Sylva is an environmental charity helping trees and people grow together.

We work across Britain and are active under four main programmes: science, education, forestry and wood.

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Wood Centre courses

Make a Canoe Paddle
Saturday, April 27, 2019

Guitar Maintenance & Repair
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Timber-Framing and Raising - 3 July
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Timber-Framing and Raising - 4 July
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Timber-Framing and Raising - 5 July
Friday, July 5, 2019

Timber-Framing and Raising - 6 July
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Timber-Framing and Raising - 7 July
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Traditional thatching course
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Traditional thatching course
Monday, August 12, 2019

Traditional thatching course
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Traditional thatching course
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Spoon Carving two-day course
Saturday, August 31, 2019

Knife skills and whittling
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Spoon carving taster day
Sunday, October 6, 2019

Make a Canoe Paddle
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Greenwood Stool Making
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Greenwood Stool Making
Sunday, October 27, 2019

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Please consider giving to one of our campaigns, or perhaps giving regularly to our charitable work.

We welcome enquiries from individuals interested in discussing legacies or major gifts.

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