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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Spring tree highlights

Published: 01 Mar 2018

Today, many of the world’s trees are in danger of disappearing altogether! Here at Westonbirt, we work hard to ensure that trees are protected and preserved for future generations.

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