Cultural Cycle of Porto Cemeteries 2019

Porto Cemeteries
Numerous cultural activities and events will take place at Porto Cemeteries from May to October 2019.

The first event

The 14th Cultural Cycle of the Porto Cemeteries will begin at the British Cemetery on May 25, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. Historian Joel Cleto will lead a guided tour to commemorate the "210 year anniversary of the birth of Baron de Forrester".

This will be the first of a series of cultural visits to Porto cemeteries, which will take place until October 12, 2019.

Other activities

The new edition of the initiative will include: night tours guided by Francisco Queiroz; music tours conducted by Hélder Macedo Sampaio; theatrical performances by Manuela Cambotas and visits on the theme of  architecture with Ana Maio. Also to be highlighted is a visit entitled "100 years of the birth of Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen" in the Agramonte Cemetery.

In addition, don`t miss the Raids Photographs Night, which will result in an exhibition with the 10 best works, chosen among the photographs of the participants. Drawing workshops are also planned with Mário Linhares and music concerts about Theaters in Porto.

Along with the discovery and exploration of the two municipal cemeteries (Prado do Repouso Cemetery and Agramonte Cemetery), where most of the activities will be concentrated, the Paranhos Cemetery will also be included this year.

You can find the entire programme HERE.

More information

For more information, visit the website or call the number +351 225 320 080.

With simultaneous translation in Portuguese Sign Language, the visits will be free, but subject to pre-registration.