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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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May
29

Night At The Cemetery Tour


A dusk to dark tour
SOLD OUT!  Sorry - all tickets for this tour are now sold.  Don't dispair!  We still have tickets available on our other tours - see the list of tours here Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropol... Read More...

May
30

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...

May
30

Ceremonial Way Tour


A prestigious tour
A fully accessible tour of the Ceremonial Way - the main path and most prestigious graves of Arnos Vale, with stories of some of Bristol's historic inhabitants.  Suitable for wheelchair and cane users.Arnos Vale's 45 acres of hillside ... Read More...

Join us for a very special screening of the silent movie Nosferatu.  The evening starts with a canape reception, followed by a candle lit stroll through the cemetery to the Anglican Chapel, where very talented musician Richard Lennox, ... Read More...

This workshop includes various meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you establish your practice.  If you are curious about meditation, or if you have tried and need further guidance, this workshop will help you to overcome so... Read More...

Jun
01

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...

Jun
01

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...

Jun
01

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...

Jun
02

Jump Fit Classes


Bring out the Tigger in you!
NEW TO ARNOS VALE! Jumpfit Classes with Abbey - Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm. Come along and join the new fun way to keep fit!  Classes begin at 6:30pm on Tuesday evenings and last for 45 minutes. Rebound your way to fitness to music o... Read More...

Jun
03

Zumba Gold with Kate


Get Groovin at your own pace!
Now it’s your turn! All the fun of Zumba® at a more friendly pace! The lower impact, easy to follow, Latin inspired dance fitness class that keeps in the groove of live! Low impact Zumba® designed to improve your health, balance and r... Read More...

Jun
03

Zumba Gold with Kate


Get Groovin at your own pace!
Now it’s your turn! All the fun of Zumba® at a more friendly pace! The lower impact, easy to follow, Latin inspired dance fitness class that keeps in the groove of live! Low impact Zumba® designed to improve your health, balance and r... Read More...

Jun
03

Meditation for Happiness & Health


5 week course in Meditation
Meditation for Happiness and Health is a 5 week course for those who are new to meditation.  The class size will be limited to ten students to ensure sufficient learning support.  The course will give you an understanding of what ... Read More...

Jun
03

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 magical Underwood Centre, hidden amid Arnos Vale's beautiful woodland.  Whether you're looking for a space... Read More...

Jun
04

YOGA for Beginners


Finding stillness in movement
Everyone welcome to come and enjoy this peaceful practice. Whether you are stressed out at work, struggling at home, or simply looking to cultivate more calm in your daily life, this class offers a gentle introduction to yoga and how movin... Read More...

Jun
06

Flower Bouquet-Making Workshop


Say it with Flowers!
Say it with flowers and make a beautiful bouquet to take home.  Learn to use the secret language of flowers in this hands-on floristry workshop. In the Victorian era, "Tussie-Mussies" were floral bouquets used to convey messages with ... Read More...

Jun
06

Wonderful Women Tour - SOLD OUT


Wonderful Women of the Past!
Sorry - this event is now SOLD OUT!  Visit our Events page for more dates/tours/events. Discover some of Bristol's many wonderful women of the past, and the contributions they made to our history. Arnos Vale Cemetery is the place of ... Read More...

Jun
10

Zumba Gold with Kate


Get Groovin at your own pace!
Now it’s your turn! All the fun of Zumba® at a more friendly pace! The lower impact, easy to follow, Latin inspired dance fitness class that keeps in the groove of live! Low impact Zumba® designed to improve your health, balance and r... Read More...

Jun
12

Night At The Cemetery Tour - SOLD OUT


Things that go bump in the night....
Sorry!  All tickets for this event are now SOLD OUT!  Visit our events page for other guided tours/theatre/fitness Soak up the gothic gloom and ethereal beauty of Bristol's "Necropolis" in a dusk-to-dark tour. A tour revealing t... Read More...

Jun
13

Makers of Bristol Guided Tour


Are you ready to meet your Maker?
Are you ready to meet your makers?  The makers of Bristol that is! From railways to reform, manufacturing to mining, prisons to philanthropy, business to blitz, we introduce some of those Makers of Bristol from the past two centuries.... Read More...

