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  • 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.
  • Find words related to the Cemetery Park with this free word search! Free download, there will be a link to a pdf on the confirmation page, you will not receive an email.  
  • 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 pack of five postcards, designed by artist Arthur Prescott, artist Jennifer Howard, and or children from our community.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gift membership

    £8.00£150.00
    Wow your loved one with woodland, treat them to a Friends membership. Your loved one will receive a welcome pack, membership card, and our magazine Stone Stories twice a year, packed with tales from the Cemetery Park. By being a member you are helping to protect the Cemetery Park, so that we can enjoy its riches for years to come. When using the checkout, please fill in your own contact details. We will contact you to ask for the recipient's details. Alternatively, you can also apply directly for gift membership here. It'll give you free shipping and avoid an email back-and-forth!
    • Adult, Life, Concession, and Junior <15: covers 1 person.
    • Joint: covers 2 people at 1 address.
    • Household: covers more than 2 people at 1 address.
  • 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!
  • Colour in the Cemetery Park! Free download, there will be a link to a pdf on the confirmation page, you will not receive an email. Look all around you as you walk through Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park to see if you can find the inspiration for the colouring pages. Share your creations on your family's social media and tag us @fothcp #ColouringTHCP   These pages have been designed by Sophie Harris-Greenslade.
  • 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.
  • Dr Hannah Billig set up as a family GP in Cable Street in 1927. Her dedication to her work and her patients made her one of the best known and highly respected doctors in what was one of the poorest neighbourhoods in the East End of London. The booklet is not digitally available, sorry. See full description below.
  • Go on an Easter scavenger hunt! Free download, there will be a link to a pdf on the confirmation page, you will not receive an email. Look all around you as you walk through Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. Take a photo or draw a picture of the things you find! Share your creations on your family's social media and tag us @fothcp #SpringatTHCP #THCPScavengerHunt.
  • 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.

  • Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park branded enamel mug.  Designed by local illustrator, Sophie Harris-Greenslade. The mug is approx.: 8.5cm diameter  x 8cm tall.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A pin badge featuring Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. This is a fundraising item designed and printed in 2022.
  • 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
  • A limited edition Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park tote bag, designed by competition winner Isa Farfan. These are screen printed Stanley/Stella light 100% organic cotton tote bags. They are affliated with the Fairwear Foundation and are committed to sustainable and responsible practices. They are also PETA-approved VEGAN. 

    Your Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park tote bag dimensions are 370mm wide x 420mm tall and 160gsm weight.

  • The heritage trail around the Cemetery Park brings to life the stories of people buried here, and the architecture of the memorials which commemorate them. This is a printed leaflet with the map on one side, and the text on the other. Go here for a free digital copy.

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