Abney and the Abolitionists Tour

In July 1833 Parliament gave the third reading to The Slavery Abolition Act. This informative tour will discuss Abney's links with the slave trade, missionaries, abolitionists and one of the world's oldest charities, the Anti Slavery Society.

Sunday 16th July - 1 pm
Meet at the visitors' centre

Tickets £5.50 (£3.30 concessions)
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Abney Unearthed Symbolism Tour & Project Display

As a part of the Abney Unearthed Project join us at for a tour to learn about the hidden meanings of the various symbols on the memorials in Abney Park. There will also be a display showing the progress of the project, with information about the plot maps and burials.

Sunday 2 July, 11.30 am
Meet at the Visitors’ Centre

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Radicals of Abney Park

Reformers, Dissenters, Blasphemers, Fenians, Abolitionists, Vaudevillians. Abney's unconsecrated acres have always attracted those seen as outsiders. Led by Alan Gartrell, this tour will discuss the reasons for this and reveal some of their personalities and their struggles.

Sunday 25th June, 1pm
Suggested £5 donation welcome

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales

After five sell-out productions, including Alice In Wonderland and Macbeth, Pandemonium Performance are staging Grimm's Fairy Tales at Abney Park this July. An unmissable opportunity to see these well-loved tales in a beautiful and singular location. 

Wednesday 12th - Sunday 30th July
7:30pm, 7:50 pm, 8:10pm, 8:30pm
Tickets £13 (£11 concessions)
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Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Abney Park is pleased to host several events in the Chapel during the 2017 Stoke Newington Literary Festival.

Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th June 

Various times

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Abney’s Secret Trees

In celebration of London Tree Week Russell Millar will be leading a guided walk through Abney Park to some of London’s rarest trees.

Wednesday 31st May, 7 pm - 8.30 pm

Free, with donations welcome.

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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 8am year round and closes at varying times. 

The current opening hours are 8 am – 8.30 pm daily.


The Visitors Centre

is usually open from
10am – 3pm,  
Monday to Friday,
though times vary
so please call before
making a special visit.

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH

Tel: 0207 275 7557