Christmas Lunches with a Swing

Open For Visitors

The National Memorial Arboretum is open freely to all, year-round from 10am-5pm (closes at 4pm from 15 Nov), every day except Christmas Day.  

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below. 


Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 5pm. 

Pre-book your visit

Join us for festive fun with friends this December.


Gather your family, friends or social group this festive season and enjoy a delicious three course meal and entertainment against the stunning backdrop of the Arboretum. 


Included in your visit is a glass of fizz, delicious three course Christmas Lunch, festive entertainment from the Antonio Socci Jive & Swing Band, tea and coffee, and mince pies.


Please note we can only offer this event package to groups of 10 or more persons.


To book, please call our groups team on 01283 245 100.

The Antonio Socci Jive and Swing Band playing at the 2018 event.

The Band

Having performed at the Arboretum on a number of occasions, The Antonio Socci Jive and Swing Band are always a hit with audiences of all ages. 

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Mince Pie