Thank you for shopping with the Friends. Every sale funds our work.

If you’d like to buy something in person, you can pop into the Cemetery Park Lodge on Mondays and Tuesdays between 930am-3pm.

  • A pin badge featuring Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. This is a fundraising item designed and printed in 2022.
  • This is a recycled paper ballpoint pen with green plastic trim. This pen has "Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park www.fothcp.org" written on it.
  • A limited edition Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park tea towel, designed by local illustrator, Sophie Harris-Greenslade. These are screen-printed organic cotton tea towels.

  • Stone Stories is the Friends' magazine. It has articles about the Friends and the history and nature of the Cemetery Park. You'll receive a paper version. You can read the free online version of Stone Stories on the membership page.
  • This is a brass plaque with your choice of engraving that will be attached to the Cemetery Park Lodge. All money raised through the sales of these plaques will be used to pay for renovations to the Lodge building to provide a visitor centre, volunteer space and office for the Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. Please note you will only receive a letter of thanks in the post, the brass plaque will be on display in the Cemetery Park and not delivered to your address.
  • Ship to shore tells the stories of the sailors and dockworkers buried at the Cemetery Park. This is an approx. 30 page printed booklet. The booklet is not digitally available, sorry.
  • A pack of five postcards, designed by artist Arthur Prescott, artist Jennifer Howard, and or children from our community.
  • An anthology of 37 poems by the Cemetery Park's former poet in residence, Nelson Brooks. Free download, there will be a link to a pdf on the confirmation page, you will not receive an email. In 2018 The Friends commissioned Nelson Brooks to write twelve poems celebrating and exploring the many facets of the Cemetery Park, one for each month of the year. Four years on we're very happy to celebrate the residency with a concluding anthology. The poems speak of nature, history, remembrance and community, but mostly they Nelson’s reflections on a place he has grown to love.
  • This trail is about the links between human needs and the world of plants. Follow the wooden waymarkers to hear more about how plants help us in our everyday lives.
     
    You can download a free pdf and listen to the audio trail here. Plants change every season, and so does this trail! You might not always be able to see the plants mentioned.
     
    You can pick this leaflet up for free at the Soanes Centre (arrange a time in advance during Covid, we're not always in). The price here is a small donation to our work.
  • Mindful Foraging is an introductory guide to foraging that encourages readers to engage with nature in a more mindful and sustainable way, this little book is the perfect accompaniment to the beginning of Spring with great tips for all year round. Printed in the UK by Swallow Tail Print on 100% recycled paper ♻️ Contributed to by our very own Cemetery Park Manager, Ken!
  • This A2-sized poster features poets of the Magnificent Seven, mapping the poetic history of London's Victorian cemeteries. Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park has Herbert Ernest Howard, a soldier poet, William James Pearson, who wrote hymns for the Salvation Army, and career criminal-turned-poet William ‘Spring’ Onions. 42.0 x 59.4 cm, folds to 15 x 21 cm and will be sent in an envelope. Text and research by Chris McCabe, illustration by Frances Ives. This poster accompanies The East Edge, a great book by Chris McCabe. We've sold out of our copies of the book but you can still buy it at the publishers, Penned in the Margins.
  • Hidden Histories uncovers the stories of the 204 servicemen who lost their lives during the First World War and are commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission War Memorial and buried in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. A4 sized, 240 pages - the book weighs over 1kg and has at least 1 page on each of the men. Scroll down for the book's full description.

    Delivery options:

    UK: Postage and packaging within the UK: £4.50 or free collection from The Soanes Centre, Mile End, E3 4PX Outside of the UK: Please email contact@fothcp.org to find out the cost of delivery outside of the UK

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