Military Abney Tour

Buried at Abney are veterans of Trafalgar and the Crimea together with a holder of the Victoria Cross. Listen to their stories and others marked by War Graves and memorials. Then learn the story of the Welsh Florence Nightingale and the apostle of peace. This informative tour is led by Alan Gartrell.

Saturday 30th June, 2pm
Free, £5 donation welcome
Meet at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St

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Listed Monuments Tour

Take an early evening spin around the major listed monuments of historic Abney Park and discover a world of stories in Stoke Newington with Simon of Hackney Tours. Amongst others, learn about Agnes Forsyth, John Spreat and James Braidwood.

Saturday 16th June, 6pm
Suggested £5 donation welcome

Meet at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St

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Shortt and Sweett

For one night only in the Abney Park Chapel, Kate Shortt, trained cellist/pianist singer songwriter and musical anarchist combines all into her offbeat one woman show. With her observational humour combined with ‘sit down’ comedy of  impressions, and original songs, Kate invites her audiences to journey with her through melody mayhem.

Saturday 7th July, 9 pm
Tickets £15 / £12 concs
Ticket includes complimentary drink
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Entry at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St
From 8.25 to 8.50 pm

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The Wizard of Oz

After the success of last years Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Pandemonium Performance return to Abney Park with
a new version of L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wizard of Oz. This unique promenade performance will take you deep into Oz as Dorothy meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion and the Wicked Witch of the West. This production promises to be an unmissable opportunity see this beloved classic in a beautiful and singular location.

Wednesdays to Sundays,
11th  to 29th of July, 8pm

Tickets are £15 / £13 concs
Earlybird tickets are now £11 - £13
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Music Hall Tour & History Tour

Abney Park's monthly music hall tours are hosted by the chairman of The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America. This walk vividly illuminate the amazing lives of some huge Victorian music hall stars. At 3pm, come for a relaxing and entertaining stroll through dappled sunlight around one of London's most intriguing Victorian cemeteries and unique urban nature reserves. 

Sunday 3rd June,
Music Hall Tour - 12 pm
History Tour - 3 pm

Free, suggested £5 donation welcome
Meet at the main gates, 
Stoke Newington High St
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Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Abney Park is pleased to host several events in the Chapel during the 2018 Stoke Newington Literary Festival. On Saturday ‘Ghosts from the Past’ is a candlelit event at 9pm, and there is a literary tour at 930 pm. On Sunday ’Death the Last Taboo’ is a talk given by Carla Valentine.

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Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd June 

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Abney Park hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year, from walks and talks to theatrical and music performances, and art exhibitions. For more info call 0207 275 7557 or email

Park opening times

Abney Park is open from
8 am year round and
closes at varying times.
The current opening
hours are
8 am – 8 pm daily.




The Visitors Centre

Is usually open from
10 am – 4 pm, daily.

Times may vary so
please call before
making a special visit.


Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH 
Tel: 0207 275 7557
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