12 Days of Memorial Talks

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our short free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

These free talks take place at 10.30am and 2.30pm daily. 

The Armed Forces Memorial 

25 December 2018

*Please note: The National Memorial Arboretum is closed on Christmas Day. The Memorial Talk for this day will be broadcast on Facebook and our other social media sites*

Armed Forces Memorial


The Yorkshire Regiment

26 December 2018



The Royal Tank Regiment Grove

27 December 2018



The Kings African Rifles and East African Forces Memorial

28 December 2018



The Royal Air Forces Association Remembrance Garden

29 December 2018



The Royal Naval Patrol Service

30 December 2018



HMT Lancastria Memorial

31 December 2018


The Naval Services Memorial

1 January 2019




The TOC-H Memorial

2 January 2019




The Phantom Memorial

3 January 2019



The Guinea Pig Club

4 January 2019



The Christmas Truce Memorial

5 January 2019