Events at the National Memorial Arboretum in November 2012

Events and activities at the National Memorial Arboretum November 2012

Mondays - Walking for Health at the Arboretum
2.30pm. On-site - report to Reception a few minutes before to check muster point. Free.

Contact Tor Pitts at the Rosliston Forestry Centre on 01283 563483 or 07977439309 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Until Tuesday 27 - Exhibition: NMA Friends Photographic Competition

9am to 5pm. Long Gallery. Free, donations appreciated.

Sunday 4 - The Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain - Annual Service of Remembrance

10.00 am. Onsite. Contact Keith Miller, 01784 461805 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . www.showmensguild.co.uk

Saturday 10 – The Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade - Annual Service of Remembrance

2.00 pm. Onsite at Millennium Chapel and The Brigade Memorial Garden . Contact Maynard Scott on 01827 894265 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . www.clcgb.org.uk

Sunday 11 – Service for Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

10.00 am. Onsite. Special parking arrangements in operation. Check our website www.thenma.org.uk

Sunday 11 – Allied Special Forces - Service of Remembrance
12.00 noon. Onsite at the Sun Room, Allied Special Forces Grove. Contact Mike Colton, ASF Secretary on 07929 118598 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . www.memorialgrove.org.uk

Saturday 17 – Wildlife Watch Group – Build a Survival Shelter

2.00 pm – 4.00 pm. Onsite. Parents of interested new members should initially contact to check on availability. £1.00 per session.

Activities and walks for children and young persons aged 8 – 14, led by Richard Thorpe, Arboretum’s Volunteer Wildlife Officer. Always great fun and lots to discover!

Saturday 17 – HMS Neptune Association – Service of Remembrance and AGM

12.00 noon. Onsite and the Rose Room. Contact Mrs Diana Clayton or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Sunday 18 – Royal Mail – Annual Service of Remembrance

12.00 noon. Onsite. Contact Peter Armitage on 07895 890110 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Monday 19 – Arboretum Story Circle

12 noon. Chapel or onsite. Free, donations appreciated. No advance booking required.Maria Whatton, award-winning professional storyteller, returns this year for the popular monthly Arboretum Story Circle .

Look out for our exciting Christmas events and activities in December…

* SUNDAY 2 - Christmas Launch – a festive fun-filled programme for the whole family.
* THURSDAY 6, THURSDAY 13, FRIDAY 14, WEDNESDAY 19, THURSDAY 20 & FRIDAY 21 - Christmas Lunches with 1940’s Entertainment by Lola Lamour
* FRIDAY 7 ONWARDS – Christmas tree sales
* SATURDAY 8 – Christmas Pudding Club
* SUNDAY 9 – Wine Tasting with Worth Brothers
* SUNDAY 9 – Winter Wildlife Walk
* TUESDAY 11 – Festive Flowers with Anne Brown
* SATURDAY 15 – Winter Photography Workshop
* SATURDAY 15, SATURDAY 20 & SUNDAY 23 – Winter Wonderland Horse Drawn Carriage Tours
* SUNDAY 16 – Carols in the Chapel
* MONDAY 17 – Arboretum Story Circle
* THURSDAY 20 & FRIDAY 21 – Crafts with Sylvia Royal
* SATURDAY 22 ONWARDS – Family Bauble Trail
* SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 – Children’s Drop-Off Craft Sessions
* VARIOUS DATES - Santa’s Grotto

And if that’s not enough…

take a New Year’s Day Walk – blow away the cobwebs with a two-mile guided stroll.


Unless otherwise stated, contact the Arboretum for more information or to book places. Event details are subject to change so do check before travelling.

 

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