Storyteller and best selling author Irene Lofthouse has led a series of creative writing workshops, using the Victorian cemetery itself has a location. Based at the Lodge building, Irene and her group were able to immerse themselves in their surroundings researching, exploring and uncovering the rich layers of history.
All the names, ages, epitaphs and Victorian funerary art provide an insight into the lives and events, that have helped shape Bradford and the wider world.
The end result is an eclectic mix of poetry, prose, stories, musings which will all be contained in anthology Stories From Stone.
The launch of the new publication, on June 9th at 2pm will give everyone a chance to read the stories, see the locations and inspiration and meet the authors.