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The Big Top is up! Nearly time for Treefest!

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I can’t believe it, after 12 months of working on Treefest, we are now only 4 days away.

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Update from the RSPB at Westonbirt

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Well the last month or so has been a busy one for the RSPB at Westonbirt! We’ve held a whole host of hands-on family events, which I hope many of you joined us on. For those who didn’t, here’s a summary…...

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A tree for dreamers at Treefest

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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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Venison, vegetarian paella and vintage teas: catering at Treefest

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Catering always plays an important part in a festival, and this year at Treefest, we'll have some new caterers with some exciting menus on offer.

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A flair for individual design

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I am a highly skilled, traditional craftsman with a flair for individual design, having built up over 27 years experience in joinery.

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Making Friends at Forest Green

Massive thanks to Ecotricity, one of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum corporate supporters, who hosted me at their Sustainability in Sport Match at Forest Green Rovers yesterday.

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Preparing for the Plant Hunters' Academy

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During the school holidays the excitement doesn't cease here in the learning department. If anything, we are even busier - with four family events running over four weeks, each week with a different family trail and set of crafts.

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Jamie who? We’ve got local Celebrity Chefs Rob and Charlotte at Treefest

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In 2011, we introduced the Food Hall to Treefest for the first time. This year we have more exhibitors plus two local celebrity chefs who will be giving live cooking demonstrations twice daily.

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Volunteering at Treefest

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Treefest is the largest of Westonbirt's events and involves the most volunteers over a single weekend.

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What is The 4014 Project?

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The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011...

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The complete Treefest music line-up

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The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011.

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Live Music is here!

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The Forestry Commission’s Live Music programme arrives at Westonbirt Arboretum this weekend (22-24 June). Will Young performs on Friday, Plan B on Saturday and Madness on Sunday.

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Big carving is back at Treefest

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Treefest is Westonbirt's signature summer event.

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Showcasing local live music at Treefest

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The 4014 Project brought fantastic musical variety and talent to Treefest in 2011.

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Cooking for you at Treefest

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Charlotte Pike is the founder of the award-winning Go Free Foods and a regular contributor to Hello! Magazine's food blog.

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