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Cairns and District Chinese Association Inc

Qing Ming Cemetery Outing and Lunch

Sun, 10 Apr 2022
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Qing Ming Festival Outing to Cairns Pioneer & Martyn St Cemeteries

When:  Sunday 10 April, 2022    TIME:  9.00am- 11.00am            

9.00 am to 10.00am  -  Mc Leod St Pioneer Cemetery

Visit the heritage-listed Cairns Pioneer Cemetery to honour over 200 Chinese who were buried here in mostly in ummarked graves. In the Chinese tradition we will bring offerings of food and wine and burn incense.

10 am -11.00am -   Martyn St Cemetery

Visit several known sites to honour the early Cairns community starting at Andrew Leon and Mary Leon Piggot's grave and memorial headstone which was installed by Julia Volkmar and the Hap Wah Research Project in June 2020 . Other sites will include key Chinese early settlers and  families. Please wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water and a hat. You may also like to bring cut flowers if you have any growing in your garden to leave beside the graves. Please register for this event by  getting your free tickets. 

12.00pm   LUNCH at YUM SING RESTAURANT  (Optional)                         COST: $30 (TBC)

 If you wish to attend the luncheon please book before 5th April, 2022. Phone Mary :0406342703 or email: heritage@cadcai.org.au









Ticket Type Price
Adult Qing Ming Festival  -Visits to McLeod and Martyn St Cemeteries $0.00 Sale Ended
Cairns Pioneer Cemetery and Martyn St Cemetery
McLeod St, Cairns North QLD 4870, Australia

Grafton Street, behind Asian SuperMart, Cairns, Queensland, 4870, Australia

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