In October we were lucky enough to visit the beautiful Westonbirt Arboretum, where we participated in two workshops within the forest itself, as well as taking a walk along their spectacular treetop walkway. During our evolution and adaptation session we learned about how plants have evolved since the world began and developed our understanding of adaptation – by using pairs of socks! The natural sculpture workshop gave us the opportunity to look at the forest around us with an artist’s eye and we then used natural materials to create artwork inspired by what we saw. Our tour guides were incredibly knowledgeable and told us all about the woods, showing us the types of trees dinosaurs would have eaten, a seed pod which looked like an alien and fairy tale toadstools. It was a tree-mendous day and we learned so much.