Jun
14

Herbalist Craft Workshop


Half-day Workshop
Discover the craft of the Herbalist and make your own herbal preparations to take home. From ancient times our ancestors relied on the remedies to be found growing locally in their natural environment to treat a range of common ailments.&n... Read More...

Jun
17

Meditation for Happiness & Health


5 week course in Meditation
Meditation for Happiness and Health is a 5 week course for those who are new to meditation.  The class size will be limited to ten students to ensure sufficient learning support.  The course will give you an understanding of what ... Read More...

Jun
20

Grass Species ID Workshop


Is the Grass always Greener?
Discover the remarkable features of different grass species with our expert ecologist. Grasses are one of the most prolific of plants.  Dating back to before the dinosaurs, they span the globe in habitats as varied as freshwater and s... Read More...

Jun
20

Summer Insects Tour


Full to bursting with wildlife!
Explore Arnos Vale in BIG Green Week in search of Soldier Beetles, summer bugs and creepy crawlies. Mid-summer sees the greatest variety of insect life, and this expert-led summer tour explores Arnos Vale Cemetery's 45 acre urban green spa... Read More...

Jun
20

Bat Walk


Searching for bats at Arnos Vale
Embark on a nocturnal adventure in Big Green Week, in search of the bats that call Arnos Vale home. Led by a local Bat expert using detection equipment, expertise and a few tricks up their sleeve, you'll visit the best bat-spotting locatio... Read More...

Jun
21

Easter Island 3D Heads Stone Carving Workshop


Mark the Summer Solstice!
Mark the Summer Solstice by making your own standing-stone ornament. The distinctive stone figures of Easter Island are shrouded in mystery which continues to intrigue experts today.  How were they built?  Why were they created?&... Read More...

Jun
26

Night At The Cemetery Tour


Things that go bump in the night....
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 Vic... Read More...

Jun
27

Forest Funday - Get Outdoors


Explore the Great Outdoors
During this workshop your child will explore and play in the woods.  They can learn how to build a den, investigate wild plants and animals and get creative with natural materials all in our beautiful, outdoor woodland space. This ses... Read More...

Jun
27

Sculpture Tour


Unlock the hidden meanings!
Discover beautiful carved memorials, their symbolic meanings and the stone-carvers behind them. The Victorian era saw a flowering of memorial art, with a range of different symbols and styles carved in stone.  Arnos Vale has over 50,0... Read More...

Set yourself up for a great Sunday with 90 minutes of dynamic Akhanda flow yoga followed by a relaxing restorative practice, pranayama and mindfulness meditation. Stillness in movement, movement in stillness. Explore one of the paradoxes o... Read More...

Jun
28

Mandala Silk-Painting Workshop


Learn silk-painting techniques
Half-day workshop to paint a beautiful silk Mandala to take home inspired by symbolism at Arnos Vale. Learn silk-painting techniques under the expert guidance of textile artist Beth Townley. The word "Mandala" is from the classical Indian... Read More...

Jul
01

Meditation for Happiness & Health


5 week course in Meditation
Meditation for Happiness and Health is a 5 week course for those who are new to meditation.  The class size will be limited to ten students to ensure sufficient learning support.  The course will give you an understanding of what ... Read More...

A fun, fab and messy Forest School session for kids from 3 to 6 years. Come and hunt bugs, wear nature, explore plants and play games. This session is led by our Learning Coordinator Janine Marriott.  All children must be accompanied ... Read More...

A fun, fab and messy Forest School session for kids from 3 to 6 years. Come and hunt bugs, wear nature, explore plants and play games. This session is led by our Learning Coordinator Janine Marriott.  All children must be accompanied ... Read More...

A fun, fab and messy Forest School session for kids from 3 to 6 years. Come and hunt bugs, wear nature, explore plants and play games. This session is led by our Learning Coordinator Janine Marriott.  All children must be accompanied ... Read More...

A fun, fab and messy Forest School session for kids from 3 to 6 years. Come and hunt bugs, wear nature, explore plants and play games. This session is led by our Learning Coordinator Janine Marriott.  All children must be accompanied ... Read More...

Jul
26

Kids Bushcraft Club - Knife & Fire Craft


Perfect Introduction to the great outdoors
The perfect introduction for your kids to the great outdoors.  Your child will have a great time discovering practical outdoor skills of fire and knife craft in a wonderful woodland setting.  They will learn important safety skill... Read More...

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