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Up The Line – 11th November 2009

An evening event at Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries
Classical Music . Poetry . Film . Contemporary Dance . Soundscape . Children’s Procession

You are warmly invited to a short walk through Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries during darkness to experience a unique remembrance event.

A lantern lit path will take visitors past a police guard through the cemetery alongside several WWI memorials and graves where poets, contemporary dancers, a single actor and classical musicians will be performing in silhouette. A silent film and soundscape will also be playing.

A lantern lit children’s workshop will take place in the afternoon followed by a procession at 7.30pm

The event is free to all and is designed to give people of all ages an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices made during times of war.

Families, and neighbours of all generations are encouraged to share this experience together of having a rare opportunity to walk through this most beautiful of cemeteries under moonlight and reflecting on the impact of World War One.

Where: Brockley and Ladywell Cemeteries –
When: Wednesday 11th November 2009
Time: 7.15pm until 8.26pm (1 hour and 11 minutes)
After Event: the Rivoli Ballroom will be open for drinks from 7.30pm, 390 Brockley Road, SE4

Details: The event can be reached from either of two entrances. Brockley Road gate, SE4 is located on the junction of Brockey Road and Ivy Road. Ladywell Gate, SE13, is located on the junction of Ivy Road and Brockley Grove.
Weather: As with the trenches this event will take place regardless of weather conditions please dress for a autumn evening and wear sturdy footwear
Transport: Trains: Ladywell/Brockley/Crofton Park Stations
Buses: P4, 122, 171 and 172
DLR ; Nearest is Lewisham
Tube: Nearest New Cross Station

Disabled and infirmed: The paths are of reasonable condition and should be fine for most people. The walk will take approximately 15-20 minutes in total. For more information please email


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