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  • Every Sat at 1.30pm
    March 3, 2018 - November 10, 2018
    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…)


  • September 24, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • October 1, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • October 8, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • October 15, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • October 22, 2018
    10:10 am - 11:00 am

  Launchpad classes are fun and educational sessions for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to share with their parent or carer.  Our classes give a gentle introduction to letters, numbers and science. They also encourage communication and social skills. The classes are fun, active and varied. They include stories, role play, simple science experiments, (more…)


  • September 24, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 1, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 8, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 22, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 29, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • November 5, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

  In the Spielman Centre. Suitable for beginners and those with experience.  Bring your own mat if you can, there will be a few mats there if you don’t have one. HOW TO BOOK £8 per class or £48 for 7 classes. Contact Olu on: tjeg@hotmail.co.uk To book click here Hatha flow is a dynamic form of yoga where the (more…)


  • September 25, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 2, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 9, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 16, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • October 23, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • November 13, 2018
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

*PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON THE 30TH OCTOBER & 6TH NOVEMBER* Bring out the Tigger in you! Jumpfit Classes every Tuesday. Come along and join in with the most fun way to keep fit!  Classes begin at 6.30pm and last for 45 minutes. Rebound your way to fitness to music on Bounce (more…)


  • September 26, 2018
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • October 3, 2018
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • October 10, 2018
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • October 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • October 24, 2018
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

Block booking £40 (£8/class) or drop in is £9 (please contact Caroline on  07889969050 to check availability for drop in as classes fill up quickly). 1-1’s are also available on request Suitable for all ages, levels and abilities-beginners to intermediate. All mats and equipment are provided. To book a drop in/ block book space please contact (more…)


  • September 27, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is the second in our new exciting series Alive In Conversation  “Goodnight Friend” will be a conversation between Veterniary Surgeon Penny Morgan and death academic Dr John Troyer Over the next few months, Dr John Troyer from The University of Bath  will lead a series of conversations with people from the worlds of death, (more…)


  • September 27, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Embark on a nocturnal adventure, 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 locations in the cemetery as a variety of native bat species come out to feed at dusk. Learn (more…)


  • September 28, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. 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 (more…)


  • September 28, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Imagine the thrill of watching Edgar Allen Poe perform ‘The Raven’ right in front of you! Imagine the Gothic delights of dark Victorian poetry being recited at your event, convention, party, or gathering! Paul Voodini takes classic poetry and breaths new life (and death!) into them, turning them into a thrilling roller-coaster ride for a (more…)


  • September 30, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a celebration of the life and work of Raja Ram Mohan Roy who is regarded as one of the Fathers of Modern Indian. About Rajah Rammohun Roy  Rajah Rammohun Roy (1772-1833) was an individual of truly global stature, and is buried at Arnos Vale. An extremely influential religious and political thinker, he coined (more…)


  • September 30, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MuktoMoncho Cultural Society-Bristol presents : A series of performances around the life of Raja Ram Mohan Roy. Participation by Muktomoncho- Bristol and Programme Details from 2-3pm. Introduction Brahmo themed Tagore songs Chorus- with introduction Brahmo themed Tagore songs with dance by children with introduction Small Sketch(Natika)- Komola Shundori- (Beautiful Komola) (in Bengali with English Synopsis) (more…)


  • October 1, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 8, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 15, 2018
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A fun and effective dance cardio workout inspired by the joyful, energetic sounds of Charleston, Swing, Gospel, Electro Swing And Hot Jazz SwingTrain is the little fitness brother of Swing Patrol, one of the leading Swing Dance schools in the UK. Capturing the joy and community of swing dancing, using swing moves and the music everyone loves (more…)


  • October 4, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Acclaimed actor Jonathan Goodwin stars in The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes. The show features the great detective recounting highlights of his crime-busting career. It also includes autobiographical snippets concerning his life and times, the adversaries he has faced and mysteries he has solved. An affectionate one-man (more…)


