July – September
While the trees retain their green colouring, those that produce berries will flower. Later in the season the flowers will turn to berries giving a dramatic display and attracting a variety of wildlife
Our wide range of shrubs will be in flower and you can see the Azaleas in red, pink and orange.
3rd and 10th July Pencil and Watercolour Workshop
Come down to Bodenham Arboretum and unleash your inner artist with the help of local artist Daphne Millington. Learn new skills using pencils and watercolours to create your very own masterpiece. The day also includes morning tea or coffee with cake, homemade meat plaits with a selection of delicious salads and a scrumptious homemade dessert and finish the day off with the Bodenham afternoon cream tea.
10am – 4pm
£29.50 per person with a non refundable £5 deposit to be paid per person to secure your place. Please note spaces are limited.
15th – 16th July and 23rd – 24th September Svartland Viking Weekend
Come down to Bodenham and experience the life of a Viking where you’ll get to see the different crafts, skills, games, pastimes and combat displays. All the Svartland members are very friendly and approachable and love to talk to people and share their knowledge of the Viking Age.
Normal admission charges apply to go into the grounds.
22nd July – 3rd September BodenGnome Hunt
Fun for ALL the family, come down to Bodenham Arboretum this summer and hunt out the BodenGnomes around the Poplar Dingle. Search high and low in the trees and on the ground for the Gnomes with the letters to make the hidden word. Once completed bring it back to the visitor centre and post in the box and claim your prize. The overall winner will be contacted at the end of the summer and get their hands on the BodenGnome Trophy.
The BodenGnome Hunt is included in normal admission into the Grounds.
7th August and 25th September Djembe Drums Workshop
Experience the energy of the traditional West African drumming and the joy of community music making. The day is pitched for beginners and improvers to learn how to play Djembe and Bass Drums. Drums will be Provided.
10am – 4pm
£30.00 per person including morning tea or coffee, a Ploughman’s Lunch and an afternoon cream tea.
2nd September Plant Hunters’ Fairs
FREE admission into the Plant Fair. Top specialist nurseries with thousands of plants to choose from. Each stall has it’s own unique range of plants including rare, unusual, heritage and brand new varieties. There is something for every garden.
Normal admission applies into the grounds.