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2016 Grown in Britain Week

Dates released for GiB week 2016!

 The dates of this year’s 2016 Grown in Britain week will be the 10th – 16th October.

 Grown in Britain Week is:

“A national celebration of wood and the amazing places and people that bring this fantastic material into our lives”

This year Grown in Britain has announced several new themed days to help supporters and partners make the most of the week of celebration

Monday – Launch event and Timber in Construction Day

Tuesday – Social Enterprise Day – making our local woodlands work

Wednesday – Education Day – from young people to professional development

Thursday – Woodfuel Day – including the National Woodfuel Conference

Friday – Furniture Day – celebrating beautiful products made for home-grown wood

Saturday – Show and Tell Day – a day for woods, forests and wood using businesses to open their doors to their supply chains, customers and communities

Sunday – Connection day – time to enjoy our fantastic woods and forests



There will be a range of Grown in Britain partners and supporters, hosting events all over the UK and throughout the week.

If you’re planning your own event for the Grown in Britain week please do get in touch, we’d love to hear about it and build it into our communications plan.

Keep visiting the Grown in Britain website and twitter page for regular updates on what will be taking place!

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