Talks


  • April 7, 2019
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

At our April wedding fair uncover some of the more unusual and outrageous stories ‘buried’ in Arnos Vale on our Murder, Mayhem and Mystery Tour. Our expert guide will share stories of murder, rioting, adultery and more. You will visit beautiful memorials in our amazing listed landscape and hear terrible tales and sinister stories.  Warning; (more…)


  • 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…)


  • April 25, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Discover a mindful approach to the art of photography in the beautiful natural surroundings of Arnos Vale Cemetery. Slow down and take a fresh look at the world around you. Learn to see the extraordinary in the ordinary, while taking time out for you, reducing stress and improving your wellbeing. In a small group, you’ll (more…)


  • May 4, 2019
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

We thrilled to announce  that author Jane Duffus will be delivering a fascinating talk about ‘The Women Who Built Bristol’. Hear some stories of inspiring women (and dogs) and discover the often overlooked women’s history of Bristol detailed in her book. The book contains 250 inspiring women, three sheroic dogs and one heartbroken barmaid from (more…)


  • Boundries Tour
    May 5, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

A wide-reaching tour exploring the 45-acres of cemetery grounds. More walk than talk, this wide-ranging tour explores the full extent of grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery, from the 1830s cemetery’s boundaries to later expanded areas of burial ground in the 1860s and 1890s. The route includes steep slopes and steps for a healthy workout, with (more…)


  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join Greyhound Gathering and Dogs Picnic Bristol for a day long seminar with Dr. Nick Thompson, BSc (Vet Sci) Hons, BVM&S, VetMFHom, MRCVS. Nick is a fully trained vet with over 20 years experience. This seminar will cover natural nutrition, veterinary herbal medicine, arthritis, stress, skin issues, Psycho-neuro-endocrino-immunology, care of senior dogs, and much more! (more…)