Tours


  • April 4, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 this event is postponed. Please keep an eye on our website for updates. Join journalist and writer Paul Breeden on an hour-long walk around the cemetery to find the memorials to three of the subjects of his stories. Expect to hear not just tales of tragedy, but of pioneering reformers and scientists, (more…)


  • April 4, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 this event is postponed. Please keep an eye on our website for updates. Take a dusk amble, in search of the bats and other creatures that call Arnos Vale home. Find out about the graves and grave digging with our bat expert and ex-grave digger Dan Flew. *This event has now sold (more…)


  • Morbid Curiosity Tour 17th April
    April 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In line with government guidance, this tour is cancelled.  Keep an eye on the website for a new date in the future. Have you ever walked around a cemetery or graveyard and thought ‘I wonder how they died?’.  Well now’s your chance to find out. Hear about drownings and hangings, murder and unfortunate accidents, a (more…)


  • Classic Cemetery Tour 25th April
    April 25, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 this event is postponed. Please keep an eye on our website for updates. Come and join our expert guide for an informal Saturday afternoon ramble around our lovely cemetery at 1.30pm every Saturday. This tour will vary from week to week depending on the weather and what you would like to see. (more…)


  • May 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In line with government guidelines, this event is postponed.  keep an eye on the website for a new date. Explore the ethereal beauty of Bristol’s “Necropolis” with this evening tour and here some stories of Fond Farewells and Grand Goodbyes. Find out about Victorian Funeral traditions, learn about burial practices and hear stories from beyond (more…)


  • Boundries Tour
    May 17, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 this event is postponed. Please keep an eye on our website for updates. 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 (more…)


  • June 21, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 21, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We are delighted to bring back our tour with the Bristol poets, the IsamBards. They 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 (more…)