A unique cityscape carousel can be seen inside the Greek Temple at West Norwood cemetery for the duration of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. The carousel is a modern-day magic lantern and features the London cityscape. It is the size of a small room – standing a massive 3m high.
There are five carousels across London. See others at Borough Market, Kentish Town Library, Portobello Green and World’s End Plaza.
Norwood’s carousel projects silhouettes from all the Magnificent Seven cemeteries from around London – West Norwood, Highgate, Kensal Green, Nunhead, Kensal Green, Abney Park
Brompton Cemetery and Tower Hamlets.
The Greek Temple, not normally open for visitors, is open from 12.30 to 5.30pm each Friday, Saturday & Sunday until Sunday 9th September to see the carousel.
To learn more about West Norwood Cemetery there are guided tours every first Sunday of the month at 2.30pm – meet at the Main Gate, Norwood High Street SE27 9JU.
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