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Paradise Preserved – West Midlands Cemeteries.

Posted February 19th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with No Comments

June 19th sees 2008 sees Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter Discovery Centre host the Paradise Preserved? West Midlands Cemeteries, a conference organised by the Garden History Society in association with Birmingham’s Victorian Society…

“There will be talks on the history of 19th Century cemeteries with particular reference to West Midland examples, the present state and conservation of cemeteries, English Heritage and historic cemeteries and a vision for them. We shall visit Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries in the afternoon with an optional tour in the evening of London Road Cemetery, Coventry, designed by Paxton. Speakers include Ian Hussein, Jonathan Lovie, Sarah Rutherford, Jenifer White and Birmingham City Council Conservation Officer, Toni Demidowicz.”

For more information try this link and thanks to D’log for spotting this.

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