  • October 5, 2018
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film about a young man who receives a strange creature called a mogwai as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters. Shown on a huge screen in the heart of Arnos Vale, a national Heritage site within 45 acres of Autumnal woodland. Bring a cushion, chair or blanket, (more…)


  • October 5, 2018
    9:20 pm - 10:55 pm

“Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It’s fun to be a vampire.” The Lost Boys (cert 15) is one of 80’s cinema’s iconic vampire comic horror films about two new-in-town brothers who discover a local gang of undead. Shot on location in the coastal California town of Santa Cruz and (more…)


  • October 6, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • October 6, 2018
    7:10 pm - 8:50 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing The Lost Boys again – this time on Saturday 6th October at the earlier time of 7.10pm. The Lost Boys (cert 15) is one of 80’s cinema’s iconic vampire comic horror films about two new-in-town brothers who discover a local gang of undead. Shown in the heart of (more…)


  • October 6, 2018
    9:25 pm - 11:00 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing The Lost Boys again – this time on Saturday 6th October. Tickets sold out within 24 hours last time, so if you’re keen to join us for this 80’s iconic vampire pop-culture phenomenon we would advise booking tickets as soon as you can! The Lost Boys (cert 15) is (more…)


  • October 7, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. 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 (more…)


  • October 11, 2018
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Spend a fascinating evening in the knowledgable company of Dan Flew, MSc GradCIEEM. Dan has been recording and studying the bats of Arnos vale for the past 7 years and will be talking about the natural history of the lesser horseshoe bats that are found in Arnos Vale and his research on this wonderful creature. Dan (more…)


  • October 12, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our After Hours tour. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. 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 (more…)


  • October 13, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The transport of coffins by train took place all across the UK for over 150 years and still continues on some heritage railways. This talk will reveal the fascinating stories of many people whose coffins were carried by train on their final journey.  Arnos Vale Cemetery itself plays an unexpected role in this previously untold story. (more…)


  • October 13, 2018
    1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

In the shining drop of dew that forms at the tip of an unfurling fern, there are whole civilisations of microbes that rise and fall whilst it glints in the sun. On the underside of the leaf as it matures, clusters of tiny catapults form and fling their spores into the air, joining the myriad (more…)


  • October 14, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)


  • October 14, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • October 17, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re overjoyed to welcome Carla Valentine back to Arnos Vale, for not one night but TWO! Join us in the Anglican Chapel for a special presentation, taking you through the procedure of an autopsy in the same way as the chapters are laid out in her book, Past Mortems. To include new anecdotes on each (more…)


  • October 18, 2018
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • January 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • April 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Discover a mindful approach to the art of photography in the stunning grounds of Arnos Vale. Learn to look and really see! In this workshop you slow down and use photography, mindfulness, and walking to look again at the world around you. You learn to take notice in the present moment, and see the extraordinary (more…)


  • October 18, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We’re overjoyed to welcome Carla Valentine back to Arnos Vale. Join us in the Anglican Chapel for a special presentation, taking you through the procedure of an autopsy in the same way as the chapters are laid out in her book, Past Mortems. To include new anecdotes on each topic and lots of new content (more…)


  • October 20, 2018
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Come join us for the second annual ‘Bats Ball’; a celebration of all things Gothic. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Victorian Mourning’ and while you are encouraged to wear your best goth/punk/Victorian/dark-inspired fashion, it isn’t a necessity. However, there maybe a little something given for the best dressed attendees (it will be discrete, (more…)


  • October 21, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • November 24, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • January 19, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • February 9, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • March 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • April 27, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • May 18, 2019
    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…)


  • October 21, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 25, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December 16, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

At Death Cafes we come together to chat about death in a relaxed, safe, social cafe environment. Our objective is “To increase awareness of the reality of death, so we can enjoy feeling more fully alive“. The conversations are always new and fresh. Each time we come together the changing mix of people ensures that (more…)


  • October 21, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Leave logic at the door and walk into the absurd world of the Bristol Fiction Writers Group. Please come alive. This is not a reading. The camel says yes, it is. We will read surreal works by ourselves and others, accompanied by projections of surreal imagery. Part of the Bristol Festival of Literature. There is (more…)


