Blog - Community activities

Building a community around our coppice

The role of the Community Inclusion team is to enable a greater number of people from under-represented groups to experience the arboretum and to connect with trees.

View Full Post

A great eight months in community inclusion

The role of the Community Inclusion team is to enable a greater number of people from under-represented groups to experience the arboretum and to connect with trees.

View Full Post

Bivouacs and Bacon Butties

On a Friday night in early October, 24 senior guides and their leaders from Mid Gloucestershire Division braved the elements, the wildlife and the dark (even the compost loo), to be the first community group to spend the night at Westonbirt Arboretum.

View Full Post

Community Inclusion – Multi-Sensory Outreach programme

Over the last six months I have been piloting new activities in care homes and community day care centres around the local counties.

View Full Post

The Westonbirt Project - Community Inclusion update

The role of the Community Inclusion team is to enable a greater number of people, from under-represented groups, to experience the arboretum and to ‘connect with trees’.

View Full Post

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.

View Full Post

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.

View Full Post

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.

View Full Post

I am a 'Woody Woman'

Coming from Westonbirt's marketing office, I anticipated the Woody Women course to be something of a challenge.

View Full Post