Remembrance Events

Open For Visitors

Entry to the Arboretum is free, but for everyone's comfort we are limiting the numbers onsite. We strongly recommend pre-booking your visit to guarantee entry. You can check our latest availability and book online using the link below.

 

In line with government regulations, from Tuesday 30 November 2021, face coverings are required for visitors in the Remembrance Centre (unless exempt).

 

Visitors are advised that the Coffee Shop is currently closed. Our Restaurant is open from 10am - 3pm. 

 

Pre-book your visit

With over 400 memorials, nestled amongst 150-acres of woodland, the Arboretum is the perfect place to hold your Remembrance event. 

 

We ask that you follow all Government advice relating to social distancing during your time on site. We are sorry that we cannot currently host/allow any events on site. 

 

We recognise that it's the little things that make the difference to ensure your day is memorable; that is why our expert team are on hand to support the planning and delivery of your event.

Our professional events team is experienced in delivering a wide range of events from traditional services of Remembrance through to high-profile dedications, banquets and receptions. Our team holds strong relationships with external agencies such as the Police, The Royal Household and the Ministry of Defence, and can provide advice and information on managing protocol and etiquette.

On hand to support you throughout the design and delivery of your event, we are here to make your vision a reality

Your Service of Remembrance

To ensure we can offer the best possible value for money, and to help less seasoned event organisers, we have developed a Remembrance Event  Package which contains all you need for an outdoor Remembrance Event.

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Remembrance Event Package - £400

Includes: Event coordination, welcome desk, portable PA for up to 400 people, lectern, saluting dias, up to 50 chairs at the memorial, at least one buggy driver to shuttle guests to and from your memorial and your memorial checked and tidied (48 hours in advance of the event).

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Large Scale and Royal Events - From £500

Our fee includes the full management of your event in conjunction with external suppliers, offices and agencies. Please speak to a member of the Events Team to discuss your requirements.

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The Millennium Chapel of Peace and Forgiveness - £125

Welcomes people of all faiths and none. It is open daily, for everyone to use, but is also available to hire for group acts of worship for up to 120 guests. Hire is for morning or afternoon use. Price includes: Private hire of the Chapel and use of the in-built PA equipment.

Build Your Own Event

We can provide the following services to help ensure your day is memorable and fitting to the occasion.

 

Event Administration Charge  - From £50
PA system - £120
Lectern -£30
Chairs (outdoor use) - £3 per chair
Buggy shuttle - £50
Solo Musician (unamplified) - From £100
Chaplain - £75
Saluting Dais - £30
Flagpole - £30
First Aid - From £200
Land train cancellation - £200
Accreditation wristbands - £15 per 100
Car park pass - £4 per vehicle
Band changing space - POA
All costs are per item unless otherwise stated

 

This list is not exhaustive - please speak to a member of the Events Team to discuss your specific requirements.

Aspects at the Arboretum

 

 

Aspects at the National Memorial Arboretum is a contemporary facility, providing seven flexible spaces. This dedicated events building boasts a spectacular main suite with inspirational views across the Arboretum and Armed Forces Memorial, providing a remarkable location for Remembrance Events, meetings, dinners, banquets and gala dinners.

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