We hosted a fabulous WoodWords 2018 event at the Sylva Wood Centre last week. Thanks to the generosity of the authors, who freely gave their time to support the event, and the one hundred or so ticket purchasers, we raised some very welcome income for the charity.
“Sometimes you have to check,” writes Ruth Pavey in her book, A Wood of One’s Own, “just in case life means you to do a somersault.” Join us at WoodWords 2018 to hear about her own modest upheaval – buying a piece of land at auction on the Somerset Levels, with a view to creating a new woodland.
BBC Countryfile described Neil Ansell’ s book, The Last Wilderness, as: ‘A gem of a book, an extraordinary tale. Ansell’s rich prose will transport you to a real life Narnian world that C.S.Lewis would have envied. Find your deepest, most comfortable armchair and get away from it all’. Neil Ansell is one of five top…
In his latest book Around the World in 80 Trees Jonathan Drori CBE — trustee of the Eden Project, Ambassador for the WWF and former trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew — uses plant science to illustrate how trees play a role in every part of human life; from the romantic to the regrettable to the downright ridiculous.
Dr Fiona Stafford is one of five top environmental authors talking about their books at our unique WoodWords 2018 literary evening on 24th May. Tickets are still available.
Thursday 24th May, 6:30 – 9:30pm SYLVA WOOD CENTRE, OXFORDSHIRE, OX14 4QT WoodWords 2018 brings together five authors who share a passion for trees and the environment, and a common fascination in our relationships with nature. At this, our second WoodWords literary evening, they will tell the stories behind their latest books – splinters and…
The very first WoodWords™ event at Sylva Wood Centre last weekend was sold out! 150 people were inspired by our enthralling speakers, all of whom passionate advocates for trees, woodland and the process of making in wood.
Tickets are still available to this exciting event: the inaugural WoodWords™ literary evening. Listen to and meet authors Richard Fortey, Gabriel Hemery, Rob Penn and Paul Sellers. Book now to avoid disappointment.