Step into a secret world
Discover our unique heritage in the heart of Bristol, and enter 45 green acres of spectacular Victorian Garden Cemetery.
Find out more about the history of the city, told in a leafy and tranquil setting , rich in architecture, fascinating trails and nature walks.
"Bristol's hidden gem. We love nothing more than going for a walk at Arnos Vale and the kids love exploring!"
Our Cemetery Services
A tranquil resting place in a vibrant landscape
Arnos Vale has been re-established as a serene final resting place, a beautiful natural landscape, and a welcoming location that encourages visitors to celebrate life and remember those who’ve passed.
"It is the best example of a cemetery I know and I'm glad Arnos Vale are looking after my loved ones"
- July 12, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nye Bevan’s beautiful baby is 70 this year, but will she make a ton? A decade of austerity with a Brexit cherry on top has brought her to her knees. Dr Phil Hammond charts the course of the NHS from 1948 to as long as she lasts. Come cheer the heroes, boo the villains and devise (more…)
- July 13, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour on FRIDAY the 13th Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond the grave. You’ll travel along paths overhung with creeping branches, descend into the mortuary crypt and listen out for things that go bump in (more…)
- July 14, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Your monument shall be my gentle verse: death, love & the sonnets Think Shakespeare’s sonnets are all about love? Think again! Experience the extraordinary passion of Shakespeare’s darker-themed sonnets with the Shakespeare Heptet. The ensemble explore through their haunting musical reimagining the Bard’s preoccupation with mortality, death and the glorious agony of love: as Time (more…)