Archive for March, 2015

Planting a New Hedge | 25th Mar, 2015

For many woodland owners especially those with ancient woodlands, our hedges are our boundaries. They may have been planted 100’s of years ago, some still managed as hedges, having been layed, pollarded or coppiced many times, others are unrecognisable as a hedge, more a line of full grown trees which is what all hedges aspire to be eventually!

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March 2015 Newsletter | 02nd Mar, 2015

Mar2015coverIt’s officially spring and the March newsletter has news of new DEFRA forestry grants, instructions on how to make a sturdy bushcraft bed, and an appreciation of the work of the late Oliver Rackham.

Woodfairs 2015 | 02nd Mar, 2015

Together with Woodlands.co.uk, the SWOG team will be attending Woodfest Wales, Treefest and Bentley.

South Downs Show and Hampshire Woodfair 15–16 August 2015
Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Hampshire
www.southdownsshow.co.uk

Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum 29–31 August 2015
Tetbury, Gloucestershire
www.forestry.gov.uk

Stock Gaylard Oak Fair 29–30 August 2015
Sturminster Newton, Dorset
www.stockgaylard.com

National Forest Woodfair 31 August 2015
Beacon Hill Country Park, Leicestershire (early bird ticket discount until 5 May)
www.nationalforest.org

Wychwood Forest Fair 6 September 2015
Charlbury, Oxfordshire
www.wychwoodproject.org

Confor Woodland Show 10–11 September 2015
Longleat Estate, Wiltshire
www.confor.org.uk

European Woodworking Show 12–13 September 2015
Cressing Temple Barns, Essex
www.europeanwoodworkingshow.eu.

Bentley Weald 20th Anniversary Woodfair 18–20 September 2015
Lewes, East Sussex
www.bentley.org.uk/events

Surrey Hills Woodfair 3–4 October 2015
Birtley House, Bramley
www.surreyhills.org

Cranborne Chase Woodfair 3–4 October 2015,
Fordingbridge, Hampshire
www.woodfair.org

Belmont Woodfest  10 -11 October 2015
Belmont House, Throwley, Faversham, Kent ME13 0HH
http://www.belmont-house.org/events/

Peebles Wood Market 24–25 October 2015
Tweed Green & Community Hall, Peebles, Scottish Borders)
www.forest-festival.com/wood-market

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