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Training and events » Event Calendar

Small Woods offer an array of events throughout the year. They range from online talks, workshops and seminars to visits to members woodlands, networking events and meet and greets at shows across the UK. The full range of upcoming events can be found in the course calendar below with categories as follows:

Members Woodlands: These events are where members are given the opportunity to visit other members woodlands across the UK to have a walk around, network and to share knowledge and experience.

Online Events: A series of online talks, workshops and seminars covering a broad range of topics.

Meet and Greets: We attend shows across the UK and offer members the opportunity to come and meet us in person or, if you are interested, help out on our stand!

18th - 21st July 2022 The Royal Welsh Show

10th - 11th September Surrey Hills Wood Fair

WoodsMeet:  These are currently online and provide an opportunity for members and the woodland management team at Small Woods to meet, network and exchange views as well as  input thoughts about the wider work being done by the association on members behalf. From this year these will also include a regular Plant Health Update from members of the Forestry Commissions Plant Health team.

2022 Woodsmeets:

Summer: 18th June 11am-12pm Online

Christmas: 9th December 11am-12pm Online

Spring Events:

Spring has started to arrive! and we have a great programme of events lined up with a combination of live member woodland walks, visits and networking events as well as online talks. We will also (hopefully) be back at shows and other events where you can come along and meet us. 

For more information about any of our events or to book a place, please email the office or call 01952 432769. 

If it is an online event, we will email you the day before with a Zoom link. Please note, we cannot guarantee that you will receive the invite if you have not booked a place before 4pm on the day before the event takes place. 

Rollins Wood: Members Woodland Visit

: 11 Jun 2022 - 11 Jun 2022

: Rollins Wood, near Stockport 11am - 1pm

Rollins Wood is a 7.5-acre community-owned woodland in Marple Bridge, Stockport. Originally two grazing fields, it had been little used in recent years and had become an overgrown wildlife haven.

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Summer Woodsmeet

: 18 Jun 2022 - 18 Jun 2022

: Online 11am - 12pm

Come along to our 'new look' Woodsmeet and network with other woodland owners as well as having the opportunity to find out what SWA are up to and how you can contribute. This year we are also including a plant health update which is being introduced by the Forestry Commission Biosecurity Team.

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Whitethorn Bank: Members Woodland Visit

: 25 Jun 2022 - 25 Jun 2022

: Whitethorn Bank, Worcester 10am start

Whitethorn Bank lies a couple of miles west of the City of Worcester. It is 7.5acres of broadleaf woodland with a 0.5acre pond and is managed by Graham and Ann Hill with nature in mind. Although small, there are 27 Veteran Trees on site, mostly around the boundaries, which have not changed since the Tithe Map was drawn up 200 years ago. When the woodland was purchased in 1997, they didn’t have any particular plans for it, except to keep it as a place for nature, at that time a good deal of it was infested with common nettles, it was difficult to just walk around it without getting stung.

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Warren Woods: Members Woodland Visit

: 16 Jul 2022 - 16 Jul 2022

: The Woodland Skills Centre, Denbighshire 10am - 3:30pm

The Warren Woods is a privately-owned 50 acre woodland in Denbighshire in north-east Wales situated in the heart of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB. The land was bought in 3 adjoining lots about 40 years ago.

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Courses
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Rustic Chair Making

  • The Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, TF8 7DR
  • 18 Jun 2022 - 19 Jun 2022
Learn how to make a unique Rustic Chair out of hazel rods, with a woven seat. more...

Events
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Rollins Wood: Members Woodland Visit

  • Rollins Wood, near Stockport 11am - 1pm
  • 11 Jun 2022 - 11 Jun 2022
Rollins Wood is a 7.5-acre community-owned woodland in Marple Bridge, Stockport. Originally two grazing fields, it had been little used in recent years and had become an overgrown wildlife haven. Read More...