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 19

    7pm – Volunteer Orientation

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

    more info >>

  • Saturday, October 28

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

    Find your Ancestors at Mountain View

    more info >>

  • Sunday, October 29 to Wednesday, November 1

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

    more info >>

  • Sunday, October 29

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

    7:00pm and 8:30pm – Leah Abramson’s “Songs for a Lost Pod”
    • a 30-minute song cycle for 8 voices exploring themes of inter-species communication, inter-generational trauma, and grief for a polluted planet..

    more info >>

  • Mon., October 30

    6-8pm – Feature Documentary screening of “For Dear Life”
    The story of theatre producer James Pollard as he attempts to adapt his looming death into a lasting final project

     

    more info >>

  • Tuesday, October 31

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

    more info >>

  • Wednesday, November 1

    8:00-9:00pm – 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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