Open Day 2022

posted on April 26, 2022
Artweeks 2022

Artweeks 2022 at the Sylva Wood Centre

We are delighted to open the Sylva Wood Centre to visitors once more during Oxfordshire Artweeks.

We are open for 14/15 May from 10am-5pm.

Come and see the craftspeople at work in our Wood Centre and learn about their businesses; visit the Wood School to find out about our courses and see our students’ projects. There is also the opportunity to join the Trees, Timber and Teas event (link) and see the living history society, Wulfheodenas in action at our reconstructed Anglo-Saxon House of Wessex.

Free parking and Free entry to all venues.

Special event: Trees, timber and tea: woodland walk and tea tasting

Join us for a multi-sensory look at some ways that trees make our life richer and how we can support this extraordinary life-form.
Tickets £24. Booking essential


Find us on the Oxfordshire Artweeks website

COVID-19: we will be following government advice to ensure the safety of visitors – many of our spaces are large and well-ventilated. Handwashing and sterilising stations will be provided.


Artweeks 2022 map

Artweeks 2022 map

Artweeks 2022

Artweeks 2022 at the Sylva Wood Centre

Comments (0)

Artweeks at the Sylva Wood Centre

posted on April 26, 2018

We’re looking forward to opening the doors to the Sylva Wood Centre during Oxfordshire Artweeks. This year we will be open from 10am to 5pm on the weekends of 19/20 and 26/27/28 May.

Artweeks at the Sylva Wood Centre

Artweeks at the Sylva Wood Centre

The Sylva Wood Centre in Long Wittenham is a community of small businesses and woodworking professionals who design or make in wood and related crafts, run by Sylva Foundation. Meet the resident designers alongside invited craftspeople, and marvel at the fine furniture, unique woodcarving, traditional wooden boats, small pieces in beautiful woods, original soft furnishing, outdoor furniture, screens and buildings in oak, prints and pieces made in mixed media combining wood, metal, resin and textiles.

Meet the makers, tour their workshops, buy gift vouchers for craft courses, and buy or commission individual pieces. Watch live demonstrations during the day, and enjoy the pop-up HardWood Café. Visitors can take a stroll outside in the developing Future Forest and Community Orchard.

Oxfordshire ArtWeeks

Oxfordshire ArtWeeks

For more details about our group exhibition, and to explore a veritable colony of other wonderful galleries nearby in Oxfordshire, visit Oxfordshire Artweeks.

Comments (0)

Your invitation to Artweeks 2017 at Sylva Wood Centre

posted on April 27, 2017


6 – 14 May

11am-6pm weekends
11am-4pm weekdays

closed Wednesday 10th

Long Wittenham, OX14 4QT


Stunning fine furniture
Environmental art
Bespoke items for your home and garden
Live demonstrations and workshops
Children’s area and activities
Food and drink (weekends only)
Enjoy the new Future Forest and Community Orchard
Meet the beekeepers
And more . . .


If you would like to print a poster to help us advertise the event please download it here. Thank you!


Category: Announcements, events, WOOD

Comments (0)

Out of the Wood Christmas art weekend

posted on November 17, 2016

This year we’re opening the Sylva Wood Centre for our first ever Christmas art weekend.

Christmas artsweekend at the Sylva Wood Centre

19th & 20th November 2016
10am – 4pm

Original gifts in wood for Christmas from our unique community of designer-makers.

find out more

find out more

  • Small pieces in beautiful woods
  • Unique soft furnishings
  • Woodcarving
  • Garden furniture, screens and outdoor buildings in oak
  • Tree photography
  • Gifts in mixed media combining wood, metal, resin and textiles.
  • See makers at work, buy gift vouchers for short and long courses in woodworking and soft-furnishing making.

Children’s activities.

Hot drinks and cakes on sale.

How to find us

Comments (2)

ArtWeeks 2016

posted on May 25, 2016

Oxfordshire Artweeks 2016 at the Sylva Wood Centre was a great success, attracting about 1000 visitors during the nine days, plus a day dedicated for local schools to visit.

We had many very positive comments about the future development of the site and the work of the charity. We launched two regular giving schemes connected to plans for start improving the local landscape: a community orchard cropshare scheme, and Future Forest Friends scheme.

We are grateful to all the exhibitors for their time and contributions. Also to the Woodland Trust for the Wandering Tree, which wowed visitors and introduced the Tree Charter.

Here are a few images taken during ArtWeeks 2016.

Comments (0)

ArtWeeks at the Sylva Wood Centre

posted on May 1, 2016
Oxfordshire ArtWeeks

Sylva Wood Centre at Oxfordshire ArtWeeks 2016

It’s just two weeks to go until we open the doors of the Sylva Wood Centre for Oxfordshire ArtWeeks.

Following the inaugural opening of the Wood Centre last year, for 2016 we will be showcasing even more tree and wood-focussed arts and craft to fascinate and delight members of the public.

We are open every day from 14-22 May from 11am-5pm, except Weds 18th when we are closed to allow school visits. Entry is free.

Address (for SatNavs navigate 100m west of result):

Sylva Wood Centre, Little Wittenham Road, Long Wittenham
OX14 4QT

All businesses we host at the Wood Centre will be exhibiting — including outdoor furniture, fine furniture, upholstery, woodworking masterclasses and more — plus we have some great invited artists including photography and art. We will also have the Tree Charter Wandering Tree onsite, where you can pose for a photo. During weekends we will have tasty food and drink for sale. You can see the full list of artists and find out more in our ArtWeeks online gallery here.

We will also be launching two exciting schemes to allow everyone to support local tree planting by getting actively involved in a Community Cropshare Orchard, and a Future Forest.

Finally, we have a few tickets remaining to our inaugural WoodWords­­™ literary event on the evening of Saturday 14th. Book now to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to welcoming you.





Comments (1)