All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

5455 Fraser Street
Vancouver, BC

604-325-2646
mountain.view@vancouver.ca

About All Souls

Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event offers the public an opportunity to remember their dead, whether interred at Mountain View Cemetery or not, in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.

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All Souls Events

“…I believe this is what we can do for our dead: tread over the ground that nourishes them so they will hear us and know that life goes on.”
– Susan Swan, from “What Casanova Told Me”


Schedule of Events


  • Thursday, October 20

    7pm – Volunteer Orientation

    7:30pm – “Creating Personal Memorials”: Presentation and Talk

    more info >>

  • Saturday, October 29

    6-10 pm – All Souls Opening
    Music, tea, flowers and candles.

    Find your Ancestors at Mountain View

    more info >>

  • Sunday, October 30 to Tuesday, November 1

    7-9pm – Tea & personal memorials in the Celebration Hall

    more info >>

  • Sunday, October 30

    3-5pm – Mourners’ tea
    A community conversation about suicide through personal experiences.

    7:15pm, 8pm and 8:45pm – Mark Haney’s “The Rose in Winter: poems of Tanya Kern”
    • Heather Pawsey (soprano) & Mark Takeshi McGregor (flute) with an installation by Diane Park

    more info >>

  • Mon., October 31

    6-8pm – Community shrine lighting
    Join the artists on their nightly rounds

    7:30-9pm – An Evening of Beautiful Music
    • with Guzheng Harpist, Jessica Yee
    A quiet refuge from the chaos of Hallowe’en. For all ages.

    7-9pm – Memorial Making & Sugar Skulls Decorating
    Memorials and a popular, hands on exploration of a Mexican tradition. 

    more info >>

  • Tuesday, November 1

    7-8:30pm – “Crossing the Sea: Tales of the Last Journey”
    an evening of transformative tales, with the Vancouver Society of Storytelling
    • doors open at 6:30pm

    8:30-9:30pm – Processional Music with Balkan Schmalkan
    closing night procession to the shrines throughout the Cemetery

    more info >>

For more details or to get involved, please call 604-325-2646 or send us an email.

All events are free. Donations welcome.


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All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

5455 Fraser Street
Vancouver, BC

604-325-2646
mountain.view@vancouver.ca

About All Souls

Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event offers the public an opportunity to remember their dead, whether interred at Mountain View Cemetery or not, in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.

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