All Events

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  • After Hours Tour
    June 23, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night 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…)


  • June 24, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • July 15, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

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 greatly (more…)


  • June 27, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • July 4, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Bring out the Tigger in you! Jumpfit Classes with Abbey 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 on kangoo jump boots (provided).  HIT and body conditioning intervals too.  Basically – it’s the (more…)


  • July 1, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • August 19, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • September 16, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • October 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • November 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • December 2, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm

‘Viniyoga for Life’ with John – monthly mini workshops John continues to offer workshops from 10am – 1.30pm. Yoga begins from wherever you are- “Whether new to yoga or with some experience, there is always something to learn, all are welcome…” ‘Come and enjoy giving some space and time to yourSelf within this tranquil and beautiful (more…)


  • July 2, 2017
    10:15 am - 11:45 am

Sunday Morning Yoga Classes with Emily Wingrove Relax, strengthen, zone out and move during these versatile Sunday Morning Yoga Classes at Arnos Vale, each with a unique purpose or goal. WHEN// Selected Sunday Mornings 10:15-11:45am WHERE// Spielman Centre, Arnos Vale, BS4 BOOK// Book via Move GB or through the online Booking page at www.roveyoga.co.uk PRICE// 1 hour 30 minute class. £15 x 1 (more…)


  • July 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 9, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 4, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join friend of Arnos Vale, Ian Coombs for a regular Photography Project Club on Mondays, 10am – 12pm (meet at the Anglican Chapel) The cost is £5 per head on the day, and all monies are donated to the cemetery. This is a projects club, rather than a teaching club although help will be given (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    July 7, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night 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…)


  • July 16, 2017
    9:45 am - 4:30 pm

Nikki of Urban Yoga & Devaki Yoga invite you to a pamper day devoted to you and your wellbeing! You will get time just for you to meet and spend time with friends and other like-minded people, enjoy energising and relaxing yoga (outside if the weather allows) and mindfulness walking mediation in the unique, beautiful (more…)


  • July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Back by popular demand, Butterfly Theatre Company are delighted to return to Bristol Shakespeare Festival with their latest production of ‘Romeo & Juliet’. Shakespeare’s tale of two star-crossed lovers comes alive in the unique setting of Arnos Vale. As an archaeologist guides you through the historic ruins of Verona, he shares the tale of the (more…)


  • July 23, 2017
    10:15 am - 10:45 am
  • July 23, 2017
    11:15 am - 11:45 am

As part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival join Hammerpuzzle for a 30-minute interactive storytelling experience, based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Help create the storm, explore the island and meet the many characters in this magical tale. 10.15am and 11.15am Recommended ages 2-5. Older siblings welcome. Tickets: £5 for Adults £3 for Children For more information email hammerpuzzle@gmail.com Click here (more…)


  • July 28, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

One of our Spies has disappeared while on a mission in Bristol. We need the help of 7-12 year olds to find our Spy and save Bristol from being sabotaged. We’ll use lots of gadgets and code breaking to solve the mystery and unmask the ‘baddie’. The session will last 2 1/2 hours and children (more…)


  • After Hours Tour
    July 28, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night 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…)


  • After Hours Tour
    August 4, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” in this Night 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…)


  • Mariposa Workshop
    August 17, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Would you like to focus on what you bring to relationships? Could you benefit from being more confident in your communication style and manage differences that arise? Do you know the ingredients that make relationships happy, healthy and harmonious? We are very excited to be welcoming Sarah here for her first Mariposa workshop at Arnos (more…)


  • Candlelit yoga
    August 18, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

As part of our Wellness Weekend Emily Wingrove from Rove Yoga will be holding a warm summer evening candlelit yoga session in our stunning Spielman Centre. Why is everyone talking about the benefits of yoga? This gentle class will be an introduction to articulation of the spine, yoga philosophy and breath work. If you are looking to stretch (more…)


  • August 18, 2017
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

As part of our Wellness Weekend we are very pleased to welcome Bea Martin and David Johnson of Bards of Avalon to our Anglican Chapel for a Sound Bath to enhance your health and wellbeing. During a sound bath, you can lie down or sit, fully clothed, whilst bathing in the sounds of vocal harmonies, (more…)


  • August 19, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am

Special Saturday morning Yoga class in the Anglican, as part of the Wellness Weekend. Everyone welcome. Join 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 greatly from tension caused (more…)


