National Arboretum, August 25-27
8:45am Friday 24th August 2012 in What's On
CELEBRATE trees on a grand scale at Westonbirt's Treefest at the the National Arboretum, August 25-27.
Family activities to discover the intrepid world of plant hunting, expert carvers creating big play trail pieces and over 100 exhibitors. Visitors can watch as carvers take inspiration from fairytales and nature to create large wooden sculptures that will become part of the new play trail in Silk Wood. Wood for the sculptures is sourced as part of the routine management of Westonbirt Arboretum's tree collection Local live music, traditional woodland skills, local food producers and live cookery demonstrations from local celebrity chefs will also entertain visitors.
Rob Rees MBE, 'The Cotswold Chef' and Charlotte Pike from Go Free Foods will use local, fresh ingredients to create delicious dishes in the Treefest Foodhall.
Visitors will again have the chance to camp at the event. Details on this and full ticket information can be found on www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest. Saturday to Monday, from 10am to 5pm with live music taking place into the evening.