  • October 24, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Bristol’s contemporary-folk choir for an atmospheric and immersive night of song at Arnos Vale Cemetery, sung with passion and commitment. Directed by musician and songwriter Heg Brignall, this mixed-voice choir has built a reputation for unique song choices, striking arrangements and an exceptionally high standard of singing. An un-auditioned community based group at heart, The (more…)


  • October 25, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

The Unnamed return to the Anglican Chapel at with Shadows Over Improv, another night of brilliant improvised theatre inspired by cult cosmic horror writer HP Lovecraft. You don’t need to have heard of Lovecraft to be transported by their theatrical rendering of a story, created entirely spontaneously from an audience suggestion. Besides the on-stage players, (more…)


  • October 26, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Stories of Strong Women focuses on amazing journeys. As part of Bristol’s Literature Festival we welcome coach, author and stand-up comedian Becky Walsh to interview a fabulous female panel, including historian Lucienne Boyce (author of The Bristol Suffragettes), writer and explorer Jacki Hill-Murphy, biographer and backpacker Jean Burnett, and Charmaine Lawrence: entrepreneur, self-help writer and music artist. Expect laughs as well as literature during this thought-provoking debate on (more…)


  • October 26, 2018
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As part of  ‘Women On The Move’ event for  Bristol Litfest   we are proud to put on our Wonderful Women Tour. The lives of women in times past often elude the historic record. But where historical evidence can be found, the lives they led and the contributions they made to society make for compelling stories. At Arnos (more…)


  • October 26, 2018
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A misadventure into magic, myth, folklore and potent neurohacking chemicals. This talk discusses both the scientific and the mystical understanding of people’s experiences of visionary encounters with discarnate beings… In all times and places people have had unervingly real encounter experiences with deities, demons, angels, elves, aliens, and ghosts. Sometimes these occur when a person (more…)


  • October 27, 2018 - November 4, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Otomi, Vivalosmuertos and friends who are originally from Mexico are creating a traditional Ofrenda (Day of the Dead altar) in the Crypt at Arnos Vale Cemetery. This is our third year hosting this wonderful Ofrenda at Arnos Vale so we are really excited to welcome the team back. You are welcome to visit the altar and place (more…)


  • October 27, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • October 27, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy an indoor screening of Coco, in our stunning Anglican Chapel. Be the first to explore our Day of the Dead Altar, made by the people from Otomi during its special night time opening in the Anglican Crypt Meet Miguel, a boy who wants to become a musician against the wishes of his family.  He ends up (more…)


  • October 28, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing Coco again – this time on Sunday 28th October. Be one of the first to explore our Day of the Dead Altar, made by the people from Otomi during its special night time opening in the Anglican Crypt. Then enjoy an indoor screening of Coco, in our stunning Anglican Chapel. (more…)


  • October 28, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)


  • October 28, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:15 am

STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  What will the Funnybones family get up to in a cemetery? Explore this brilliant tale by the amazing Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Discover the world of the Funnybones family and their adventures in a Halloween walk around (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm

STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  What will the Funnybones family get up to in a cemetery? Explore this brilliant tale by the amazing Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Discover the world of the Funnybones family and their adventures in a Halloween walk around (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  What will the Funnybones family get up to in a cemetery? Explore this brilliant tale by the amazing Janet and Allan Ahlberg. Discover the world of the Funnybones family and their adventures in a Halloween walk around (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing, or diseases of the past such as Cholera and Smallpox. We will share some stories, drop some knowledge and open your mind to the (more…)


  • October 29, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; these stories are not for (more…)


  • October 30, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Does your little one love the great outdoors?  Bring them along to a play in the fall woods with loads of autumn themed activities to keep them entertained.  They can make potions and wands, splash about in the puddles, dig in the mud, create with natural materials and make lots of things to take home (more…)


  • November 1, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:15 am

Is there enough Room on the broom?  STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  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 (more…)


  • November 1, 2018
    11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Is there enough Room on the broom?  STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  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 (more…)


