Donated map takes pride of place

The original framed artwork of Abney Park's site map donated by 'Of Cabbages Kings' shop  takes pride of place in the visitor's centre and shop. Shelagh Taylor, Chair of the Trust, explained "we can't thank 'Of Cabbages and Kings' enough for generously donating this important piece of Abney Park's history."

Of Cabbages & Kings,
127 Stoke Newington High Street,
N16 0PH

020 7998 3282

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Official opening of Abney Park Chapel

Phillip Glanville, the Hackney Mayor officially opened the Abney Park Chapel on Thursday 3rd August. He was joined by Councillor Feryal Demirci, Rebecca Barrett from Historic England, along with Abney Park management  and volunteers to cut the ribbon.

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Abney Unearthed News

Abney Unearthed, the HLF and Hackney Council funded mapping project, is making great progress. We have completed section A1 and A2 is almost complete. Over 1700 headstones have been checked and mapped, with over 1700 pieces of information being added to the new database.

If you are interested in volunteering email

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Work on Watt's Walk

During June volunteers began work to improve Watt’s Walk, the path running South from the War Memorial past Isaac Watts, and towards Church St. This path could be quite challenging to tread as it was uneven and sloping, with a trench running down the east side. This has now been levelled, and the common grave headstones re-ordered.

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Grimm's Fairy Tales

After five sell-out productions, including Alice In Wonderland and Macbeth, Pandemonium Performance are staging Grimm's Fairy Tales at Abney Park this July. An unmissable opportunity to see these well-loved tales in a beautiful and singular location. 

Wednesday 12th - Sunday 30th July 
7:30pm, 7:50 pm, 8:10pm, 8:30pm
Tickets £13 (£11 concessions)
Book online at

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Great British Bee Count

The inaugural Stoke Newington Naturalists event. Come and spot bees at Abney Park as part of the Great British Bee Count. As a natural oasis in zone 2 urban London, Abney is host to several species of bees. No bee spotting or ID expertise needed.  

Saturday 24th June, 10:30am
Meet at the visitors’ centre

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Park opening times

Abney Park is open from 8am year round and closes at varying times. 

The current opening hours are 8 am – 6:30 pm daily.


The Visitors Centre

is usually open from
10am – 3pm,  
Monday to Friday,
though times vary
so please call before
making a special visit.

Contact Details

Abney Park, Stoke Newington High Street,
London N16 0LH

Tel: 0207 275 7557