Due to Covid-19, we have reduced personnel at the offices of the Sylva Foundation and our premises at the Sylva Wood Centre. Emails and phone messages are being checked but please allow a little longer than usual to receive a response.
Please do not arrange a formal visit without first checking with us. Members of the public are free to enjoy our network of permitted paths through the Future Forest as usual.

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

Box making evening course
Tues, 28 September 2021

Introduction to the dovetail joint
Sat, 9 October 2021

Paddle making
Sat, 16 October 2021

Stool making
Sat, 23 October 2021

Knife skills and whittling
Sun, 7 November 2021

Advanced stool making
Sat, 13 November 2021

Greenwood Stool making experience
Sat, 20 November 2021

Greenwood Stool making experience
Sun, 21 November 2021

Sharpening and hand-planing
Sat, 4 December 2021

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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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