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ARB Show (2017) - Westonbirt (12th & 13th May)

Your invite to the ARB Show

Don’t miss the most action-packed ARB Show yet – we’d love to have you there!

The Biggest ARB Show Ever

With over 100 Exhibitors we had to expand the site due to unprecedented demand, so there’s more kit, equipment, help and advice on hand than ever before.
main sponsor STIHL and their fantastic demo arena, displaying a host of the latest professional product range with the team of product experts on hand to answer any questions you might have. Check their timetable for hands on opportunities, the art of chainsaw carving and more.

Tree Climbing Competitions, Arb activities and Ninja Assault Course

The ‘3ATC Climbing Competition’ sponsored by Arbjobs.com returns to test the mettle of tree climbers over 3 different skill categories.
The Tree Climbers Forum’ sponsored by TrainU2, will bring together arborists to talk, interact, discuss and demonstrate a range of modern techniques to provide safe, effective work at height solutions within arboriculture. There’ll be regular sessions throughout the day.

The Main Arena sponsored by FORST, will feature a ‘Ninja Warrior UK’ style Assault Course, 360° Looping bikes and a ‘Gladiators’ style travellator challenge which visitors will be able to participate in at certain times.
There’s also knot tying competitions, throwline competition, Utility skills demonstrations and exhibitor demos throughout the day.

Workshops, walks and talks
The Arborists' Workshop offers visitors a great range of expert presentations aimed at the practicing arborist and tree care professionals. From Single Rope Technique, to Veteran Trees and iTree, there's a full schedule of workshops on both days starting at 10:00am
Keep the little ones entertained with the Kids’ Tree Climbing area next to AA HQ, there will be informative Pest & Disease walks lead by Forestry Commission and Ancient Tree Forum walks with Ted Green and Jill Butler to keep you busy.

Free App and Free entry to Westonbirt(AA / ISA Members ONLY)
Don’t forget your ticket also gives you free access to the Arboretum – so you might want to consider sticking around for 2 days as we recommend a day to enjoy Westonbirt.
To celebrate the event, we've launched an app for the first time ever. You’ll be able to download it using the free wi-fi at AA HQ,
(None AA / ISA Members = £10 per day, with some concessions - see website)

Useful links – ARB Show site for full list of exhibitors, events and admission prices: Arboricultural Association - The ARB Show

Register for climbing competitions: Arboricultural Association - 3ATC Climbing Competition

Booking camping: https://billetto.co.uk/en/e/arb-show...tickets-177134
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Hoping to get down for the day on the 13th Paul. Looking a good event this year
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Hoping to get down for the day on the 13th Paul. Looking a good event this year
Great news, we'd be honored n privileged 'Sir'

Do "call in" if you get there

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What day is the climbing comp?
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What day is the climbing comp?
Hi, the '3 ATC' Comp takes place on both days for novices, experts and premiers (see Arboricultural Association - The ARB Show and scroll down to the bottom right to find the links to book.)

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See you there all
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Nice one Paul I'll be there.
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Re: ARB Show (2017) - Westonbirt (12th & 13th May)

Heading up Saturday from Kent with spare seats.

Shame Jones and honey bros not there this year
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They're not?


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Heading up Saturday from Kent with spare seats.

Shame Jones and honey bros not there this year

Have you got this confused with the show this weekend in thetford will?


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