Tuesday, 1st September 2015
It may have been wet but it definitely wasn’t a washout at the National Forest Wood Fair at Beacon Hill Country Park on Monday. Visitors turned out in their thousands for this popular event, an annual celebration of The National Forest and all things tree and timber related.
Wednesday, 19th August 2015
Swadlincote man Brian Corten has developed a niche business producing shepherd’s huts using timber sourced from within The National Forest. Based in The National Forest, he will taking one of his stylish huts to display at the National Forest Wood Fair on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Tuesday, 18th August 2015
Edward Argar, Member of Parliament for Charnwood, met with John Everitt, Chief Executive of the National Forest Company, to discuss opportunities and future development of The National Forest as it reaches its quarter century next year.
Thursday, 13th August 2015
Visitors to this year’s National Forest Wood Fair are being urged to recycle any unwanted plastic garden pots and trade them in for new, biodegradable Grow Pots.
Friday, 7th August 2015
Expect some riveting tales from the wagon trains of the Wild West when wheelwright Phill Gregson returns to give a masterclass at the National Forest Wood Fair, on Bank Holiday Monday 31 August.
Friday, 26th June 2015
Vitax, sponsor of this year’s National Forest Wood Fair, is urging schools within The National Forest catchment area to ensure their entries to its ‘School in a Garden’ drawing competition arrive in time as the deadline fast approaches.
Friday, 19th June 2015
The sponsor of the National Forest Wood Fair has launched a drawing competition for schools within The National Forest catchment area in a bid to get them more involved in the event this August Bank Holiday.
Wednesday, 17th June 2015
Treat your Dad to a great Father's Day out in The National Forest this year (21 June). Forest attractions are laying on activities to give Dad the best day, whatever his interest.
Thursday, 28th May 2015
For the first time ever, the organisers of the National Forest Wood Fair are offering an extra 'early bird' discount for visitors who buy tickets in advance – but you only have until midnight on Sunday 31 May to grab one third off the gate price.
Wednesday, 13th May 2015
The National Forest Company is delighted to announce that Vitax - one of the UK’s leading specialists in the manufacture of garden and horticulture products - has confirmed its sponsorship of the National Forest Wood Fair for 2015.