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Friday, 13th December 2013

Date Fixed for Tenth Anniversary National Forest Wood Fair

On Monday 25 August 2014 the stage will be set at Beacon Hill Country Park, near Woodhouse Eaves in Leicestershire, for the tenth anniversary National Forest Wood Fair. The event has been a regular feature of the summer calendar since 2005, and is now established as the top regional event celebrating The National Forest and everything to do with trees, timber and woodland.

Monday, 11th November 2013

National Forest Company Launches New Woodland Management Programme

The National Forest Company (NFC) is encouraging landowners to look after their woods with the help of a new woodland management programme, including a new grant scheme to help with the work.

Tuesday, 13th August 2013

Know your Adze from your Bandsaw: Woodworking Masterclasses at the National Forest Wood Fair

A series of woodworking masterclasses will entertain visitors to the National Forest Wood Fair on Monday 26 August at Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire.

Thursday, 1st August 2013

Discover the Artist in you at the National Forest Wood Fair- Free Woodland Cartoon Drawing Sessions in The National Forest Marquee

Local cartoonist Andy Gilbert will be in The National Forest marquee at the National Forest Wood Fair on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, encouraging Wood Fair visitors to try their hand at drawing cartoons of woodland animals.

Wednesday, 10th July 2013

Hotting up for The National Forest Wood Fair

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair, one of the most popular country events in the Midlands. Held in the stunning setting of Beacon Hill Country Park in Leicestershire, on the south eastern tip of The National Forest, over 100 exhibitors and demonstrators will be gathered on Monday 26 August for a wonderful day filled with trees, timber and all things related to woodlands and timber industries.

Friday, 21st June 2013

Stay Over for a Bank Holiday Short Break and Enjoy The National Forest Wood Fair

The last two Bank Holidays this year have been quite spectacular. Make sure you make the most of the last hoorah of the summer by booking a National Forest Wood Fair Short Break over the August Bank Holiday.

Monday, 3rd June 2013

Discounted advance National Forest Wood Fair tickets now available to purchase

Advance tickets are now on sale for the National Forest Wood Fair. With 20% discount on the gate prices, book in advance and get a fantastic family day out for just 20.

Wednesday, 27th March 2013

BBC TV's Rob Penn to speak at first Friends of The National Forest event

TV personality and woodsman Rob Penn (BBC 4 'Tales from the Wild Wood') is coming to The National Forest to speak at the very first Friends of The National Forest event on Saturday 13 April.

Thursday, 21st March 2013

Making Woods Work: The National Forest Launches New Wood Products and Services Website

A new online market place for buyers and sellers of woodland related services and wood products has been set up by the National Forest Company (NFC).

Thursday, 31st January 2013

The National Forest Company's initial response to the Government Forestry and Woodlands Policy Statement

This statement includes the Government's response to the Independent Panel on Forestry, set up after the consultation on the public forestry estate which ended in massive opposition for any 'sell off' of the public forest. Its publication seems to mark the calming, at least, of a pretty turbulent time in forestry policy for England.