OneOak talk at ArtWeek on Saturday 15th

SYLVA CEO Gabriel Hemery is talking about the OneOak project on Saturday 15th May at 11am, at Philip Koomen’s workshop at Checkendon as part of Oxfordshire ArtWeek. In his talk entitled The story of the One Oak, Gabriel will explain the inspirations behind the project and highlight stories that have emerged during its dramatic first…

Going with the grain

Furniture designer and maker Philip Koomen is featured in the Oxford Times Oxfordshire Limited Edition magazine in the May issue.  Philip is one of our main advisors in the OneOak project. The article celebrates Philip’s work and promotes his forthcoming Arts Week Exhibition at his workshops in Checkendon.  Our CEO Gabriel Hemery will be giving…

The secret world of the OneOak mosses

Moss expert or Bryologist Jacqueline Wright collected moss samples from the OneOak tree on the day that it was felled.  Jacqueline volunteers for Shotover Wildlife which is a voluntary organisation founded to research and communicate the importance of Shotover Hill for wildlife. Jacqueline has written the following article for the OneOak project. Green Fuzz! Mosses…