What's On.....in the coming months

Events Calendar for Harcourt Arboretum

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Every day

New Sylva Trail

Discover and experience the trees of the New Sylva book and find out their stories as they come to life in this special Arboretum trail.

 

Everyday

Backpacks

Borrow a backpack full of fun and exciting ideas to help you explore this amazing 130 acre site.  Available from our ticket office on a first-some first-served basis.

 

Wednesday 3rd September

1.30pm

Insight Tour

Join a member of the Arboretum staff team for a free tour and see seasonal highlights of the Arboretum as well as discovering what has been happening behind the scenes over the last month.

 

Saturday 13th September

2pm to 3.30pm

The New Sylva: A guided walk with Gabriel Hemery

Join the author of The New Sylva on a guided walk around the Sylva Trail at Harcourt Arboretum.  Learn more about what inspirerd him to rewrite Evelyn's landmark book of 1664, what trees have meant to us over the centuries, and the future of our forests.  Gabriel is a chartered forester and the Chief Executive of the Sylva Foundation.

Tickets cost: £15

To book your place, please click here.

 

Saturday 27th September

10am to 4pm

The New Sylva: Drawing trees with Sarah Simblet

This workshop explores the magnificent collection of trees at Harcourt Arboretum and offers tuition in how to draw a tree using pencil, pen and ink.  Suitable for children and adults, beginners and more experienced artists.  Sarah will explain approaches to drawing structure, form and proportion, how to use ink, and how to capture the diverse characters of autumnal trees.  Bring along your own sketchbook but other drawing materials will be provided.  Sarah is a graphic artist, broadcaster and writer, who teaches at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Arts in Oxford.

Tickets cost: £60 (including sandwich lunch).

To book your place, please click here.

 

OCTOBER

 

Every day

New Sylva Trail

Discover and experience the trees of the New Sylva book and find out their stories as they come to life in this special Arboretum trail.

 

Everyday

Backpacks

Borrow a backpack full of fun and exciting ideas to help you explore this amazing 130 acre site.  Available from our ticket office on a first-some first-served basis.

 

Wednesday 1st October

1.30pm

Insight Tour

Find out what's new at the Arboretum by joining this free tour.

 

Saturday 18th October

2pm to 3.30pm

The New Sylva: A guided walk with Gabriel Hemery

Join the author of The New Sylva on a guided walk around the Sylva Trail at Harcourt Arboretum.  Learn more about what inspirerd him to rewrite Evelyn's landmark book of 1664, what trees have meant to us over the centuries, and the future of our forests.  Gabriel is a chartered forester and the Chief Executive of the Sylva Foundation.

Tickets cost: £15

To book your place, please click here.

 

Tuesday 28th October

1pm to 4pm

Family Friendly Afternoon

Happy Hedgehogs

Find out more about hedgehogs on our 'Happy Hedgehogs' trail, then join in our fun hedgehog craft activities.

RSPB will also join us for the afternoon with extra activities.

 

 

NOVEMBER

 

Every day

New Sylva Trail

Discover and experience the trees of the New Sylva book and find out their stories as they come to life in this special Arboretum trail.

 

Everyday

Backpacks

Borrow a backpack full of fun and exciting ideas to help you explore this amazing 130 acre site.  Available from our ticket office on a first-some first-served basis.

 

Wednesday 5th November

1.30pm

Insight Tour

Join us for a free tour of the Arboretum and see which trees look most spectacular at this time of year.