Forthcoming Events

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

Category: Talks

Memory Lane Café March

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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March 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 - 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 - 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Memory Lane Café July

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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July 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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A Spotlight On: The Royal Air Force

In 2018 the Royal Air Force will be celebrating the centenary of their formation. Join us for a spotlight on the RAF from two servicemen, WO Andy Rodulson and SAC(T) Chris Churchman.

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Memory Lane Café August

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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August 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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September 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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Memory Lane Café September

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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Memory Lane Café October

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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October 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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A Spotlight On: The First World War contribution of Dulmial Village, Pakistan

This talk will present the First World War history of the village Dulmial, in present day Pakistan. It will also highlight the important role of Muslim soldiers in the Great War.

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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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