The interactive app will guide you around the wonders of kensal green cemetery, providing you with biographies, geo-locations and audio files
Waking The Dead is an app that brings the hidden geniuses buried in Kensal Green Cemetery to life. The app will help you discover local, national and world history through this innovative project that has been curated, photographed, and recorded by local young people.
Kensal Green Cemetery, or ‘All Souls’ as it is also known, is a treasure trove of local and global history. It is the final resting place of a diverse mix of characters that reads like a Who’s Who of times gone by, including Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Wilkie Collins, Harold Pinter, Anthony Trollope, William Makepeace Thackeray, and Joe Strummer.
Take a walk through local, national and international history and be guided by a bespoke, interactive mobile experience that has been curated by young people.
You can download the app today from the App Store if you have an Apple device You can download the app today from Google Play if you have an Android device
Project Partners The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery is an independent registered charity (No. 1106549) dedicated to the preservation, conservation and restoration, for the public benefit, of the Cemetery of All Souls, Kensal Green — in particular, the monuments, buildings and burial records.
The Friends maintain the Dissenters' Chapel for funerals, special events andexhibitions, as well as running weeklytours, an annual Open Day and seasonal evening lectures. Membership of the Friends is open to anyone with an interest in the cemetery, its history and heritage.
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