Close St Mary's Churchyard in Whitby over the Goth Weekends

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Ken Senior
4 years ago
This is disrespectful and people visiting should not use the graveyard inappropriately.

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James Porritt
5 years ago
Its a place of final resting not a cheesy photo opportunity.

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Adrian Smith
5 years ago
I agree it's disrespectful

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Monica Poole
5 years ago
I think the weekend is being taken over by professional models and photographers, and any true Goth would not disrespect the graveyard in this way ....

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Brian Vasey
5 years ago
I have possible ancestors there and besides that, it is disrespectful.

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Alison austin
5 years ago
I have witnessed the disrespectful behaviour.

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David Wright
5 years ago
It really is sad to see the select few feeling the need to insult the memory of people's fallen loved ones. Cheap photo gimmicks are not what the Gothic culture is about, graveyards are beautiful as a fond memory of the lives of loved ones - not a place to 'pose'.

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Andrea Harper
5 years ago
I'm fed up with the reputation of the WGW being ruined by people having no respect and just wanting a 'shock' photo. Close it and bring the Heart back to the WGW, mainly the music and shopping :)

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Amie Crabtree
5 years ago
I think it's really wrong that people are disrespecting the ground where people are laid to rest and the family of the dead. There's a difference from taking photos by staying on a path then walking over all the graves to get the "perfect" picture. There are tons of places to get the same impact in Whitby so why are people being disrespectful to the dead? I'm pretty sure they wouldn't like it and neither would their friends and family.

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Steven Hall
5 years ago
I'm a Dracula fan myself i'm not a goth but Whitby is my all time favourite place in the whole entire universe nothing will ever beat the charm of Whitby and its breathtaking surroundings.