Members' Events



Wednesday 6th January

Friends' Coffee Morning


Join Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum chair, Stephen Segar, for a New Year Question and Answer session.

Coffee - 10am; Q & A - 10.30am


Wednesday 6th April

Spring Walk

Coffee followed by a spring walk with Hugh Angus.

10am, Great Oak Hall.


Saturday 14th May

Collecting for the Future

Following the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum, the tree team's Andy Bryce will give a presentation on his 2015 seed collecting trip to western USA, a trip supported by The Friends.

Coffee from 10am, AGM starts at 10.30am. Talk directly follows the AGM.





Wednesday 6th July

Plant Conservation in the National Trust

Former Westonbirt Director, Simon Toomer, will talk about his Plant Conservation role with the National Trust.

Coffee from 10am, Great Oak Hall.


Wednesday 5th October

Sustainable Forestry and the Impact of the Nagoya Protocol

Sustainable Forestry and the Impact of the Nagoya Protocol, Westonbirt's Curator, Mark Ballard, will bring us up to date on this subject.

Coffee from 10am, Great Oak Hall.

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