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Art & Nature Festival 

18th & 19th April 

11am - 4pm

We are very fortunate, at Westbury, to have grounds which are home to a wide variety of wildlife, veteran trees and plants, some of which are listed as of special scientific interest, such as finding two noble chafer beetles in the summer on the veteran apple tree.

 

The gardens are unique in that they form an important wildlife corridor from the ancient woodland of Shenley Wood, through to Howe Park Wood. As the planned building development is now gathering momentum surrounding Westbury, the garden habitat becomes even more important for the rich biodiversity of all living beings which it harbours. Numerous organisations have undertaken surveys in our grounds including Milton Keynes Natural History Society, The Parks Trust and by Martin Kincaid. The findings show a huge variety of fauna and flora.

Join us over the weekend to celebrate this rich biodiversity -  The weekend will include a display of the survey findings, exhibition of artwork from our resident artists and activities for both children and adults. 

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SATURDAY 18TH APRIL

Evening ticketed event.

Come join us for a talk by Patrick Barkham on his new book 'Wild Child'.

Patrick Barkham is a writer and a journalist, he writes for the Guardian on natural history.  He is author of Islander, The Butterfly Isles and Badger Lands.

Click the link below for more information and to book your place

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NATURE EXHIBITION

With the help of the Milton Keynes Natural History Society we'll showcase the biodiversity that can be found at Westbury.

More information to follow

Art Gallery

ART EXHIBITION 

An Art Exhibition will be on show featuring works from our resident artists.

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Paint Brushes

FAMILY WORKSHOPS

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