• Date: 19/04/2019
  • Cemetery: GMCT Home

Friends of Coburg Cemetery is a volunteer-run friends group delivering walking tours and other educational events celebrating the beauty, diversity and historical significance of Coburg Cemetery to the community.

Join Friends of Coburg Cemetery for their upcoming activity:

Headstone impressions

Sunday 5 May 2019 from 2 – 4pm

The afternoon will provide an opportunity to get creative and learn how to rub an impression of some of the beautiful stone carvings found in Coburg Cemetery.

Please note the activity is suitable for adults only. Cost: $25 or $15 for FOCC members.

All materials are provided. Limited numbers available please contact focc.group@gmail.com for bookings and enquiries.

Friends of Coburg Cemetery membership

Friends of Coburg Cemetery will be hosting a range of events later in the year, including 'The People Behind The Names' and 'Politics and Public Life.

'If you're interested in joining Friends of Coburg Cemetery, you will find the membership application form here.

Friends of Coburg Cemetery was established in 2011 and incorporated in 2012 with the following aims:

  • To promote an ethic of respect for the history of Coburg Cemetery
  • To promote the preservation, conservation and appreciation of Coburg Cemetery as a site of local and historical significance
  • To research all aspects of the cemetery
  • To provide learning experiences for the public in order to enrich their knowledge of the cemetery
  • To collaborate with other groups on specific projects such as education, conservation and research.

Please contact focc.group@gmail.com for more information about joining the group.

Find out more

  • Visit the Friends of Coburg Cemetery website or Facebook page
  • Read an article about the work of Friends of Coburg Cemetery here
  • Read more about GMCT's cemetery friends groups here.