a whistle-stop tour.


British cinema pioneer Leslie Eveleigh is the subject of the 7th podcast by Mike Guilfoyle

Leslie Eveleigh was a pioneer of British cinema but is largely forgotten now. This new podcast episode of London Epitaphs brings to light for the first time a fascinating career that helped mould the early days of this country's film industry.




London Epitaphs is made by Tempest Productions and is presented by FOBLC local historian Mike Guilfoyle.

Guided Walk - Rounding off the Great War - Sunday 15th September 2pm-3.30pm

FOBLC historian Peter Mealing will be leading this guided walk (assisted by Mick Martin and Mike Guilfoyle) bringing together the strands of the First World War reflected in the memorials to some of those who fought and perished in the conflict, military and civilian, in the two Cemeteries as well as looking at its profound aftermath in shaping the modern world.


All welcome - Meet at the Ladywell Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice on Sunday 15th September 2pm-3.30pm


Soldiers celebrating World War I Armistice in November, 1918.
Time Life Pictures/US Army Signal Corps/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images