Forthcoming Events

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

Easter Sunday Lunch

The Arboretum is the perfect place to welcome in the spring with its colourful landscape, mouth-watering menus and activities for all the family to enjoy. Visit us on Easter Sunday to create special memories with family and friends.

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Little Saplings Sensory Play - SOLD OUT

Little Saplings Sensory Play and storytelling 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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Royal Air Force PTI Association

The Royal Air Force PTI Association will hold a service to dedicate their new memorial in the grounds of the Arboretum.

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Commonwealth Week - South Atlantic Medal Association Memorial

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Commonwealth Week - Heroes Behind the Paviours

Join our in-house expert Phil Nixon to hear the fascinating stories of the First World War Commonwealth Heroes remembered by the Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stones on the Causeway.

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Commonwealth Week - Rock of Gibraltar

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Commonwealth Week - The George Cross Island Association (Malta) Memorial

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Commonwealth Week - Heroes Behind the Paviours

Join our in-house expert Phil Nixon to hear the fascinating stories of the First World War Commonwealth Heroes remembered by the Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stones on the Causeway.

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Commonwealth Week - WWI Sikh Memorial

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Memory Lane Café April

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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Commonwealth Week - Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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April 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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Commonwealth Week - Allied Special Forces Association Grove

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Drive-It Day

Drive-It Day, a celebration of our motoring heritage, commemorates the Royal Automobile Club’s 'Thousand Mile Trial' which was held 1900. This year the Arboretum will again provide the stunning backdrop to a wide display of classic vehicles for our visitors to enjoy.

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Commonwealth Week - Gallipoli Memorial

For one week only, join one of our dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers for a free talk on one of the many memorials on site with links to the Commonwealth.

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Gallipoli Commemoration Service

A service of Remembrance will be held at the Gallipoli Memorial on Wednesday 25th April.  

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A Spotlight On: The Importance of the Mosquito and its Crew

This talk will cover the history and importance of the Mosquito to UK aviation heritage, and the project to restore this aircraft for the UK people.

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Prince of Wales's Own Regimental Stone Unveiling

A new memorial stone will be unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum dedicated to those who served in The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire, and its antecedents The West Yorkshire Regiment and The East Yorkshire Regiment. 

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