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Wooden Wonders part two: hard or soft?

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Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is full of magnificent trees.

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Wooden Wonders part one: discover the wonders of Westonbirt's trees

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Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is full of magnificent trees.

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What are your winter traditions?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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Why do we have a tree indoors at Christmas time?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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Why would you give frankincense or myrrh as a present?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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How do you roast chestnuts over an open fire?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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How is ivy helpful to wildlife?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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Why do we eat chocolate cake shaped like a log?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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“Halfway out of the dark”

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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What's Christmassy about Holly?

As part of Westonbirt’s programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt’s education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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Why do people kiss under poisonous berries?

As part of Westonbirt's programme of family activities this winter, Westonbirt's education team have created a trail that explores winter traditions from around the world.

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What makes a winter wonderland?

The answer to the question "What makes a winter wonderland?" is in no small part "Volunteers".

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Its nearly time for Treefest!

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Well, the events team here at Westonbirt are almost certainly too busy to do any more blogs in the run up to Treefest, but the marketing team have just had a chance to go out on site and see everything taking shape ready for this weekend's event.

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1000 metres of bunting? must be Treefest!

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It's very exciting here now and starting to feel really like a festival.

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Treefest: our new-look festival

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I hope you enjoy our new-look festival this year. Treefest is the latest incarnation of an event the Forestry Commission has been running at Westonbirt for many years.

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