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Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom

October 2020

Bat and Moth Night with Butterfly Conservation

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom
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Join us for an evening discovering the bats and moths of the Tortworth Arboretum. We bring this event to you in partnership with Butterfly Conservation.  We'll be setting up traps so we can have a close look at the beautiful moths that live here, and we'll use bat detectors to tune into the frequency of our resident bats. Due to Covid-19 we are running this event with limited numbers, across 2 sessions. Booking is essential. Session 1 will take place…

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Autumn Open Day with tree planting

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom

Join us in the woods for our annual Autumn Open Day and celebration of trees. Tree plantings and tree walks throughout the day. Take a walk with our new seed map, and perhaps even scavenge some to take home. Discover the butterflies and moths of the arboretum with Butterfly Conservation. Just turn up to take part (please note we will limit numbers taking part in tree plantings and walks to ensure safety of visitors). Family activity sessions throughout the day,…

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Monthly Volunteer Work Day

October 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2022

Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom

We are back up and running with our volunteer activities. We've made a few changes to keep everyone safe, so please read about them here, and get in touch if you'd like to come along (volunteer@tortwortharboretum.org) Learn new skills, meet new people and help restore this unique woodland. We run monthly volunteer conservation days, using hand tools to restore the arboretum. If you enjoy working in the fresh air in stunning woodland surroundings, this is for you. Work could include clearing…

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November 2020

Fireside Gathering

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom

A date for your diary... Join us for a gentle afternoon in the woods. We'll have hot chocolate and sparklers by the fire, autumn leaf activities and an autumn colours tree walk. We are keeping an eye on Covid-19 regulations and guidelines and as such will finalise details of this event a bit nearer the time. Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for more information, but for now pop the date in your diary.

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December 2020

Winter Warmer

December 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - March 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Tortworth Forest Centre, Tortworth Arboretum, Off Tortworth Road
Wotton Under Edge, South Gloucestershire GL12 8HH United Kingdom

A date for your diary... Prepare for the festive season with our last open day of the year. Celebrate the drawing in of the nights with mulled juice on the fire, and make a festive wreath/decorations to take away with you. We are keeping an eye on Covid-19 regulations and guidelines and as such will finalise details of this event a bit nearer the time. Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for more information, but in…

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