Wildflower and Nature Walk Sunday 23rd April

The Friends are hosting a wildflower and nature walk around the cemeteries on Sunday 23rd April, meet at the Ladywell Gate at 2pm. The walk will be led by Tom Moulton (see Lewisham Nature Walks) and Peter Robinson whose survey of flowers in the cemeteries can be found here.Bluebells, primroses, lesser celandine and cow parsley ...

ZEPPELINS TO THE BLITZ : LONDON UNDER ATTACK .1915 -1945

A "spotter" watching the skies of London during the BlitzFree Guided Walk -Sunday 19th February at 2.00 pm (meet at the Ladywell cemetery entrance)We will be visiting family graves in both cemeteries connected to air raids on London in the Two World Wars. It will also feature visits to family graves of airmen who died ...

Guided Walk Sunday 20th November visiting some of the fallen from the Battle of the Somme

 -The Battle of the Ancre HeightsThere will be a free guided walk visiting the graves and headstones in the Brockley & Ladywell cemeteries of some of those who fought and fell during the 141 days of horror  of the Battle of the Somme (July to November 1916).  The walk will be led by FOBLC members ...

Take A(nother) Walk On The Wild Side

Following his successful walk last year, the FOBLC invites you to take another walk on the wild side with Mike Keogh.  During this free guided walk Mike will help you discover the varied wildflowers and diverse Nature in the two Cemeteries.Meet at the Ladywell Road gate at 2pm on Sunday 17th April.  The walk is ...

OUTPOSTS OF EMPIRE – GUIDED WALK

Worcester Yeomanry at the Pyramids in Egypt during the  Great WarOn Sunday 22nd of February there will be a guided walk entitled OUTPOSTS OF EMPIRE.This walk will be co-led by FOBLC members Mike Guilfoyle and Peter Mealing . It will cover both cemeteries and stop at some of the graves of the soldiers, missionaries, adventurers, surgeons ...

Commonwealth War Graves Tour

Commonwealth War Graves Tour 22/11/15 2pm to 3:30pm, meet Ladywell ChapelOur next guided walk will concentrate on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission memorials in Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries as part of their Living Memory Project. .  We are also intending to have a small relevant display of photos and other information in the Ladywell Chapel ...

Spring Flowers Walk Saturday 18th April

Lesser Celandines in Brockley and Ladywell CemeteriesMany thanks to the large crowd who joined us for the Spring Flowers walk around the cemeteries on Saturday 18 April at 2.00 pm, making it one of our most succesful events. Ably led by Tom Moulton and Pete Robinson this tour looked at some the flowers in bloom ...

DEATH UNDER THE WAVES – GUIDED WALK SUNDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2PM – 3.30PM

 sinking of RMS LusitaniaThis free guided walk will be co-led by FOBLC members Mike Guilfoyle and Peter Mealings and cover visits to family graves in the cemeteries associated with famous civilian and military maritime disasters , including the recently located headstone to victims of the sinking of RMS Lusitania as well as the Princess Alice, SS Yongala, HMS Black ...

BROCKLEY’S CHOSEN FEW : GOETHE TO GERTRUDE!

On Sunday 17th August at 2.00pm there will be a guided walk which will feature some of the fascinating stories of artists, poets and assorted luminaries buried in the cemetery.Led by Mike Guilfoyle it will commence from the Ladywell Gate entrance at 14.00 pm and last approximately 1.5 hours.  All are welcome to come along and the walk is free though ...

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

This Sunday 27th April, Mike Keogh invites you to 'Take a Walk on the Wild Side' will lead the walk which will look at the trees and plants in the two Cemeteries. Members with expertise in this area are welcome to join in with Mike.All members and members of the public are, of course, welcome to ...