Forthcoming Events

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

Little Saplings Sensory Play

Our 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 Military Police Annual Remembrance Service

The Royal Military Police Association will hold an annual Remembrance service including a chapel service, parade, march past and an Act of Remembrance at the Arboretum.

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Sands Garden Remembrance Service

The Sands Garden Remembrance Service is an annual event held at the Arboretum, offering parents, their families and friends the opportunity to acknowledge and remember their babies during a simple service and meet with others in the peaceful atmosphere of the Sands Garden.

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Square Wheels Club

Members of the Square Wheels Club will come together for the presentation of the Masonic Garden, as well as a classic car run.

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D-Day 1944 Remembrance Service

A Memorial Service, including wreath laying, to commemorate D-Day. 

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Royal Marines Association and Corps Family Service of Remembrance

A service of remembrance and commemoration will be conducted by the Royal Marines Association at the Arboretum, to honour the fallen.

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Memory Lane Café June

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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June 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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Father's Day Afternoon Tea

Treat your deserving dad to the Arboretum’s twist on a traditional afternoon tea this Father’s Day!

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Unveiling of the Askari Statue

Join the King's African Rifles and East African Forces Association for the unveiling of their new Askari Statue.

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The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Commemoration Day

This commemoration service will encompass all the operations that The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces have been involved in and allow for the remembrance of those who paid the ultimate price. 

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National Service Veterans Foundation Day

The National Service Veterans Foundation will be holding a Remembrance Service and reunion at the Arboretum on National Service Day.

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Armed Forces Day Weekend

Show your support for our country's Armed Forces during Armed Forces Weekend at the Arboretum.

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A Spotlight On: African Caribbean contributions in WW1

The talk from Gary Stewart, founder of Recognize, will comment on contributions made by African Caribbean soldiers during World War I in the face of adversity and hardship.

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