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National Forest Wood Fair tickets now on sale

Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Woodfair Tickets now available for sale

Tickets for this year’s National Forest Wood Fair are now on sale: buy in advance and save 20% of the admission charge on the day.

This year sees the tenth anniversary year of the National Forest Wood Fair and over 100 demonstrators and exhibitors will be at the event on Bank Holiday Monday 25 August. There will be a packed programme of have-a-go activities, demonstrations of woodland crafts and timber machinery and loads of lovely items to buy made from sustainably sourced wood.

It’s a great day out for all the family and perfect for those who love trees and woodlands. Held in the stunning setting of Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, visitors to the Wood Fair will enjoy wonderful views over the growing National Forest.

Expert woodturners, sculptors and greenwood craftworkers share their tips in a series of woodworking masterclasses. The Forest Food Festival offers forest-inspired cookery demonstrations and an array of delicious locally-sourced food and drink on sale throughout the day.

Richard Drakeley, Tourism Development and Promotions Officer for the National Forest Company, said: “This tenth anniversary Wood Fair is going to be really something! We have a great range of exhibitors and by booking online in advance visitors can save money: where else can you get a day out for a family for just £20?”

Tickets on the day will cost £9 (adult), £6 (concession), family £25.00 (two adults and up to three concessions). Buy in advance online at and save 20%: get a family day out for £20.

The National Forest Wood Fair is organised by the National Forest Company in partnership with Leicestershire County Council, and supported by local business Coalville-based Vitax, one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products.  The National Forest Wood Fair takes place at Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, just five minutes from the M1 motorway, junctions 22 and 23.

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