Forthcoming Events

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

Staffordshire Day

On Tuesday 1 May the Arboretum will be joining the county in celebrating Staffordshire Day, with a special offer on our 'Landscapes of Life' Exhibition. 

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Little Saplings Sensory Play

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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Vintage Fair

From classic tunes, providing a soundtrack to the weekend, to toe tapping dance workshops, vintage hair styling and the ever-popular Curly Magpie Vintage and Handmade Market; there will be lots to entertain visitors of all ages at our Vintage Fair.

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May Plant Hunters' Fair

After exploring our beautiful memorial landscape for inspiration, receive specialist advice from nursery experts, including RHS medallists and national collection holders, and browse and purchase plants for your own garden.

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The Glider Pilot Regiment Society Act of Remembrance

The Glider Pilot Regiment Society will hold its annual service of commemoration at the Glider Pilot Regiment Association Memorial, Renkum Stone, on Saturday 12 May.    

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RAF Association RAF Centenary Service

The RAF Association is holding a special centenary service to commemorate and celebrate 100 years of the RAF.

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Firefighters Annual Service of Thanksgiving

A service of Thanksgiving for serving Firefighters, for those who have served, and those who will serve in the future.

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REME Memorial Day

The occasion is to formally remember the date of 19 May 1942 when King George VI signed the Royal Warrant which resulted in the Corps being formed on 1 Oct 1942. 

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Memory Lane Café May

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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May 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 Forest Discovery Walks

Join us for a guided walk around the Arboretum grounds, as part of the National Forest Walking Festivals.

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A Spotlight On: 'Votes For Women' and the 1918 election in the Black Country

This talk will look at local suffrage campaigns before and during the First World War, and also uncover the history of the 1918 General Election in the Black Country; an election that was of huge significance to the history of women in Britain.

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Early Morning Bird Walk

Explore our grounds in the early morning to learn more about the birds who like to call our site home, on this walk with a representative from the RSPB.  

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'Making an Impression' RAF 100 Family Activities

Young visitors will enjoy participating in our May half term activities, which will include 'Making an Impression' make and take activities.

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National Forest Discovery Walk

Join us for a guided walk around the Arboretum grounds, as part of the National Forest Walking Festival.

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Royal Hong Kong Police Memorial Dedication and Unveiling

The RHKP Association will be holding a dedication and unveiling ceremony for a new Royal Hong Kong Police Memorial. 

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