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Tree Champions: Swimming freestyle

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

From 6 - 8 June, Westonbirt's learning and participation team will be hosting the Tree Champions family event.

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How many different coloured carrots? Must be the Food Hall at Treefest!

Posted in: Blog Events

Treefest is Westonbirt Arboretum's signature summer event (25 - 27 August 2012) celebrating the best of trees and nature with crafts, woodland skills, family activities, food and music.

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Tree Champions: Heavyweight champion

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

From 6 - 8 June, Westonbirt's learning and participation team will be hosting the Tree Champions family event.

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Tree Champions: High Jump

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

From 6 - 8 June, Westonbirt's learning and participation team will be hosting the Tree Champions family event.

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Tree Champions: 40m Sprint

Posted in: Blog Events Learning

From 6 - 8 June, Westonbirt's learning and participation team will be hosting the Tree Champions family event.

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Hidden voices: Two visits – one crazy, one productive

‘Hidden Voices’ is an inspiring project being run by that participation and learning team at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, engaging community groups in environmental issues.

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June - what a month to look forward to!

Posted in: Blog Events

We in the Marketing Department have been taking stock of everything that is forthcoming in June, and it looks pretty exciting.

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Spring Colour Watch Blog: bright is beautiful

Posted in: Blog Botanical Spring

Take a look back over the previous twelve weeks of this year’s Spring Colour Watch Blog, and you’ll see a succession of bold colours.

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A walk into the unknown

Posted in: Blog Wildlife

We've always known that we have bats at Westonbirt - but we've never really gone out looking for them.

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Spring Colour Watch Blog: maple colours to challenge autumn!

Posted in: Blog Botanical Spring

The current red and pink leaves of some of Westonbirt’s Japanese maples tease of autumn colour – but the sea of bluebells underneath reminds us that it is spring.

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Spring Colour Watch Blog: glorious trees

Posted in: Blog Botanical Spring

Spring colour is abundant amongst the tree collection at the moment.

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Hidden Voices: three very different first visits

‘Hidden Voices’ is an inspiring project being run by that participation and learning team at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, engaging community groups in environmental issues.

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Hidden Voices: forms for all

‘Hidden Voices’ is an inspiring project being run by that participation and learning team at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, engaging community groups in environmental issues.

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Spring Colour Watch Blog: rhododendrons with stories to tell

Posted in: Blog Botanical Spring

This week we have really been able to start to revel in the heritage of some of Westonbirt biggest and brightest spring blooms, the rhododendrons. All of the pictures in the blog were taken this week, from 30 April onwards.

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Spring Colour Watch Blog: scented and spiky

Posted in: Blog Botanical Spring

This week the Old Arboretum offers some spiky spring specimens, lovely scented blooms and some historic rhododendrons which are getting a little bigger than the arboretum's creators intended.

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