You can help us keep the gates open
Highgate Cemetery is a very special place. But it was almost lost in the 1970s. The private company which ran the cemetery locked the gates and went away. Not even grave owners could get in.
Saved by the Friends of Highgate Cemetery, hundreds of thousands of pounds have been spent restoring the major buildings and a number of the monuments, and much work has been done on the landscape. It is once again a tranquil place to reflect on the lives of all those who have gone before us, famous or not.
Graves collapse. Trees fall down. Ivy grows quickly. Paths wear away. Nature wants to reclaim the cemetery as her own. But to preserve the memory of those buried here we also need to preserve their monuments.
But, most rewardingly, Friends have the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping to keep the wonderful story of Highgate Cemetery alive, its gates open and its future secure.
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