Meetings & Events

At Arnos Vale, National Heritage Site

Breathtaking Venue...

45 Acres of discovery

The perfect venue for your meeting, event or Christmas party

Arnos Vale Cemetery is a national heritage site, located in the heart of Bristol and set within 45 acres of stunning green woodland ecosystem

Once saved by the community and now run as a charity, Arnos Vale is a breathtaking venue for your event, with all revenues raised helping to support our social and ecological charitable objectives. Arnos Vale is regularly used by businesses for meetings, training and conferences, welcoming both local and national companies into our recently restored Grade II listed venues. As a popular community space, we also host a range of music and theatrical performances, alongside private parties and public classes.

Venue Information...

With stunning Grade II listed buildings and an outdoor woodland centre

Arnos Vale has a unique collection of venues


Each unique space is serviced by award winning on-site catering and facilities

Hire venues in a central Bristol location with parking and the knowledge that the money you spend will benefit the local community and environment. As a Green Heritage site, Arnos Vale has a number of environmental and community projects that you can help to support. Speak to us about pairing your event with corporate volunteering or sponsorship.

a great range of packages are available

Hiring our Space

Day Delegate Rate

As well as the hire of venue space, we also have a great range of full and half day delegate packages to suit most requirements and budgets. We can also create bespoke packages tailored to your needs.

Our package includes:

  • Your main room
  • Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival, mid-morning and mid-afternoon
  • Lunch prepared by in-house caterers
  • Screens, projector and flipchart where required
  • Water in all rooms
  • Free wireless internet access


As one of the best loved event spaces in Bristol, the Anglican Chapel at Arnos Vale has been booked by a range of theatre companies, including the much anticipated Macbeth and Turn of the Screw. A range of live music, comedy, cinema and speaker events have also featured heavily in our events schedule, with on-site bar and excellent catering from our in house caterers.

Filming and Photography

The venues and grounds at Arnos Vale frequently feature in documentaries, dramas and films and were recently a setting for the Sherlock special on the BBC. Popular for its mix of Victorian architecture and woodland habitat, it is also an atmospheric location for advertising and promotional filming.

Classes and Workshops

As a community space, Arnos Vale is used by local classes including Pilates, Yoga, workshops and even Lightsabre Combat! With great venue space and a central location, why not think about bringing your next class to us?


As well as events, Arnos Vale is known as a destination for Christmas parties, birthdays and anniversaries to name but a few, from daytime through to late at night. In the evening, the Spielman Centre opens up into a stunning party space with a bar and outdoor terrace.


Cleverchefs are able to provide for your party with either one of our set menus or something more bespoke to fit any occasion including hog roast and BBQ.

0117 971 9117 to speak to our venue hire team


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