Events at Kensal Green Cemetery

Department for Transport volunteer work day at Kensal Green Cemetery

Earlier in August, the Department for Transport arranged another volunteer work day at the cemetery clearing a large amount of overgroth in the Central Avenue area. This is the Deptartment’s second visit and The Friends also hosted a group from PWC a few months ago. Further volunteer group visits are at the planning stage.  

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Talk by Geoffrey Munn OBE MVO: ‘Pearls and Unicorns – myth and magic in Jewellery’

Geoffrey Munn OBE MVO will give a talk on funerary jewellery, with exhibits, entitled ‘Pearls and Unicorns – myth and magic in Jewellery’ on October 23rd 2018 in the Dissenters’ Chapel. All talks start at 7.30pm at the Dissenters Chapel, Ladbroke Grove – please meet us the gate in the wall just north of the…

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Urban Cemeteries Day at The Victorian Society

Trustees Brent Elliot & Robert Stephenson will give a talk about cemeteries at The Victorian Society. Please see their website for details.

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AGM / Cocktails & Catacombs

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends will be held at The Dissenters Chapel on Saturday June 22nd 2019 commencing at 2pm. This will be followed (3pm – 5pm) by a Cocktails and Canapes event and rededication of the Catacomb beneath the Chapel by our Executive President Lady Freeman. The Cocktails and Canapes event is…

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Past Events

See what events have been held at Kensal Green in the past

Access & Opening Times

Opening Hours

Summer (1 April to 30 September)
Monday to Saturday: 9.00 to 18.00 (Top Gate*)
Sunday: 10.00 to 18.00 (Top Gate*)
Bank Holidays (UK National Holidays): 10.00 to 13.00 (Top Gate*)

Winter (1 October to 31 March)
Monday to Saturday: 9.00 to 17.00 (Top Gate*)
Sunday: 10.00 to 17.00 (Top Gate*)
Bank Holidays (UK National Holidays): 10.00 to 13.00 (Top Gate*)

* Please note that the Main Gate and Ladbroke Grove entrance generally close at least half-an-hour before the Top Gate; closing time is clearly posted at both gates.


Exhibitions, lectures and special events are held in the Dissenters' Chapel , London W10 5AA, at the east end of the cemetery, which has a discrete entrance on Ladbroke Grove, just north of the Grand Union Canal.

The Ladbroke Grove entrance is a brisk fifteen-minute walk from Kensal Green (Bakerloo Line) or Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith and City Line) tube stations, and is served by buses 18, 23, 52, 70, 295 and 316. Please use the links above to Transport for London Journey Planner or to plan your journey to Kensal Green.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about Kensal Green Cemetery, we can be contact at the following address:

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
c/o The General Cemetery Company
Harrow Road
London, W10 4RA

Messages & enquiries: 07530 676151 (mobile)


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