Life, Death (and the Rest)


  • March 7, 2020
    10:00 pm - 11:40 pm

We’re super excited to be hosting a late night screening of this Almodóvar masterpiece as part of our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival (5th – 8th March) Coming in at number 5 of the most essential LGBT+ films according to Time Out; after the death of her beloved teenage son in an accident, Roth (more…)


  • March 8, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

  ‘The cemetery is a haven for bird-life, mammals and invertebrates plus wonderful plants. This walk promises a unique aural experience hearing the gorgeous songs of resident and migrant bird species and learning about our other cemetery residents. Our ecologist Mary Wood will share hints and  tips on bird and mammal identification and tell you (more…)


  • March 8, 2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

We are excited to welcome the fantastic Dr John Troyer to talk about memorial tattoos as part of our Life, Death (& the Rest) festival. In this age where most of us will not be remembered on tombstones we may find we live on in the form of a memorial tattoo on the arm or torso (more…)


  • March 8, 2020
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Pop along and hear a life affirming local choir performing  on the steps of the Spielman Centre as part of Life, Death and the Rest. Arnos Vocale a local choir will be sharing a  repertoire including folksong arrangements, jazz standards and beautiful classical pieces from the choral canon.So grab a coffee and enjoy their lovely (more…)


  • March 8, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Bristol poets, the IsamBards, will take you on a poetic journey around some of the historic, poignant, beautiful and unforgettable places within Arnos Vale. They will share their original poems inspired by this special place at several stops on the tour.  This is a chance to celebrate Arnos Vale in life, death and the rest, (more…)