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Events at Arnos Vale

Arnos Vale has an exciting programme of events for 2014 and beyond. Visitors can take advantage of an ever-expanding range of exhibitions, self-guided trails, guided walks and events.

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Sep
01

Jump Fit Classes


Bring out the Tigger in you!
NEW TO ARNOS VALE! Jumpfit Classes with Abbey - Tuesday evenings at 6:45pm. Come along and join the new fun way to keep fit!  Classes begin at 6:45pm on Tuesday evenings and last for 45 minutes. Rebound your way to fitness to music o... Read More...

Sep
04

Performing the Freak


A dialogue between theatre and science about monstrosity
Discover The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak and learn about the story behind the puppets. This performance, developed from Wattle & Daub's show -  The DepravedAppetite of Tarrare the Freak - brings together the show's crea... Read More...

Sep
05

Yoga for Health with John Irving


Anyone can do yoga!
 ‘Yoga for Life’ with John Irving ‘Come and enjoy giving some space and time to yourself within a tranquil and beautiful space surrounded by nature…’ John continues this popular class on Saturday mornings. Just arrive read... Read More...

Sep
07

Akhanda Flow Yoga


You don't need to be bendy!
Breaking news: you don't need to be bendy to do Yoga! Anyone can do Yoga - all you need is an open mind and an interest in this ancient discipline, which has been proven over millennia to lead people to happiness, ease and positiv... Read More...

Sep
07

Lightsaber Combat


Unleash your inner Darth!
LudoSport have been developing the sport of lightsaber combat since 2006 in Italy and now the classes have come to Bristol! Shii-Cho is the first of the seven styles of lightsaber combat, come along and begin your journey into this excitin... Read More...

Sep
09

Core Strength Vinyasa Flow


Total transformation of body & mind
A new yoga class begins at Arnos Vale from 9th September 2015. Join Anya in her Core Strength Vanyasa Flow class held in the Anglican Chapel from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Come and join me for a truly transformational hour of Strength Viny... Read More...

Sep
11

Night At The Cemetery Tour


A dusk-to-dark tour!
Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropolis" in a dusk-to dark 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 Vi... Read More...

Sep
12

Bristol Doors Open Day


Step into a secret world....
Discover 45 green acres close to the heart of Bristol filled with amazing stories and beautiful buildings.  View the new Great War exhibition in the Anglican Chapel Crypt.  Discover the history of the Victorian Cemetery and learn ... Read More...

Sep
13

Water Bowl Stone-carving Workshop


Carve a water feature!
Carve a gorgeous water feature for your garden or as a gift.  This is a 3-dimensional and freestanding sculpture that you take home at the end of the workshop. This excellent value course is an ideal follow-on workshop for returning "i... Read More...

Sep
17

Candlelit Yoga


A peaceful practice.....
Relax at the end of a busy day with gentle yoga postures, simple breathing exercises and guided meditation by candlelight at the beautiful and tranquil Anglican Chapel.  Whether you're looking for a space for quiet inner reflection or ... Read More...

Sep
20

Writing, Storytelling & Movement


Rewilding our Stories
Rewilding our stories: A Workshop in Writing, Storytelling and Movement. "You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves." - Mary Oliver, "Wild Geese" Who are you, deep in the core of your being? Who are you beneath ... Read More...

Sep
25

Night At The Cemetery Tour


A dusk-to-dark tour!
Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropolis" in a dusk-to dark 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 Vi... Read More...

Sep
26

The Dark Knight


Outdoor Cinema Screening!
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. Rated 12 - Gates Open at 6.30pm Film s... Read More...

Sep
28

Yoga and Mindfulness


Move, Breathe and Be
A six week yoga course that incorporates the benefits of Hatha yoga with the principles of Mindfulness. Mondays 7.30 - 8.45pm at Arnos Vale Spielman Centre, Bath Rd, Bristol. In their essence, Yoga and Mindfulness are both “awareness pra... Read More...

Oct
09

Booze Forage Walk


Revealing the drinkables
Revealing the drinkables at your fingertips in a unique evening "forage of discovery" with Andy Hamilton.  Over 18 years only. Arnos Vale is a 45 acre urban green space in the heart of Bristol, filled with rich and diverse variety of ... Read More...

Oct
09

Night At The Cemetery Tour


A dusk-to-dark tour!
Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropolis" in a dusk-to dark 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 Vi... Read More...

Oct
23

Night At The Cemetery Tour


A dusk-to-dark tour!
Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropolis" in a dusk-to dark 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 Vi... Read More...

Enjoy the garden cemetery in glorious Autumn colour. Join our expert ecologist for a seasonal exploration of the 45 acre cemetery landscape. Autumn is the best time of year to admire Arnos Vale's varied landscaped design, when the changin... Read More...

Oct
27

Frightful Forest Funday


Freaky fun in the forest
Creepy crafts, cool critters and freaky fun in the Forest. The day begins with some hauntingly good fun and games.  Then they will make spooky themed crafts using natural materials. After discovering the signs of the nocturnal animals... Read More...

Oct
28

Day of the Dead Mask Making


Spooky Day of the Dead Mask!
Join artist Beth Towney for a brilliant mask making workshop with Day of the Dead theme.  Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico and other Hispanic countries to remember loved ones on 1st November.  Traditionally families gather ... Read More...

Oct
28

Creepy Crafts


Gruesomely good fun
Create some super creepy creations for decorating your home this October. School holidays don't need to be grave - have a ghoulish good time at Arnos Vale.  Enjoy a frightening good family activity where you can create creepy crafts t... Read More...

Oct
28

Creepy Crafts


Gruesomely good fun
Create some super creepy creations for decorating your home this October. School holidays don't need to be grave - have a ghoulish good time at Arnos Vale.  Enjoy a frightening good family activity where you can create creepy crafts t... Read More...

Oct
28

Funnybones


Stomping Story
Discover the world of the Funnybones family and their adventures in a Halloween walk around Arnos Vale.  These skeletons are definitely not scary so suitable for little ones!  Enjoy the walk,hunt the "bones" and then make some ske... Read More...

Oct
29

Room on the Broom


Stomping Story
The witch and her cat fly happily over forests, rivers and mountains on their broomstick until a stormy wind blows.  What will happen next as they tumble into a bog and meet a greedy dragon?  Room on the Broom is a very funny stor... Read More...

Oct
29

The Adaams Family


Outdoor Cinema Screening!
The Addams step out of Charles Addams' cartoons. They live with all of the trappings of the macabre (including a detached hand for a servant) and are quite wealthy. Added to this mix is a crooked accountant and his loan shark and a plot to ... Read More...

Oct
29

The Blair Witch Project


Outdoor Cinema Screening!
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind. Rated 12 - Gates Open at 7:30pm Film starts around 8.30pm This is not a BYO event.... Read More...

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@devonroots @sourcefoodcafe we've just produced our latest batch of charcoal available in the shop now and thanks to our #volunteers
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