Explore a world of wooden wonders
Treefest, Westonbirt Arboretum's signature summer event, celebrates nature, trees, woodcraft and family fun with activities and exhibitors showcased across the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Alongside more than 100 craft exhibitors and a food hall filled with delicious produce, woodworking will be celebrated with a Working Woodlands exhibitor area and opportunities for visitors to try traditional woodcraft skills for themselves.
Big carving will return, with this year's sculptors creating pieces inspired by fairytales, while family fun geared to discovering a world of wooden wonders will take place across the weekend.
The Black Mountains Falconry will be returning to Treefest again this year, and you can see the show twice daily in the main arena.
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For youngsters, the Treefest storyteller will be on hand with a bag of stories – children are invited to pick an object from the "jamboree stor-ee bag" and storyteller Michael Loader will tell you a tale to ignite the imagination. Meanwhile, Hand-to-Mouth Puppet Theatre will tell the tale of Piggery Jokery, a whimsical story told by the Green Man and his hurdy-gurdy-playing, droning crone and their troupe of rag-bag characters.
Children of all ages can have a go at climbing a tree and attempt the exhilarating zip wire if they dare!
A very popular event at Treefest last year, visitors can again see the sawmill being demonstrated in the Working Woodlands area and, new to 2013, The Welsh Axemen will be performing twice daily in the main arena, giving skilled chainsaw demonstrations.
And as the days come to a close, live music will be performed by local bands from across the South West until 8pm today and Sunday and 5pm on Monday.