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Let’s Get Framing

Posted in: Blog Restoration

Last week, Nick Perchard had a busy few days sorting through the timber that has been milled on site from our own oak.

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The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner!

Posted in: Blog Christmas Events

Join us along the illuminated trail at Westonbirt Arboretum this season...

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Transforming Westonbirt Woodworks

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The preparations are complete, and we are about to commence our exciting new project at Westonbirt Arboretum: the restoration of Westonbirt Woodworks.

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Gift a membership this season...

Incentivise your friend or loved-one to keep active all year round and experience the arboretum’s magnificent seasonal changes!...

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Catching the fall

The Great Oak Hall is buzzing with visitors enjoying our final exhibition of the autumn with a showcase of ten members’ work.

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A box of delights

We are warmly welcoming back a family of artists for our third autumn exhibition...

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Why DO leaves change colour in autumn?

And why do they go such a different variety of colours?...

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Picturing Nature

Whilst the weather here isn’t looking picture perfect over the next few days – our autumn spirits cannot be dampened!...

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Exhibition launch!

Great Oak Hall Autumn Exhibitions start this weekend with 'Pots and Paintings 2018' - come and have a look...

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Curious about conkers

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Autumn has arrived! Check out our fun facts as we welcome in this season...

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Back to school

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As children around the country are heading back to school this week, this weekend you may want to plan something special for your young learners!...

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Welcome back!

Posted in: Blog Wildlife

We are welcoming back native rare breed Gloucester cattle to graze our downland from early September until the end of February.

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Autumn delights!

Posted in: Blog Autumn Crafts Events

We are pleased to announce an exciting array of exhibitions for you to enjoy on your next autumn visit. There will be all kinds of arts and crafts on display from pots and paintings to photography and furniture.

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Careful consideration...

Posted in: Blog Restoration

Over the last few months, we have been busy restoring the dry stone walls around Westonbirt Woodworks as part of our latest project.

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A new beginning!

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Over the coming year we will be developing the Woodworks into an exciting hub where visitors will be able to see traditional heritage skills, take exciting courses and learn more about what happens to our trees at the end of their lives at the arboretum.

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