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!


  • March 6, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 3, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 8, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 12, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • 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…)


  • March 30, 2017 - April 2, 2017
    7:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A four day event of talks, walks, theatre and film that culminates in a Sunday showcase with stalls offering practical advice in dealing with death, dying and end-of-life choices. We aim to support a growing social movement of talking about death, and how we remember our loved ones. The event kicks off with ‘Outside the Box’, (more…)


  • April 1, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

When Fox dies the rest of his family are absolutely distraught. How will Mole, Otter and Hare go on without their beloved friend? But, months later, Squirrel reminds them all of how funny Fox used to be, and they realise that Fox is still there in their hearts and memories. Join us for a very (more…)


  • April 2, 2017
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of the Life, Death (and the Rest) event Bristol Steampunk Museum will be displaying its fantasy gadgets and curiosities in the atmospheric setting of the Anglican Chapel at Arnos Vale cemetery. The victorians were a very superstitious bunch and fervently believed there was life after death.  Local artists have designed steampunk contraptions inspired by (more…)


  • Greenman workshop
    April 10, 2017
    10:30 am - 2:00 pm

In this expert-led pottery workshop children will be taught how to make a brilliant glazed stoneware Greenman. Ceramic artist Sarah Donovan will guide your child and help them create something beautiful and unique. This workshop is suitable for 7+, any ability level welcome. Workshops are 3.5 hours long from 10:30-14:00 (with half hour lunch break). (more…)


  • STOMPING STORIES GRUFFALO
    April 11, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • STOMPING STORIES GRUFFALO
    April 11, 2017
    12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

 STOMPING STORIES – Have fun, plays games, get out and about with a popular story and crafty activity.   A quick-witted mouse encounters a host of predators who seem to think he might make a tasty treat. As he ventures deeper into the deep dark wood, stumbling across a hungry fox, a not-so-wise owl, and (more…)


  • Forest Funday
    April 12, 2017
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Be inspired, have fun and prepare to get messy. Forest school fun day is a fun-filled day of trying out a range of nature-inspired activities and games.  Learn new skills and discover something new all in our beautiful, outdoor woodland space. . What will your child do? The day will be filled from start to finish (more…)


  • April 13, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Follow the clues to work out who stole the chocolate stash – and where it is hidden in the grounds. Hopefully we’ll recover it so we can eat them :) We need a team of detectives (7-12yrs) to help us solve the mystery. This workshop lasts 2 1/2 hours. 1pm – 3.30pm at the Anglican Chapel. We’ll (more…)


  • Stomping Story - Superworm 10.30
    April 18, 2017
    10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Stomping Story - Superworm 12
    April 18, 2017
    12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Never fear, SUPERWORM is here Superworm is amazing.  He can fish Spider out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But what will happen to Superworm, when he’s captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Test your bug hunting skills on this super walk then create a wormery to take home. Another brilliant (more…)