Forthcoming Events

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND

Little Saplings Sensory Play

Our Little Saplings Sensory Play* and story telling is designed to help our youngest visitors enjoy the Arboretum and heighten their development and enjoyment of learning. Sounds, colours, textures, auditory sensory activities and other hands-on elements will add to the week’s chosen story.

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Passchendaele 100 Guided Walks

Join one of our expert guides to learn about some of the memorials with links to the Battle of Passchendaele.

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Fields Of Remembrance

Each year, hundreds of volunteers help us to plant more than 120,000 tributes across the UK in six Royal British Legion Fields of Remembrance. 

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Armistice Day

Our annual outdoor Armistice Day service will be held on Saturday 11 November.

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The Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade Service of Remembrance

A Service of Remembrance will be held to commemorate all members of the Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade who served their country in times of both war and peace.

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Remembrance Sunday

Our annual outdoor Remembrance Sunday Service will be held on Sunday 12 November at the base of the Armed Forces Memorial. This event is not ticketed and everyone is encouraged to attend.

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The Allied Special Forces Association Service of Remembrance

The Allied Special Forces Association will hold their Annual Service of Remembrance and Commemoration in the Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove on Remembrance Sunday.

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Passchendaele 100 Guided Walks

Join one of our expert guides to learn about some of the memorials with links to the Battle of Passchendaele.

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Memory Lane Cafe November

Our monthly reminiscence café returns this month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family. 

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November Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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Twilight Photography Workshop

Learn how to capture the perfect twilight photograph, in this two-hour creative workshop run by Villayat Sunkmanitu of Wolf Photography.  

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100th Anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai

The Arboretum will mark the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai during our daily welcome talk at 11am in the Millennium Chapel.

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A Spotlight On: A Heroine at Home - The Housewife on the Home Front

Learn more about the role of women on the Home Front during World War I with Professor Karen Hunt.

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