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Grown in Britain Week

Details of Grown in Britain Week 2018 will appear here as the programme builds. If you want to get involved and help celebrate our trees woods and forests and the amazing products they produce, please contact laura@growninbritain.org

This is what happened in 2017:

9-15th October 2017 

Join us in celebrating great British wood during this year’s Grown in Britain Week. Scroll down for supporter packs.

Whether you’re involved in an architectural practice or a community forest, or working for a major construction contractor, a retailer, a charity or wildlife organisation, wherever you are you can help us celebrate Great British Wood during Grown in Britain Week.  We have special promotional packs available for our industry partners, licence holders and registered supporters.  Here are a few additional ideas: 

Get snapping with your ‘phone camera and Tweet @GrowninBritain with your pictures of British forests and wildlife

Ask for British-grown timber for building projects: licensed Grown in Britain timber products are available in the construction sector. 

Make your staff, customers, colleagues or supporters aware of your commitment to supporting the use of British-grown wood. 

Make local schools aware of Grown in Britain Week and the resources available to them from our partner organisation, Forests for the Future

Get out there and enjoy our forests and woodlands with family, friends and colleagues. 

 

Promotion Packs for Supporters & Industry Partners

Registered Supporters (whose logos appear on our Partners page):  please click here to download a Supporters Pack. 

Builders’ Merchants:  Merchant members of the Builders’ Merchants Federation can click here to access our Builders’ Merchant Partners Pack 

Joinery Producers:  Manufacturing members of the British Woodworking Federation can click here to access our Joinery Sector Partners Pack.

Events in Grown in Britain Week

What

When

Details

Small Woods Association Skills Share and AGM

8th October 2017

Small Woods annual member AGM meeting. For more detail see here

The Impact of Grey Squirrel Damage

A Seminar and Woodland Inspection

10th October 2017

ESI will be examining two neighbouring woods on the impact of grey squirrel damage. For more details see here

Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan Workshop

11th October 2017

Workshop to develop action plan to mitigate effects of climate changes. Invitation only.

Doddington North Forest

11th October 2017

Public meeting on proposed new Doddington North forest, The Cheviot Centre, High Street, Wooler, Northumberland, 2-6pm

Adding value to woodland – A conference on woodland management for landowners

12th October 2017

A one-day conference providing informative, practical guidance with a focus on adding value. To book a place at the conference click here

English Woodlands Timber

13th October 2017

Event for joinery producers and fine furniture makers – come along and find out more about British-grown timber species. Click for details

Launch of British-grown timber window

12th October 2017 10.30-11am

Launch of British-grown timber windows exemplars by Grown in Britain & British Woodworking Federation at Timber Expo stand T445

Charltons Gates and Fencing

9th-15th October 2017

For the whole of Grown in Britain, licence holder Charltons are offering 12.5% off their rustic sleepers! For more details see here

Winds of Change Weekend

14th & 15th October 2017

Herefordshire wood-craftspeople celebrating their heritage skills. For details see here

Delamere Logs

9th-15th October 2017

An autumn offer of a full load of 2.6m3 fully seasoned, Woodsure and Grown in Britain accredited firewood including 10 nets of free kindling