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Author: Jo Murray Marketing And Communications Officer

Picturing Nature

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall Autumn

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!

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall Autumn

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

Posted in: Blog

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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The great drought of 2018

Posted in: Blog Tree management Botanical Staff and trustees

As we enter into the seventh week of hot dry weather, find out how we manage the tree collection in these difficult conditions...

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Busy bees

Posted in: Blog Wildlife

This summer we’ve had some busy woodland creatures buzzing around the arboretum with us – bees!...

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Christmas fundraising - a big thank you!

Posted in: Blog Events Christmas

Thank you to everyone who bought a raffle ticket, bid on a silent auction lot or who took part in the activities in the Great Oak Hall during Enchanted Christmas.

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The future of Westonbirt Wood Sales

Posted in: Blog Tree management The Westonbirt Project

In the next few months we are due to start work on the new Tree Management Centre, as part of Phase Two of the Westonbirt Project.

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Recycling really helps!

Posted in: Blog Volunteering

Did you know that by recycling your printer cartridges and mobile phones you can not only help the environment but also protect Westonbirt Arboretum?...

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Unloading the car park trees!

Posted in: Blog The Westonbirt Project

While October heralds a season of fabulous colour, conkers and the essence of autumn to the thousands visiting Westonbirt, behind the scenes October is a time to prepare for another seasonal rush. Planting season.

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Local and live at Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events

If you're looking for local acts, this is the festival for you! Westonbirt Arboretum works with The 4014 Project to bring music to Treefest because of their unrivalled knowledge of the Wiltshire and Gloucestershire music scene.

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A trip to The Arnold Arboretum, Boston USA

Posted in: Blog Research trips Staff and trustees

The Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum’s Head of Fundraising, Louise Bird, and the Forestry Commission’s communications team at Westonbirt, Katrina Podlewska and Gina Mills, are currently in the USA, visiting their counterparts at arboretums...

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My first week at Westonbirt Arboretum

Posted in: Blog Staff and trustees

I've been really looking forward to starting work at Westonbirt and this first week has certainly lived up to expectations.

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A tree for dreamers at Treefest

Posted in: Blog Events

At last years’ Treefest the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum invited visitors to put their dreams on the leaves of The Tree of Dreams.

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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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