Talks


  • June 20, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Death might not be certain, though taxes, probably are. In this lecture, featuring the immortal jelly fish, the world’s slowest bacteria and the trip Darwin took to a séance, biologist Simon Watt delves into the surprising science behind why we die, and what the alternatives might be. Come satisfy your morbid curiosity. Doors: 7pm / (more…)


  • June 22, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with our after hours tour. 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 the night. Places on (more…)


  • June 28, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Discover a mindful approach to the art of photography in the stunning grounds of Arnos Vale. Learn to look and really see! In this workshop you slow down and use photography, mindfulness, and walking to look again at the world around you. You learn to take notice in the present moment, and see the extraordinary (more…)


  • June 30, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join Claire from Mint Essential Wellbeing for a magical women’s cacao circle with essential oil infused raw cacao and an introduction to DoTERRA essential oils where you will  learn: – A natural way to support immunity. – A natural way of supporting sleep. – How to support digestive issues. – A natural way to treat (more…)


  • July 1, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 19, 2018
    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…)


  • July 2, 2018
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An alternative evening of entertainment to discuss one of the most gruesome and taboo topics of them all… cannibalism. Science communicator and storyteller James Williams will be sinking his teeth into this topic, getting to the real meat of the issue and answering all your burning questions. Such as: What does human flesh actually taste (more…)


  • July 7, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Happy 70th Birthday NHS! Find out how medicine has changed and improved. Learn about Victorian medicine and how it transformed Bristol and the world. From fresh water to forensics, childhood disease to Cholera, the discoveries of medical professionals saved many lives and along the way made Bristol one of the healthiest places to live. In (more…)


  • 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…)