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Discover the Creators at Willesden Jewish Cemetery

Willesden Jewish Cemetery (United Synagogue), Beaconsfield Road, London, Greater London, NW10 2JE

Explore some remarkable stories of artists, architects and creative industry personalities buried at Willesden Jewish Cemetery, whose legacy lives on to this day.

Renowned worldwide, David Shilling is the visionary creator of the most exclusive and expensive hats in the world. As the founding father of modern millinery, his work graces museum collections globally. David will talk about his connection to Willesden Jewish Cemetery, a site of national Jewish significance, as well as some of his stories on heritage and his charitable endeavours. Afterwards, David will unveil his stunning new sculpture at Willesden Jewish Cemetery. This will be followed by a Guided Walk: Creativity at the Cemetery.
Embark on a captivating guided walk that delves into the lives and legacies of the artists, architects, and creative industry personalities resting at the historic Willesden Jewish Cemetery. Uncover their remarkable stories, artistic contributions, and the ingenuity that shaped their lives and careers.
As well as a spectacular Victorian architectural landscape, rare for a Jewish cemetery, our grounds have been enhanced by our volunteer gardening team and now provide an extra biodiversity interest, which you will see on the guided walk.
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This event took place in September 2023 and the entry is now archived.

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Date last modified: 31st July 2023 at 21:02