Warstone Lane Cemetery Open Day
Drop in to discover the history of the cemetery, chat to our friendly volunteers, find out about your own ancestry, take a tour, and go inside the catacombs.
Tours take place at 11am and 1pm (charge applies). The tour theme is Art and Artists of the Jewellery Quarter. Learn about painters, musicians, crafts people, designers, writers, and performers buried and remembered in the Jewellery Quarter.
All tours include a visit to the catacombs. Tours must be booked in advance.
Please dress for the weather and wear sensible shoes. We ask everyone to keep to the paths unless otherwise instructed by the tour guide.
In accordance with the rules of Birmingham City Council the only dogs permitted in the cemetery are assistance dogs.
We will be offering free tea and coffee (donations welcome)
How to get there
By Train/Tram: The Jewellery Quarter has a dedicated train station (JEQ) and two tram stops (St Paul’s and Jewellery Quarter).
By Car: From north-west/north-east take the M6 or M1. From the south/south-east take the M40 or M5. A multi-storey car park is located on Vyse St. and Newhall St. The Cemetery is in Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone, further info here.
On Foot: It is a 20 min walk from Birmingham city centre.
By Bus: The Quarter is accessible from the city centre via the 8A, 8C & 101 (Warstone Lane Stop) and 16, 74 and 75 (Great Hampton St Stop).
Organised by Jewellery Quarter Research Trust
Date & TimeSat 9 Sept | 10am–2pm
Tours 11am & 1pm
LocationWarstone Lane Cemetery, Warstone Lane, Jewellery Quarter, B18 6NN
CostFree entry to cemetery
BookingBooking required for tours
AccessThe event will take place outside in the cemetery grounds, there are paths but also uneven surfaces and grassed areas. The information stall is wheelchair accessible from the Vyse Street entrance.
The guided tours are not wheelchair accessible due to uneven surfaces and steps.
There is no toilet on site.