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  • Classic Cemetery Tour every Sat at 1.30pm
    July 30, 2016 - September 24, 2016
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

“Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. The guide will tell you about the cemetery’s history, show you some interesting or unusual symbols (more…)


  • Tour ticket
    September 10, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the 45 acre landscape. Explore the many listed buildings for free including the Anglican Chapel, and the mortuary crypt with WW1 exhibition. Visit the free exhibition of wildlife photographs by photographer Ian Coombs. Drop in or purchase a pre-booked ticket for additional guided tours on Saturday (10.30am, 1.30pm and (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    September 16, 2016
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this dusk tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)


  • September 18, 2016
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TOURS Arnos Vale is full of stories and regular themed private tours are offered throughout the year . If you are travelling in a large group and would like a bespoke tour we can arrange a tour to suit your groups’ particular interest. Tour Routes and Themes **           We offer (more…)


  • Flower tour
    September 18, 2016
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

September is on of the best time of year to admire Arnos Vale’s varied landscape design, with beautiful flowers and trees dotted around the 45 acre site. Our expert ecologist will lead you in a seasonal wander through the Garden cemetery landscape. This tour will help you discover hidden gems, classic beauties and old favourites Warm clothing (more…)


  • Wedding Fair
    September 25, 2016
    11:00 am - 3:30 pm

An opportunity to visit our 3 unique venues. Meet and chat with our handpicked local wedding suppliers and our Wedding Team, helping you to plan the wedding of your dreams! Arnos Vale is the perfect location if you’re after a truly unique setting for your wedding day – ideal for weddings suiting any style whether (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    September 30, 2016
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this dusk tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)


  • Potty about Pots
    October 1, 2016
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Potty about Pots This pottery workshop will show you how to create 4 different types of pots using 4 different techniques, slab, coil, pinch and thrown. During the workshop you will learn how to throw a pot on the pottery wheel, make a handle, apply underglazes and learn how to add decorative details to your (more…)


  • Yoga with Katy
    October 8, 2016
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

New Saturday morning Yoga classes at Arnos Vale Cemetery – Extended 2-hour, monthly sessions. Everyone welcome. Join Kate Fox and Jessica Adams, for a Scaravelli-inspired yoga session where you will rediscover a free form of movement through your body and spine, helping to restore your body’s natural vitality. Our spine, particularly the lumbar area suffers (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    October 14, 2016
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this dusk tour. A tour revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things (more…)