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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.

Events Coming Soon

Nov
01

Day of the Dead Craft Sessions


Our drop in crafts
Try out some Day of the Dead crafts, make a marigold, create a sugar skull style mask and make a dancing skeleton to take home. Day of the Dead is celebrated throughout Mexico and beyond. It brings generations together to remember loved on... Read More...

Nov
01

Great War Graves Tour


Discover more about our great war history
From underage conscripts to the war at home, discover the individual stories and sacrifices of wartime and visit the War memorials and family graves across the cemetery. A century on from the British into war in 1914, we visit some of the ... Read More...

Julia Vogl's art workshop for families. Fun drawing workshop, ideal for children and their grandparents!  Includes a guided exploration of the grouns, discovery of amazing sculptures, learning to draw portraits, images and expressing ... Read More...

Nov
03

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...

Nov
06

Candlelit Yoga at Arnos Vale


The sense of calm
Everyone welcome to come and enjoy this peaceful practice Relax at the end of a busy week with gentle restorative yoga postures and guided meditation by candlelight in Arnos Vale’s atmospheric Anglican Chapel. Whether you’re looking fo... Read More...

Nov
07

Night at the Cemetery Tour


Visit our cemetery at night
Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis”. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in the night.Places on this p... Read More...

Nov
08

Teacher's Family Day at Arnos Vale


A day of family activities for teachers!
Arnos Vale would like to invite all of our amazing local teachers to our family activity day on Saturday, 8th November! Arnos Vale is launching a brand now education offer for schools and we want to let you and your family be amongst the f... Read More...

Nov
08

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...

Nov
08

Great War Graves Tour


From under aged conscripts to war at home.
  From underage conscripts to the war at home, discover the individual stories and sacrifices of wartime and visit the War memorials and family graves across the cemetery. A century on from the British into war in 1914, we visit some... Read More...

Nov
09

Bristol Chamber Choir


A concert for Remembrance Sunday!
A Concert for Remembrance Sunday 1914-2014 Bristol Chamber Choir, conducted by Mr Gordon Pullen, will be performing the Rachmaninov Vespers in the beautiful surroundings of the Anglican Chapel at Arnos Vale. The Vespers were written in 19... Read More...

Nov
11

Armistice Day Remembrance Service


FREE - donations to the British Red Cross
To mark the signing of the Armistice on the 11th November 1918, a commemoration ceremony will be held at Arnos Vale Cemetery. The ceremony will be held by the World War 1 memorial over 300 service men are laid to rest.  There will be ... Read More...

Nov
11

Great War Graves Tour


We will remember them
Great War Graves Tour - Armistice Day - Tuesday 11th NovemberIn a special tour marking Armistice Day, we visit some of the graves of service personnel and civilians from the Great War, at rest in Arnos Vale, a century on from the British in... Read More...

Nov
15

Front Room Heroes Tour - Totterdown Arts Trail


Discover some of the heroes of Bristol
A unique tour created especially for this year's Front Room Art Trail. From philanthropic works, to life-risking deeds, to simply making a difference, we celebrate some of the Heroes remembered on our doorstep in Arnos Vale Cemetery from t... Read More...

Nov
18

Stomping Story - Stick Man


Will he ever get home?
Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity. Set your imagination free with Stick Man!Stick Man goes for a jog but ends up in all sorts of scrapes. Will he ever get home? Stick Man lives in the family ... Read More...

Nov
22

Sculpture Tour


Discover our amazing sculptures
The Victorian era saw a flowering of memorial art, with a range of different symbols and styles carved in stone. Arnos Vale has over 50,000 graves, two dozen listed structures and a number of contemporary memorial sculptures on display in ... Read More...

Nov
28

Magic Lantern Show - The Great War


A CORKING GOOD SHOW!
An evening extravaganza of magical moving pictures from the Edwardian Music Halls. Roll up! Roll Up! A spellbinding evening of enthralling entertainment awaits! Back by popular demand, we travel back OVER ONE HUNDRED YEARS to the music ha... Read More...

Nov
29

Taster Tour


A brief look into the hidden wonders of Arnos Vale
Ideal for first-time visitors This shorter tour introduces the main landmarks, monuments and people to remember in Arnos Vale. Warm waterproof clothing and sensible shoes are strongly recommended as Arnos Vale Cemetery is not a fully acce... Read More...

Nov
30

Arnos Vale Christmas Fayre


Join in the festivities
Christmas Fayre Sunday 30th November 2014 FREE ENTRY Come and join us at Arnos Vale Cemetery on Sunday 30th November for our Christmas Fayre. This year we will have stalls in the Speilman Centre and Anglican Chapel and will also be sel... Read More...

Dec
06

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...

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Who wants a FREE family fun arts session with an internationally acclaimed artist this Sunday? Read more here: http://t.co/Hux1oey3VJ
Meet wartime suffragists, VCs, conscripts &consciencious objectors in Arnos Vale's public tour this Saturday 1.30pm: http://t.co/Scx45UxEcz
Day of the Dead drop-in activities. Make moving models, sugar skulls masks and macabre bunting. 1st November. http://t.co/Ux37WuumcV

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