Cemetery Summer Fayre 2015

The Friends of Stanton Road Cemetery, Ilkeston are pleased to announce the return of the Summer Fayre which will take place in the cemetery on Saturday, 27 June, 2015 from 1 - 3 p.m.

This year, members of the Ilkeston Theatre Company will be representing the lives of some of the people buried in the cemetery which promises to be an entertaining and unique experience. Ilkeston Brass will be providing a musical background to the afternoon and Martyn Bailey, Stone Masons & Monumental Sculptors, whose firm worked on many of the headstones when the cemetery was opened over a hundred years ago, will be demonstrating the art and skill of his work.

Close and Personal Birds of Prey will be attending, local history and natural history stalls and refreshments will all be available for your enjoyment.

Please do not miss this FREE event and support us in caring for this gem of a Victorian cemetery in the midst of Ilkeston!