Arts & Crafts

Arnos Vale will be holding a series of arts and crafts workshops from drawing & painting workshops through to bird box making and family activities. Based in the Anglican Chapel or inside the Spielman Centre there are many activities and workshops coming up for you to join!


  • 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…)


  • Wellie Wednesday wonderful wood
    August 23, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us every Wednesday in August for some muddy woodland fun for little ones This week Wonderful Wood Use wood to make a magic wand, potion stirring stick, a fab frame and also just play in the woods.  This event is held at the Woods.  Meet at the Speilman Centre. Suitable for toddlers to 4 All (more…)


  • Stomping story Smartest Giant
    August 23, 2017
    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.   George the Giant is so scruffy so he buys some smart new clothes.  On his way home he meets some desperate animals who need his help. Enjoy this delightful tale by the fantastic duo Donaldson and Scheffler.  (more…)


  • Den building
    August 24, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to make a fantastic Den out of natural and man made materials. Discover techniques to build a sturdy woodland shelter. Explore ways to tie knots and engineer structures. Your child will have a great time discovering practical outdoor skills t in a wonderful woodland setting. They will learn important safety skills in a (more…)


  • Wellie Wednesday wonderful wood
    August 30, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us every Wednesday in August for some muddy woodland fun for little ones This week Music Makers Come and play in the woods, make musical noises, bang the drums and enjoy the sounds of the woods.  This event is held at the Underwood Centre.  Suitable for toddlers to 4 All children must have a ticket, (more…)


  • Bear Hunt Story
    August 30, 2017
    1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Do you want to go on a Bear Hunt? Join us for a woodland wander and hunt a bear (with two furry ears).  Discover what else lives in Arnos Vale and make some lovely bear paws to take home Suitable for 3+ (babies and toddlers go free when accompanying an older paying sibling). Buy tickets (more…)


  • 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…)


  • September 11, 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, active (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…)


  • Well Words 17/09
    September 17, 2017
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for therapeutic creative writing in beautiful Arnos Vale Cemetery. Use a range of creative materials and technique to explore yourself through a relationship with the environment. Arnos Vale is a listed landscape with 2 lovely peaceful listed chapels and an amazing 45 acre outdoor setting.  Enjoy this amazing setting and write creatively. Tickets (more…)