World War One Commemoration 

Join us in commemorating 100 years since the end of World War One at the Abney Park War Memorial. The event will feature local singers and musicians performing folk, classical music and poetry, all paying tribute to those who lost their lives in conflicts across the world. A two minute silence will be held at 11am followed by the Last Post. 

Sunday 11th November, 10.30am
Abney Park War Memorial

All welcome

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Abney and World War I

As part of the commemorations for the centenary of the end of World War I this talk will give the background to the Commonwealth War Graves, Zeppelin Raids and the Home Front, the formation of The Old Contemptibles and other memorials to this and other wars. This tour is led by Alan Gartrell.

Saturday 17th November, 2 pm
Suggested £5 donation welcome

Meet at the main gates,
Stoke newington High St

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Hearing Voices - An Evening Concert

Join us in the Abney Park Chapel for a beautiful and unusual evening that will be specific and entirely appropriate to this magnificent location. TIC is a choir Roditi has developed from the very finest vocal improvisers she's trained over the last three years. The Transpiring Band is a group of musicians chosen by Roditi to accompany her vocal workshops and concerts. The concert will consist of rehearsed pieces, conducted improvisations and spontaneous creations responding to the sounds of Abney Park.

Saturday 10th November, 8pm

Tickets: £15 full / £12 conc
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Please dress for the weather
Please arrive no later than 7.50pm
Latecomers will not be admitted

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All Hallows' Eve After Hours Tour

As the All Hallows' moon wanes over London, join us for a wonderfully atmospheric evening on a lamplit tour celebrating the lives of the cemetery's most colourful characters including aeronauts, rebels, menagerists, a bona fide Wizard Queen and Britain's most notorious executioner. Learn about how the Victorians celebrated Halloween and enjoy a soul cake with your guide @misssamperrin on the most magical night of the year.

Wednesday 31st October, 8pm
Tickets: £10
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Places are limited so book early

Entry at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St
Entry from 7.40 pm

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Abney and the Fights for Freedom

Universal Suffrage, A Free Press, Representation for Hackney and Wales, Votes for Women!
As the dissenters' cemetery people who fought hard for all these causes are buried here.
Join knowledgeable tour guide Alan Gatrell to find out more about them.

Saturday 27th October, 2pm
Suggested £5 donation welcome

Meet at the main gates,
Stoke Newington High St

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including Uncanny Tales theatre, see here

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Uncanny Tales

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." - H. P. Lovecraft. Pandemonium Performance return to Abney Park after this summer's production of The Wizard Of Oz, for their third Halloween anthology show. Uncanny Tales is a unique theatrical show, inspired by literary masters of the macabre, including Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft & more. Don't miss your chance to see this intimate and eerie production in a truly breath-taking location.

Weds 24th to Sun 28th October

7pm and 8.30pm
Tickets: £15 / £13 concs
Over 18's only
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Entrance at the main gates, Stoke Newington High St.

Please arrive no later than 10 min prior to the performance time.

Please note - latecomers will not be admitted.

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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 park's current 
opening hours are
8 am – 4 pm daily.




The Visitors Centre

Is usually open from
10 am – 3 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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