  • November 1, 2018
    1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Is there enough Room on the broom?  STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.  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 (more…)


  • November 2, 2018
    10:30 am - 11:15 am

Find out the dark side of Arnos Vale. Discover nocturnal creatures, hidden histories and tall tales. Enjoy a history and wildlife walk with games and a treasure hunt. Dress up as your favourite Halloween creature, spook or character. Suitable for 5+.  Each child requires a ticket for this tour, all children must be accompanied by (more…)


  • November 2, 2018
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We are training up another team of 8-12 year olds in crime scene investigation! Come and put your sleuthing skills to the test – and pick up some new ones by joining our age appropriate workshop. We will work through an investigation together – You’ll keep your CSI suit at the end along with some (more…)


  • November 2, 2018
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Find out the dark side of Arnos Vale. Discover nocturnal creatures, hidden histories and tall tales. Enjoy a history and wildlife walk with games and a treasure hunt. Dress up as your favourite Halloween creature, spook or character. Suitable for 5+.  Each child requires a ticket for this tour, all children must be accompanied by (more…)


  • November 2, 2018
    2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Find out the dark side of Arnos Vale. Discover nocturnal creatures, hidden histories and tall tales. Enjoy a history and wildlife walk with games and a treasure hunt. Dress up as your favourite Halloween creature, spook or character. Suitable for 5+.  Each child requires a ticket for this tour, all children must be accompanied by (more…)


  • November 2, 2018 - November 11, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Adapted by Award Winning Writer Matt Grinter, from the chilling Gothic novel by Mary Shelly. We invite you to hear a tale that’s been told for over 200 years. A story of creation, rejection, love and disaster. In an attempt to defy death Frankenstein creates a creature, a monster that is both childlike in its (more…)


  • November 3, 2018
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Victorian celebration of death can’t help but catch our imagination; images of widows in trailing black veils, huge monuments to death, plumed horses and impossibly expensive mourning jewels offer a morbid beauty our contemporary existence lacks. Illustrated with a wide personal collection of mourning wear and ephemera, this talk attempts to cover the vast (more…)


  • November 10, 2018
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • December 1, 2018
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • January 12, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • February 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • April 6, 2019
    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…)


  • November 15, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WARNING: THIS SHOW MIGHT CHANGE YOUR LIFE…AND YOUR DEATH Reduced price tickets on sale from 10am on Thu 6th Sep as part of the Bristol & Bath culture flash sale. For a full list of organisations taking part and links to all available offers, go to Visit Bristol or search using the hashtag on Twitter #CultureFlashSale. Written and (more…)


  • November 16, 2018
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for a War history tour and learn about underage conscripts, brave deeds, and the war at home. This tour reveals fascinating stories and sacrifices of wartime as we explore War memorials and family graves across the cemetery at dusk then enjoy a brilliant film. By the outside world’s standards, the residents of Miss Peregrine’s (more…)


  • November 18, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meet Your Maker is a new gift fair at Arnos Vale. This free event brings together local designer-makers, appealing to those gift seekers that are looking for something fabulously different. Meet Your Maker offers an opportunity to meet the designer or maker, learn more about where the products are from and maybe even commission something (more…)


  • November 22, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A renegade retelling of Edgar Allan Poe’s twisted tale. Two performers dismember the process of adaptation by re-imagining a macabre classic with the cheekiest of glints in their eyes. An enigmatic writer has adapted Poe’s original story and handed scripts over to two performers who are now taking merciless liberties with the words – like a madman (more…)


  • November 23, 2018
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’ Well, now’s your chance to find out. Then follow it with an indoor screening of this Tim Burton Christmas classic in our candlelit Anglican Chapel. On the tour you’ll hear about man-made deaths like a fatal stabbing or unsolved (more…)


  • November 24, 2018
    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Love Christmas and handmade festivities? Then this is the perfect workshop for you. A 3 hour workshop in creating Christmas cards using lino printing techniques for £40. The workshop will show you how to create and cut your very own lino print which can be used for your Christmas cards or create your own wrapping (more…)


