Dressing of the Graves – Moonta Cemetery, Kernewek Lowender

Community Event

17 May 2023 Biennial Event

The Dressing of the Graves at the Moonta Cemetery begins with a re-enactment of a funeral procession of the era. A moving ceremony held to honour ancestors buried in the Moonta cemetery, this years theme is mine captains. Local school choirs place flowers. A memorable experience and an opportunity to gain unique knowledge on the history of those who lived in the area.

The involvement of our school children lends the ceremonies a truly community atmosphere.

Held as part of the Kernewek Lowender, Copper Coast Cornish Festival – celebrating 50 years.


Free Entry

Event Dates

Biennial Event

17 May 2023

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