All Events

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  • November 20, 2017
    10:10 am - 11:00 am
  • November 27, 2017
    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…)


  • Hatha Flow Yoga
    November 20, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Hatha Flow Yoga
    November 27, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Hatha Flow Yoga
    December 4, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Hatha Flow Yoga
    December 11, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
  • Hatha Flow Yoga
    December 18, 2017
    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 postures (more…)


  • November 21, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • November 28, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • November 28, 2017
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
  • December 5, 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…)


  • November 22, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • November 29, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • December 6, 2017
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • December 13, 2017
    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…)


  • Christmas Lunch
    November 23, 2017
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Christmas Dinner
    November 23, 2017
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Whether it be a relaxed lunch for your team or a traditional Christmas evening meal for your whole company we can provide the perfect festive venue to help you celebrate (please note that we have plenty of availability even though this event looks scheduled for 23rd Nov!!) Hosted in our stunning Spielman Centre – a (more…)


  • November 24, 2017 - December 9, 2017
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • December 1, 2017 - December 9, 2017
    11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Come and give Reflexology or Indian Head Massage a go, from this therapeutic environment with amazing energies, that help add to the positive effectiveness of these naturally healing treatments. 24th November 11- 14.30 in the West Lodge 1st December 11- 14.30 in the West Lodge Both these therapies can help you achieve wholeness & wellbeing, (more…)


  • November 26, 2017
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • January 13, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • February 10, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • March 10, 2018
    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…)


  • November 26, 2017
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

A delightful programme of vocal music ranging from English, French, German and Welsh songs to Italian opera. We will be acknowledging, celebrating and mourning the passing of the seasons through song, then skipping into the world of Mozart’s opera’s, seeing it through new eyes. Those of you who enjoyed June’s offering from Pocket Opera will (more…)


  • 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…)


  • 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. Look out for Time and Tide Taletellers with their Fireside Tales: Stories of Fire and Ice at 1pm and 3pm (each session is around 40 minutes long)  Join them for seasonal refreshments and Christmas (more…)


  • December 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
  • December 3, 2017
    3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

The wonderful Time and Tide Taletellers will be joining us on Christmas Market day with their Fireside Tales: Stories of Fire and Ice at 1pm and 3pm (each session is around 40 minutes long)  Join them for seasonal refreshments and Christmas themed stories from around the world, tales of Father Frost and winter wonders around (more…)


  • 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…)


  • 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…)


  • After Hours Tour 8/12
    December 8, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” Winters night tour. Near Christmas, Victorians would tell scary tales during the dark nights and this tour reveals the darker side of Arnos Vale 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 (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…)


  • After Hours Tour 15/12
    December 15, 2017
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” Winters night tour. Near Christmas, Victorians would tell scary tales during the dark nights and this tour reveals the darker side of Arnos Vale 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 (more…)


  • Christmas Memorial Service
    December 16, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust extends a warm and open invitation to everyone to join us again 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 (more…)


  • Classic Cemetery Tour every Sat at 1.30pm
    December 23, 2017 - May 12, 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…)


  • January 9, 2018
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
  • January 16, 2018
    6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
  • January 23, 2018
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
  • January 30, 2018
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
  • February 6, 2018
    5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Yoga for all on Tuesdays, in the Spielman Centre. 9th Jan – 6th Feb 2018 5.15-6.30pm £12 per class First week free  to new students. Zoë Reason is an experienced and safe practitioner – and she’s been teaching since 2004 (she was trained by and is insured by the Iyengar Yoga Association UK).  Her approach (more…)


  • January 9, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
  • January 16, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
  • January 23, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
  • January 30, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
  • February 6, 2018
    6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

Yoga for all on Tuesdays, in the Spielman Centre. 9th Jan – 6th Feb 2018 6.45-8.15pm 5 week course is £ (tbc) First week free to new students. Zoë Reason is an experienced and safe practitioner – and she’s been teaching since 2004 (she was trained by and is insured by the Iyengar Yoga Association (more…)


  • Stained glass window
    February 16, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and make your own colourful stained glass windows to celebrate Arnos Vale Window Wanderland. You can make two windows: one to take home and one to display in Kate’s Kitchen in the Spielman Centre during Arnos Vale Window Wanderland 2018. 10am – 12pm £5 per child BOOKING ESSENTIAL via eventbrite Spaces limited please book to (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…)


  • April 17, 2018
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

A two hour seminar to look at some of the differences in communication styles between men and women in the workplace and how women can us language more effectively and make their voices heard. It is not about teaching women to be like men, more about how to be successful without compromising your essential self. (more…)


  • May 20, 2018
    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 applying for a stall please download the Fair booking form and return to bookings@arnosvale.org.uk.  In order to get a good variety of high quality products at this event there will be (more…)


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

WARNING: THIS SHOW MIGHT CHANGE YOUR LIFE…AND YOUR DEATH Written and performed by Liz Rothschild & directed by Jo Bousfield Liz is a performer, celebrant and award winning burial ground owner. Her unique insights and experiences have created a highly original and beautifully cathartic show, combining mercurial tales and miraculous truths, collected over the years (more…)