Westonbirt Magazine

Articles from Spring 2018

Westonbirt wakes up

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Bright mornings, longer days and the singing of the morning chorus are a sure sign that spring is well and truly on the way! It’s nature’s show-time and the arboretum is full of the colours, sounds and energy of new life.

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Completing the cycle of life at Westonbirt

Published: 01 Mar 2018

There are some absolutely magnificent specimens here at Westonbirt Arboretum and we want to ensure that every incredible tree is made the most of.

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Election to the board

Published: 01 Mar 2018

We are pleased to advise that Gavin Grant and Mike Mintram are standing for re-election this year.

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Agenda for 32nd Annual General Meeting

Published: 01 Mar 2018

JOIN US Saturday 12 May 2018 Great Oak Hall, Westonbirt Arboretum

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New website goes live

Published: 01 Mar 2018

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new website. We hope you’ll find it a useful source of information.

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Don’t forget your card

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Please don’t forget to bring your membership card when you visit the arboretum.

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Refer a friend

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Find out about our membership offer.

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Sir Hereward Wake Bt, MC

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Some of you may have seen in the press over Christmas that Sir Hereward Wake sadly died on 11 December.

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Survey

Published: 01 Mar 2018

In December 2017, we ran an online Membership Survey to find out how you’d prefer to hear from us.

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Run for the trees

Published: 01 Mar 2018

There’s still time to sign up as a fundraiser in the Westonbirt 10k!

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Retirement of Karen Thornton, Trustee

Published: 01 Mar 2018

On 31 December 2017, Karen Thornton retired as a Trustee of the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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A moooving donation

Published: 01 Mar 2018

We’re extremely grateful to Sarah Baillie, who is one of our volunteers, and the University of Bristol for the £4,000 donation we received in January.

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Get social

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Get in touch with us on social media.

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Unleash your Creativitree

Published: 01 Mar 2018

The arboretum is a special place. A short walk amongst the wonderful trees can revitalise the soul and help spark the seed of an idea that might grow into something amazing!

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A welcome bunch of grazers

Published: 01 Mar 2018

You may have noticed that we have played host to a group of Gloucester cattle. They have brown-black bodies with a white stripe along their back and white tails and underbellies.

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How to Hygge a Tree

Published: 01 Mar 2018

‘How to Hygge a Tree’ is a new resource about mindfulness in the forest.

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