  • November 24, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Matt Woosey is a man in motion. Acclaimed everywhere from the BBC (“Utter quality”) to Classic Rock (“Ambitious and electrifying”), he’s an artist who slips the creative handcuffs of the modern industry, a trailblazer with no reverse gear, a guitar visionary whose palette bleeds into folk, rock, ambient and electronica. “You’ve got to keep progressing,” (more…)


  • November 25, 2018
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing The Nightmare Before Christmas again! Christmas is a time for donning festive garb, singing holly songs, festooning your home in tinsel, and giving thoughtful gifts. Of course, all those tasks turn out a bit more twisted when assigned to the denizens of Halloween Town. The Nightmare Before Christmas mixes light (more…)


  • November 29, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy an audience with Charles Dickens as he regales his audience with this hitherto-unknown festive tale. In the style of the public performances the great Victorian writer gave during the nineteenth century, this one-man stage show is the perfect seasonal treat to whet your appetite for the Yuletide celebrations! Expect chills, laughter and sentiment as Mr Dickens presents, for (more…)


  • December 2, 2018
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free entry all day! Showcasing a host of local craft and produce suppliers from our region. If it’s a sensation of the taste buds that you’re looking for then look out for Ginger Beards Preserves who will be joining us again, and Boulton Spirit with their fabulous range of small batch spirits, including gins, vodkas & infused-liqueurs. Little Paisley Designs will (more…)


  • December 8, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing The Nightmare Before Christmas again! Christmas is a time for donning festive garb, singing holly songs, festooning your home in tinsel, and giving thoughtful gifts. Of course, all those tasks turn out a bit more twisted when assigned to the denizens of Halloween Town. The Nightmare Before Christmas mixes light (more…)


  • December 9, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand we are showing The Nightmare Before Christmas for the fourth time! Christmas is a time for donning festive garb, singing holly songs, festooning your home in tinsel, and giving thoughtful gifts. Of course, all those tasks turn out a bit more twisted when assigned to the denizens of Halloween Town. The Nightmare (more…)


  • December 15, 2018
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust extends a warm and open invitation to everyone to join us for a memorial service to remember loved ones at Christmas. The Service will be conducted by Fr Steven Hawkins of Holy Nativity, Knowle. There will be an opportunity to light a candle in remembrance during the service and to write (more…)


  • February 1, 2019
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Katey Brooks is a rebellious troubadour that resists formula. A devastating songwriting talent that has drawn comparisons with Jeff Buckley (Supajam), this ‘rising singer-songwriter has the crowd eating out of her hands’ (The Independent), and is simply ‘not to be missed’ (Time Out). The ‘powerful’ (Evening Standard) songstress defies easy classification, with a sound blending (more…)


  • February 23, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our municipal cemeteries are surprisingly versatile spaces: they memorialise the dead, provide recreation for the living, are home to a wide variety of wildlife – and are also places of work. In this talk archaeologist Dr Stuart Prior, together with historian and folklorist Dr Helen Frisby, will present their recent research into just what it’s (more…)


  • February 28, 2019 - March 3, 2019
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Life, Death (and the Rest) is our annual 4 day event of talks, walks, theatre and film that supports a growing social movement talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. Save the date: Thursday 28th February – Sunday 3rd March 2019 For more information about getting involved please contact: adela.straughan@arnosvale.org.uk Here’s a short film (more…)


  • April 7, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

For our next wedding fair we’re looking for unique suppliers to showcase their talents. Unicorn wedding dresses, glitter parties, circus acts, tattoo artists, fairy wings and Gothic cakes are all welcome here! If you would like to exhibit at our wedding fair, more information can be found on our suppliers leaflet, download the application form or alternatively email Buffy on (more…)


  • May 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

We will be taking applications for our 2019 fairs and markets from Mon 3rd Dec 2018. If you are interested in applying for a stall please download the Stall application form and return to bookings@arnosvale.org.uk  with MAY FAIR in the title. Stalls are £39 +VAT (£46.80) Each exhibitor is provided with one table (6ft or 5 ft trestle) (more…)