Diary Dates for 2022 – all walks begin at 2pm – some near the office others from the front gate – where walks will begin will be advised at a later date
OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE – July 30th & 31st –The Brighton Cemetery is over 160 years old and full of notable people that made Melbourne memorable. Sir John Monash, Carlo Catani – Civil Engineer, Charles Ogg – Architect. George Frederick Ballantyne – Architect, William Guilfoyle – Landscape Gardener and Botanist are but a few of the many people who lie resting within the walls of the cemetery.
A self-paced walk around the notable internments and a short formal tour led by the Brighton Cemetorians are available on both Saturday and Sunday. Short Guided Tours at 10am, 11am, 12pm 1pm, 2pm
AGM: 7th August – Guest Speaker – Colin Smith – Life and Art of Penleigh Boyd to be held at the Camden Hotel in the Upstairs Function Room – 414 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield South at 1pm. Refreshments will be served – please advise if any dietary requirements.
October : 16th “In Da House” A Brighton Cemetery walk, highlighting the quirky lives of people who lived in local and country towns, and ended up here [Brighton Cemetery]!
November: 6th – Remembrance Day this walk will utilise eight of the next 50 flags to be placed on 4 November – this will bring the total of flags to 100.
Christmas lunch: 4th December
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