Theatre and Music


  • September 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A candle lit gin tasting, journeying through Victoriana London’s addiction to Madame Genever’s pacifying poison… Fake funeral processions for Madame Genever gave the crowded the streets of Victoriana London a prohibition feel…but who were we mourning? Sip your way through gin’s fascinating story of life and death, how the country grappled it’s addiction to Mother’s (more…)


  • October 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Dwelling is a performance/installation using film, and live performance. Dwelling is about ghosts, ghost’s stories – things that dwell, in places, in time, and in people. Filmed at Poltimore House, a derelict mansion in Devon, the performance is inspired by ruins and ruination – insistent histories that haunt. The evening begins with a 15 minute (more…)


  • October 17, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The eerie world of the Victorian seance parlour is to be revived as part of a show in The Anglican Chapel. The show features storytelling, magic and mind reading set within the context of Victorian Spiritualism. Sylvia’s character and the Phantasmagorical show were devised by Careena Fenton, one of the few female members of the (more…)


  • October 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Amidst the victorian gravestones of the Arnos Vale Cemetery join us as we put the fun back into funeral! Taking your suggestions for who has died we present you with a completely improvised funeral. From made-up hymns and readings to eulogies and flashbacks to the life and times of the deceased. This is the only (more…)


  • October 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Come join us for the third annual ‘Bats Ball’; a celebration of all things Gothic. This year, we have two optional tours, ‘Morbid vs Macabre’ on offer, included in your ticket price. We’ll have added décor, ‘selfie spots’ and a little run of official merchandise! Also, at long last, the cemetery gods have spoken and (more…)


  • October 30, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Don’t Go Into The Cellar theatre company are back at Arnos Vale, bringing tales of unease by MR James in The Witching Hour, where we learn that the dead are not always grateful… Montague Rhodes James returns with another selection of unsettling tales of antiquarian terror! Brave the horrors lying in wait within “An Episode of (more…)


  • November 7, 2019 - November 16, 2019
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Returning for their 4th year following three sell-out Gothic Horrors, Red Rope Theatre are back at the Anglican Chapel with a murderous tale. Adapted by Award Winning Writer Matt Grinter, ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ is a dark psychological thriller filled with repression, liberation, addiction, and malice. In an attempt to free his darker nature without suffering the consequences (more…)


  • November 24, 2019
    2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Come and join us for an afternoon of songs and a new ‘Pocket Opera’ – or should that be ‘Pocket Musical’ with songs and ensembles from the shows. Pocket Opera are Martin Le Poidevin, Pat Leighton and Helen Roberts and they’ve been singing to audiences at Arnos Vale and elsewhere for many years. Doors open (more…)


  • Elf tales 11am
    December 1, 2019
    11:00 am - 11:45 am
  • Elf tales 1pm
    December 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

The wonderful Time and Tide Taletellers will be back to share their brand of Christmas joy.  Join them for  Christmas themed stories from around the world, tales of Father Frost and winter wonders around the warming fire at the Underwood Centre. Child tickets: £5 To reserve a place email nhresearchsite@gmail.com, or pay on the day. (more…)


  • December 13, 2019
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A Wreath of Festive Frights is the follow-up to the hugely successful show, Ghost Stories for Christmas. Join resting actor Alfred St John Merrimoon once again, as he regales his audience with more unsettling tales of seasonal spooks, winter wraiths and Christmastime horrors.  Huddle closer to the fireplace and keep away from the shadows, for (more…)