Life, Death (and the Rest)


  • March 3, 2019
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

We are delighted to be showing the short documentary Holding Space by Rebecca Kenyon, with a discussion facilitated by the Bristol-based organisation DEATH.io. Holding Space is an intimate, observational documentary about preparing for death, told through the connection between a dying person and their end of life ‘doula’. Structured around a series of conversations, the film finds (more…)


  • March 3, 2019
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Discover beautiful carved memorials, their symbolic meanings, the stories of those remembered in the landscape and the stone-carvers behind them. The Victorian era saw a flowering of memorial art, with a range of different symbols and styles carved in stone whcih communicated hidden meanings and messages. Arnos Vale has over 50,000 graves, two dozen listed (more…)


  • March 3, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 14, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 12, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June 16, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 14, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 11, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 8, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 17, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December 15, 2019
    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…)


  • Every Sat at 1.30pm
    March 9, 2019 - November 30, 2019
    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 from 9th March until November 30th 2019. 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, (more…)