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Making Friends at Forest Green

Massive thanks to Ecotricity, one of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum corporate supporters, who hosted me at their Sustainability in Sport Match at Forest Green Rovers yesterday.

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Preparing for the Plant Hunters' Academy

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

During the school holidays the excitement doesn't cease here in the learning department. If anything, we are even busier - with four family events running over four weeks, each week with a different family trail and set of crafts.

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What's in the autumn issue

The Westonbirt Magazine is produced by the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum for its membership; to inform Friends about events, to engage Friends in issues that affect the arboretum, and to share enjoyment.

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Top tips for picnics

Wondering what to eat whilst Maples Restaurant and the Courtyard Café are closed?...

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Flying Lessons at Westonbirt

Posted in: Blog Wildlife

What a delightful week the Friends’ staff have had working in the Great Oak Hall as the House Martin’s School of Flying takes off (sorry!)!...

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Jamie who? We’ve got local Celebrity Chefs Rob and Charlotte at Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events

In 2011, we introduced the Food Hall to Treefest for the first time. This year we have more exhibitors plus two local celebrity chefs who will be giving live cooking demonstrations twice daily.

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A champion in our midst

In the summer edition of The Westonbirt Magazine, Richard Townsend, Operations Supervisor on Westonbirt's Tree Team, describes his day job, other loves and an astonishing athletic feat.

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Summer 2012 magazine

The Westonbirt Magazine is produced by the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum for its membership; to inform Friends about events, to engage Friends in issues that affect the arboretum...

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Volunteering at Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events Volunteering

Treefest is the largest of Westonbirt's events and involves the most volunteers over a single weekend.

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What is The 4014 Project?

Posted in: Blog Events

The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011...

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The complete Treefest music line-up

Posted in: Blog Events

The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011.

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Live Music is here!

Posted in: Blog Events

The Forestry Commission’s Live Music programme arrives at Westonbirt Arboretum this weekend (22-24 June). Will Young performs on Friday, Plan B on Saturday and Madness on Sunday.

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Big carving is back at Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events

Treefest is Westonbirt's signature summer event.

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Showcasing local live music at Treefest

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The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011.

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Westonbirt Arboretum Downs Vegetation Survey

As you may be aware, Phase One of the Westonbirt Project involves restoring the downland grassland area where currently the visitor car park is.

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