Sweet Remembrance Tour

Event information

Date: Sun, 4 August 2024

Time: 12pm

Cost: £5.00 + Booking fee

Type: Guided walk , History & Heritage


Join ‘Sweet Remembrance’ author and SGCT volunteer Andrew Littlewood on a walking tour of Sheffield General Cemetery exploring graves related to Sheffield’s rich confectionery past.

Discover more about a previously unresearched aspect of local history and the fascinating stories that are hidden behind the graves.

Not suitable for children. This walk includes steep paths please wear sensible footwear. The tour will last around 1.5 hours.

Please meet at Sheffield General Cemetery Gatehouse.

Our Sweet Remembrance Tour is taken from research from SGCT publication ‘Sweet Remembrance – The Confectioners of Sheffield General Cemetery’  by Andrew Littlewood which can be purchased here.

Our pop up cafe at The Samuel Worth Chapel will be open until 4pm selling hot and cold drinks and sweet treats.

All proceeds from the tour and book sales support the work of Sheffield General Cemetery Trust.