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Tuesday, 12th June 2018

Forest Holidays proudly supports the inaugural National Forest Timber Festival

Long-term supporter of the National Forest, Forest Holidays will be supporting the first Timber Festival as a principle partner.

Tuesday, 10th April 2018

Ecotricity to support the development of the National Forest through new partnership

Britain's greenest energy company, Ecotricity, is joining forces with the National Forest Company to support the development of England's first large-scale forest to be created in a thousand years and encourage people to switch to green energy.

Wednesday, 21st March 2018

New National Forest Festival 'Timber' reveals Experiences, Premieres, and Line-Up with 4 months to go

Major new festival exploring the transformative impact of forests has revealed the programme of artists, performers and areas festival-goers will adventure through for its inaugural edition this July. Highlights include the world premiere of Seek, Find, Speak, the outdoor theatre companion to The Lost Words, music headliners Jane Weaver and This Is The Kit, a keynote address from Stuart Maconie, the English festival premiere of Jony Easterby’s new interactive performance Tree and Wood, and the greenfield festival premiere of Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon.

Tuesday, 13th March 2018

New National Forest Festival 'Timber' first wave programme

Major new festival exploring the transformative impact of forests has started to reveal its programme of artists, performers and areas festival-goers will adventure through for its inaugural edition this July. Highlights include music headliners Jane Weaver and This Is The Kit, a keynote address from Stuart Maconie, the English festival premiere of Jony Easterby’s new interactive performance Tree and Wood, and the greenfield festival premiere of Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon.

Monday, 12th February 2018

New e-bike holiday company signs up to support the National Forest

A new e-bike holiday company, recently opened in the National Forest, is the latest business to sign up to the National Forest Company’s ‘forestlife’ campaign.

Tuesday, 12th December 2017

Visitor numbers top 8 million for the first time

New research reveals that nearly 8.2 million visitors came to the National Forest in 2016, and that tourism spend has now reached £395.2m, sustaining 4,849 FTE jobs.

Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Forest Holidays team work out in the National Forest

Team members from Forest Holidays, one of the National Forest Company’s partner organisations, spent the day out in the National Forest recently, helping with woodland management tasks and finding out about how communities are helping to manage their local woodlands.

Friday, 3rd November 2017

Charnwood Forest awarded National Lottery support

Charnwood Forest has been successful in a £2.75m grant bid for initial support by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) through its Landscape Partnership (LP) programme, it was announced today.

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

Brand new festival 'Timber' launches in the National Forest

An international forest festival exploring the transformative impact of forests, Timber is an extraordinary new festival where music, art, philosophy and sustainability will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental projects.

Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Green growth in The National Forest - Tourism Growth Plan for the Forest targets 700 new jobs over next ten years

Ambitious plans to drive continued growth in the tourism sector were launched in The National Forest this week.

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