Forestry Commission Events

A calendar of online and face-to-face events, and details of shows and exhibitions we will be attending.

Applies to England


We attend a range of events to meet customers and give advice and guidance on planting woodland. We also hold face-to-face and online training events and webinars on specific grant schemes and areas of forestry, that we encourage people to sign up to in advance.

We’ll update this page regularly with new events.

Upcoming events

Event             Date, time and location  Details         Recording available after
Low Carbon Agri Show 7 March 2024, Warwickshire Join the Forestry Commission on stand 212 to learn more about how creating woodlands can help tackle the effects of climate change. Register for your ticket to the Low Carbon Agri Show. No
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Tree Summit 13 March 2024, West Midlands Join us to hear about national and regional policy approach to woodland, different funding sources, and examples of woodland projects across the area. Book WMCA Tree Summit. No
Woodland Creation Clinic 14 March 2024, Suffolk Workshop for farmers and landowners focusing on the business benefits of woodland creation. Come and chat to us 1 to 1 at the Woodland Creation Clinic. No
East Anglian Game & Country Fair 27 to 28 April 2024, Suffolk We’ll be on hand to discuss woodland creation, woodland and deer management and the benefits of woodland on your farm and the grants and incentives available. Read more about the Game & Country Fair. No
Essex Young Farmers Show 19 May 2024, Essex We will be joined by Thames Chase Community Forest and Essex County Council to discuss trees and woodland creation, woodland and deer management and the benefits of woodland Book Essex Young Farmers Show. No
Great Yorkshire Show 9 to 12 July 2024, North Yorkshire Join us in the Forestry Area at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show. Staff will be on hand to discuss wood creation, management, tree health and the grants and support available for farmers and landowners. No
Tendring Show 13 July 2024, Suffolk Chat to us about woodland creation and the benefits of woodland on your farm and the grants and incentives available. Book Tendring Show No

Previous events

Event             Date and time            Details               Recording
HS2 Woodland Fund: webinar hosted by the Forestry Commission 8 November 2023 Funding information to support native woodland creation or the restoration of Plantations on Ancient Woodland sites. Watch the recording
Ash dieback and the Tree Health Pilot: webinar hosted by the Forestry Commission 23 June 2023 This webinar explains about the ash dieback grant offer within the Tree Health Pilot. Watch the recording
Societal benefits of trees, woods and forests in England: webinar hosted by the Forest Research 10 May 2023 This webinar looks at work by the Society and Environment Research Group on the societal benefits of trees, woods, and forests, primarily focusing on England. Watch the recording
Red Squirrels and forestry operations: webinar hosted by the Forestry Commission March 2023 This webinar offers advice on how to plan and carry out forest operations in woodlands to minimise the possible impacts on red squirrels. Watch the recording

You can search our YouTube channel for previous recorded events.

Published 17 November 2022
Last updated 29 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. Added Tendring Show and Essex Young Farmers' Show.

  2. Added Woodland Creation Clinic and East Anglian Game & Country Fair.

  3. Past events removed.

  4. Added West Midlands Combined Authority 13 March.

  5. Added NFU Conference (NFU24) 20-22 February.

  6. Removed past events.

  7. Added event details for Rootstock Conference (14 February) and Great Yorkshire Show (9 July).

  8. Added new events for 6, 8, 13 and 15 February.

  9. Added the 'Grow your business' event for 7 February.

  10. Added 3 events: 24 January, 6 and 20 February 2024.

  11. Added 2 events: 15 January 2024 and 1 February 2024.

  12. Removed past events and added the Project WIDGET event on 24 and 30 January 2024.

  13. Added CLA roadshow events 11 - 14 December.

  14. Added a video link to the HS2 Woodland Fund webinar.

  15. Added new events in December.

  16. New events added

  17. Updated with new events

  18. New events added

  19. More events added

  20. Added an event

  21. Added further events

  22. Added events in August and September

  23. Added a new event

  24. Added a show

  25. Updated with two new events in July

  26. Updated to reflect events in June and July 2023

  27. Updated to reflect events in April, May and June 2023

  28. New events added for February and March 2023.

  29. First published.