Blog - Great Oak Hall

What does Westonbirt mean to you?

As generations visit Westonbirt Arboretum through the years, memories are made. Share your stories of Westonbirt with us...

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Member memories, Margaret Headen

The second memory we're sharing with you is from Margaret Headen. Read on to find out more about Margaret's memories of events in the Great Oak Hall...

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Member memories, Lisa Price

This year you've been sharing your memories with us for the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum's 35th birthday. Read Lisa's heartwarming memory...

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The joy of creating

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​We all missed out on seeing Frances Whitman's exhibition at Westonbirt this spring due to lockdown so we caught up with her to get a little insight into work...

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A passion for watercolour

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Recently, we caught up with Carole Ann Ingram, Wiltshire based artist and Westonbirt exhibitionist, during lockdown to find out what her latest inspiration has been.

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Carving the sculpture ‘From little acorns’ . . .

Follow Lyn McCracken on her journey to entering 'The Power of Nature' British Woodcarvers' Association National Competition.

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The ultimate guide to Westonbirt exhibitions this autumn (2019)

Read on to discover the must see exhibitions taking place at Westonbirt this season...

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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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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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Summer Exhibitions/Sales

We are delighted to be hosting three exhibitions this August in the Great Oak Hall, so come and browse at your leisure!...

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A wash with watercolour

We are delighted to welcome back local artist Carole Ingram to the Great Oak Hall this bank holiday weekend, so if you are visiting the arboretum, please do drop in!...

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Try your hand at printmaking this Easter

Print your own postcard to take home, using letterpress and stamps...

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Great Oak Hall Exhibitions in 2018

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The Great Oak Hall is a beautiful and inspiring setting to hold an exhibition, with plenty of natural light filling the space. Find out who is exhibiting this year and how you can book your place for 2019.

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