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Events at Arnos Vale

Arnos Vale has an exciting programme of events for 2013 and beyond. Visitors can take advantage of an ever-expanding range of exhibitions, self-guided trails, guided walks and events.

Events Coming Soon

Aug
01

Bat Walk


A dusk-to-dark adventure!
A dusk-to-dark adventure to see these amazing creatures flitting through the shadows. Join us in the cemetery and embark on a dusk-to-dark adventure in search of these elusive creatures.  Led by a local expert from Avon Bat Group usin... Read More...

Aug
02

Yoga for Health with John Irving


Anyone can do yoga!
  ‘Yoga for Life’ with John Irving ‘Come and enjoy giving some space and time to yourself within a tranquil and beautiful space surrounded by nature…’ Please note the class will be held in the Anglican Chapel on 5th July.... Read More...

Aug
02

Great War Tour


The Great War Guided Tour
Learn more about men and women who gave up their lives while serving their countries during WW1, and those who lived through the war to change all wars. A century on from the British declaration of war in Germany in August 1914, we visit s... Read More...

Aug
04

Forest Forays


Prepare to get messy!
Be inspired, have fun and get prepared to get messy. Try out a week of Forest School style activities in the beautiful woods.  The session will be filled from start to finish with fantastic games, craft activities and bushcraft work.&... Read More...

Aug
04

Wellie Wanders


Explore the wonderful outdoors
Explore and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Take a gentle guided stroll with your little ones in the beautiful woods.  Have fun discovering nature and exploring the outdoors.  £3 per child.  Just turn up and pay on the day or... Read More...

Aug
05

Forest Forays


Prepare to get messy!
Be inspired, have fun and get prepared to get messy. Try out a week of Forest School style activities in the beautiful woods.  The session will be filled from start to finish with fantastic games, craft activities and bushcraft work.&... Read More...

Aug
05

Wellie Wanders


Explore the wonderful outdoors
Explore and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Take a gentle guided stroll with your little ones in the beautiful woods.  Have fun discovering nature and exploring the outdoors.  £3 per child.  Just turn up and pay on the day or... Read More...

Aug
06

Forest Forays


Prepare to get messy!
Be inspired, have fun and get prepared to get messy. Try out a week of Forest School style activities in the beautiful woods.  The session will be filled from start to finish with fantastic games, craft activities and bushcraft work.&... Read More...

Aug
06

Wellie Wanders


Explore the wonderful outdoors
Explore and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Take a gentle guided stroll with your little ones in the beautiful woods.  Have fun discovering nature and exploring the outdoors.  £3 per child.  Just turn up and pay on the day or... Read More...

Aug
07

Forest Forays


Prepare to get messy!
Be inspired, have fun and get prepared to get messy. Try out a week of Forest School style activities in the beautiful woods.  The session will be filled from start to finish with fantastic games, craft activities and bushcraft work.&... Read More...

Aug
07

Wellie Wanders


Explore the wonderful outdoors
Explore and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Take a gentle guided stroll with your little ones in the beautiful woods.  Have fun discovering nature and exploring the outdoors.  £3 per child.  Just turn up and pay on the day or... Read More...

Aug
08

Forest Forays


Prepare to get messy!
Be inspired, have fun and get prepared to get messy. Try out a week of Forest School style activities in the beautiful woods.  The session will be filled from start to finish with fantastic games, craft activities and bushcraft work.&... Read More...

Aug
08

Wellie Wanders


Explore the wonderful outdoors
Explore and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Take a gentle guided stroll with your little ones in the beautiful woods.  Have fun discovering nature and exploring the outdoors.  £3 per child.  Just turn up and pay on the day or... Read More...

Aug
09

Marvellous Medicine Tour


Victorian Medical Transformations!
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 h... Read More...

Aug
10

Great War Iconography Stone-Carving Workshop


Centenary of the Great War
Mark the Centenary of the Great War in this half-day workshop to produce a beautiful carved memorial. In August 1914, Britain declared war on Germany and joined the First World War, resulting in tragic loss of life on an unprecedented scal... Read More...

Aug
15

Night at the Cemetery Guided Tour


Come over to the dark side
SOLD OUT!  Missed this event? Find out more about our other events here Revealing the darker side of Arnos Vale at dusk, in an atmospheric exploration of tragic tales, folk customs and funeral etiquette of Victorian society. Soak&nbs... Read More...

Aug
16

Cemetery Boundaries Tour


A wide-reaching guided tour
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, and growth through time, from the 1830s cemetery's boundaries to later... Read More...

Explore the woods and discover the birds that live, sing and feed there. Arnos Vale is a wonderful habitat full of fantastic birds.  Learn who calls the woods their home and how they live.  Then make a bird feeder to take home. ... Read More...

Aug
22

NEW Summer Evening Tour


NEW Tour for Summer Evenings
Enjoy sunset at the Cemetery with our new after-hours Summer Evening tours of Arnos Vale. Start your weekend with a relaxed evening exploration of Arnos Vale introducing a medley of beautiful vistas, interesting people and hidden paths. T... Read More...

Aug
23

Sensory Tour - NEW


NEW TOUR!
An accessible tour for all the senses, ideal for visually impaired visitors and their guides. A multi-sensory tour designed especially for visually impaired visitors, featuring touch, smell, sound and audio descriptions to tell the story o... Read More...

Aug
26

Family History Foray


Curious kids and confused parents!
A family tour for curious kids and confused parents.  Tours at 1.00pm-2:00pm and 2:30pm-3:30pm This is an active tour for families who want to learn how to use gravestones and monuments to unearth stories from the past.  Recommen... Read More...

Aug
26

Family History Foray


Curious kids and confused parents!
A family tour for curious kids and confused parents.  Tours at 12:30-1:30pm or 2:00-3:00pm This is an active tour for families who want to learn how to use gravestones and monuments to unearth stories from the past.  Recommended ... Read More...

Aug
27

Crafty Kids Creativity Day


Set your creative side free
Give your kids a chance to set their creative side free in this workshop.  Participants can choose to make either a cute phone/mp3 player case or a book/diary cover.  £15 per child includes all materials, squash and biscuits.&nbs... Read More...

Aug
29

Bat Walk


A dusk-to-dark adventure!
A dusk-to-dark adventure to see these amazing creatures flitting through the shadows. Join us in the cemetery and embark on a dusk-to-dark adventure in search of these elusive creatures.  Led by a local expert from Avon Bat Group usin... Read More...

Aug
30

Yoga for Health with John Irving


Anyone can do yoga!
  ‘Yoga for Life’ with John Irving ‘Come and enjoy giving some space and time to yourself within a tranquil and beautiful space surrounded by nature…’ Please note the class will be held in the Anglican Chapel on 5th July.... Read More...

Aug
30

Taster Tour


Ideal for first-timers!
A whistle-stop introduction to Arnos Vale's history, varied landscape and people, all in just 45 minutes! Ideal for first time visitors, this shorter tour introduces the main landmarks, monuments and people to remember in Arnos Vale. Warm... Read More...

Sep
01

Akhanda Flow Yoga


You don't need to be bendy!
  Breaking news: you don't need to be bendy to do Yoga! Anyone can do Yoga - all you need is an open mind and an interest in this ancient discipline, which has been proven over millennia to lead people to happiness, ease a... Read More...

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