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Forest’s logo now protected

July 31, 2013 – 8:42 am |

The Forest of Marston Vale’s logo, that slim but clearly strong chap, who has carried a large tree above his head for over twenty years,  is now a protected trade mark, registered with the Intellectual Property …

Woodworks! music line-up confirmed

July 24, 2013 – 4:44 pm |

You have to be at Woodworks! For both days if you can.
The woody and tree and countryside things will be brilliant (obviously) but for the musos out there, especially those who like a little Folk …

A walkaway success

July 18, 2013 – 1:52 pm |

An incredible 80 people, and 70 dogs basked in the sunshine this Wednesday evening, for our Waggy Woodland Walk, finishing with a well deserved BBQ. Massive thank you to Lesley Bailey and her team at …

Grown in Britain

July 17, 2013 – 5:28 pm |

A national initiative is bringing  together everyone who values our forests, woods and trees and the products we can make from the wood they produce. ‘Grown in Britain’ is an incredibly positive movement that is bringing …

Sunshine for Symphonia

July 11, 2013 – 3:34 pm | Comments Off

A massive thank you to everyone who attended Symphonia last weekend, as British Summertime finally began! Symphonia Academica provided stunning musical accompaniment to the summer’s evening; with anecdotes and fascinating information about the pieces and …

The Folly Express

July 10, 2013 – 3:16 pm |

After the success of our guided walk around some of the Green Gateway sites this week, we would be delighted if you would join us for a walk from the Forest Centre to Lidlington and …

Walking in the Gateway

July 10, 2013 – 9:37 am |

Sometimes when you choose a date for a guided walk, months in advance, you strike gold; and this was one of those times. Last evening I led a guided walk from Potters Cross in Wootton …

Woodworks! 2013 – 7 & 8 September

July 9, 2013 – 12:01 pm | 4 Comments

It’s most definitely that time of year. Yes – holidays, end of term, sun block and ice cream… but what I was really thinking was Woodworks!
It may seem a bit premature, but summer holidays zip by …

Beautiful weather, beautiful butterflies

July 4, 2013 – 9:30 am |

Despite having pretty poor weather earlier in the week for Kites and Windsocks, the second we had an indoor session it was gloriously sunny! But the sunshine ended up serving as an inspiration for the …

Explore the Green Gateway on Tuesday evening

July 3, 2013 – 4:34 pm |

Fancy an evening stroll around a new woodland in the Forest? If so, please join us on Tuesday evening at 7pm in Wootton.
We will walk around several of the new woodlands of the Green Gateway …



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