  • August 19, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • August 20, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Relax into a candlelit sanctuary in the peaceful surroundings of Arnos Vale for a nourishing Indian Head Massage. Bristol therapist Hannah Stuart-Leach will be taking bookings during the Wellness Weekend on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August: 20 minutes – £10 40 minutes – £20 Indian Head Massage is a blissful experience, just to be (more…)


  • August 19, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An interactive one-woman show, blending spiritual wisdom, science, intuitive insights and improv comedy. Becky’s hilarious show is never the same twice. Interacting with the audience she answers some of life’s most difficult questions by turning them into a self-help comedy routine. Never mocking, always up beat. Sharing some life changing insights and using science and (more…)


  • August 20, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We are very much looking forward to hosting our first Wellness Fair here at Arnos Vale – the perfect opportunity to talk to local therapists and learn about natural health and beauty products. Come and meet Leanne to learn more about Forever Living products, Bea and David from Bards of Avalon – passionate about the positive (more…)


  • Look Again workshop
    August 20, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Slow down and see Arnos Vale Cemetery with new eyes” In this taster workshop as part of the Arnos Vale Wellness Weekend, you will use mindfulness, walking and photography to look again at the world around you. You will learn to notice the extraordinary in the ordinary. You will experience the opposite of ‘snapping away’. (more…)


  • September 16, 2017
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

“Slow down and see Arnos Vale Cemetery with fresh eyes” In this workshop you will use mindfulness, walking and photography to look again at the world around you. You will learn to notice the extraordinary in the ordinary. You will experience the opposite of ‘snapping away’. As well as improve your photography skills, the workshop (more…)


  • Owl prowl 23 sept
    September 23, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a night time walk in the Cemetery learn fascinating facts about native owls with Wild Owl expert Ian McGuire, while you scour the skyline, listen for owl calls and practice your own “Twit-twooo’s. In the autumn, tawny owls advertise their presence in their territories by calling at dusk, sending a message to other owls to (more…)

Event Phone: 0117 9719117


  • October 8, 2017
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come along, everyone welcome – FREE entry all day!! 11.00am – 3.00pm Once again we’ll be opening our doors and inviting Bristol’s newly engaged couples along to Arnos Vale to gather ideas and meet our hand picked selection of local wedding suppliers who can provide the perfect service to make your wedding day extra special. (more…)


  • October 18, 2017 - October 29, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

From the company who brought you their sell out hit ‘Dracula’ in 2015 comes ‘The Turn of the Screw’, a brand new adaptation of Henry James’ 1898 gothic horror. The setting for this chilling tale is the beautiful Arnos Vale Cemetery. Join us in the graveyard chapel as we transform its walls into the eerie (more…)


  • Owl prowl 3 Nov
    November 3, 2017
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Take a night time walk in the Cemetery learn fascinating facts about native owls with Wild Owl expert Ian McGuire, while you scour the skyline, listen for owl calls and practice your own “Twit-twooo’s. In the autumn, tawny owls advertise their presence in their territories by calling at dusk, sending a message to other owls to (more…)


  • December 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free entry all day! Showcasing a host of local craft and produce suppliers from our region alongside some fantastic family fun. If you are interested in having a stall at our Christmas Market please contact us on bookings@arnosvale.org.uk Please note that there will be NO PARKING on site for visitors, however there will be limited parking at (more…)


  • December 7, 2017
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Learn to make a moss filled twine/ wire bound seasonal wreath symbolising eternal love from seasonal foliage and natural extras from start to finish. Be encouraged to explore a range festive colour shapes, textures and scents. Get ideas about how to use your wreath inside to decorate your home and get a few more ideas around flowery festive decoration. Learn (more…)


  • Christmas Carol Concert
    December 10, 2017
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A musical medley of classic carols to kick of Christmas with festive cheer! Arnos Vale is delighted to be celebrating the start of Christmas with carols by Bristol Chamber Choir. Join us in the glorious Victorian surroundings of Arnos Vale’s chapel for a musical medley of choral performances – the perfect end to a day (more…)


  • February 22, 2018 - February 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Life, Death (and the Rest) is our annual event of talks, walks, theatre and film that supports a growing social movement talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. If you are an artist, musician, performer, death professional, end of life organisation, bereavement charity, or a funeral service and would like to get involved please contact (more…)