Volunteering

See below for our current opportunities.
For any questions, comments or bookings please email volunteering@abneypark.org

All outdoor activities are weather dependent.
Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather, muddy, uneven ground, scratchy undergrowth. 
Gloves and tools provided.

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LANDSCAPE VOLUNTEERING
Every Thurs 
10am-2pm, with breaks
Meet at the South Lodge by the Stoke Newington High Street Gates at 9.30am for a cup of tea.
 

Volunteers are invited to help us conserve and improve the landscape at Abney Park. Activities may include…

  • Gardening in the children’s garden and near the main entrance.
  • Removing ivy from trees.
  • Path work and clearing unwanted plants from front-row graves.
  • Litter picking.

Organised by London Borough of Hackney

 

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GUIDED TOUR VOLUNTEERS
Email volunteering@abneypark.org 
Or drop into the visitors' centre 

We are looking to recruit a new team of volunteer tour guides to increase the content of our tours. If you are interested in Abney, or have knowledge of certain aspects of Abney Park we'd love to hear from you.

We’ll provide all the training and support you’ll need to become an Abney Park Tour Guide, and you’ll be able to help some of the 250,000 people who walk through the gates each year get the most from their visit.

No previous experience is required.

 

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ABNEY UNEARTHED VOLUNTEERING
Every Tuesday 
10:00 – 14:00 (arrive from 09:30 for tea)
Various Saturdays - please contact us 

 

Join us as we remap, research and rediscover the approximately 200,000 people buried in Abney Park. We work out on site physically searching for graves and recording the information on them by adding to the database. There are also options to work in the office (or from home) researching those buried at Abney Park. 

For more information please email volunteering@abneypark.org, or call 020 7275 7557


Park opening times

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

The current opening hours are 8 am – 730 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

info@abneypark.org