Forthcoming Events

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

Festive 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

SOLD OUT

Create a beautiful bespoke wreath for your front door.

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Little Saplings Sensory Play

SOLD OUT

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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Illuminated Arboretum

A stunning and awe-inspiring immersive experience, this event will see the Arboretum and some of its memorials ‘shown in another light’.

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Memory Lane Café December

Our monthly reminiscence café, Memory Lane, will provide a forum for people living with dementia, their carers, and their friends and family.

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A Spotlight On: The Making of a Public Memorial Sculpture

Join sculptor Georgie Welch for an informative talk through the process of creating The Christmas Truce memorial commissioned by the Football Association, sited at the National Memorial Arboretum.

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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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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talk - Yorkshire Regiment Memorial

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks - Royal Tank Regiment Grove

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks.

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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks - King’s African Rifles and East African Forces Memorial

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks - Royal Air Forces Association Remembrance Garden

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our short free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks - Royal Naval Patrol Service Memorial

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our short free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

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12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks - HMT Lancastria Memorial

From striking glass sculptures to simple stone cairns, there are more than 360 memorials at the National Memorial Arboretum, for both military and civilian associations, all with fascinating stories and symbolism waiting to be discovered.  Between the 25 December and the 5 January you can discover more about just some of these memorials at our short free daily 12 Days of Christmas Memorial Talks. 

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