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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Christmas Food and Gift Fair

Enjoy exploring the beautiful wintry landscape of the Arboretum before browsing for those perfect handmade Christmas gifts and tasty festive treats at our Christmas Food and Gift Fair. Children's craft activities are also available and tasty festive snacks and meals will be available in our restaurant.  

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Holly Wreath Making Workshops

Create a beautiful bespoke wreath for your front door.

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Memory Lane Café December

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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Carols by Candlelight

Join us in the beautiful winter surroundings of the National Memorial Arboretum for our annual Christmas Carol Concert.

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Spotlight On: Looking After Wild Birds in the Winter and My Experiences as a Young Naturalist

Join us December when young TV naturalist and blogger Georgia will be sharing her love of the natural world.

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December 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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National Lottery 'Thank You' Campaign

Since their foundation in 1994, the Heritage Lottery Fund have awarded £7.7billion to over 42,000 projects, believing that understanding, valuing and sharing our heritage brings people together, inspires pride in communities and boosts investment in local economies.

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