• Tree Charter Artists – Grafting Histories

    Christine Mackey, one of eight Tree Charter artists in residence around the UK, explains how her project will explore how communities in Northern Ireland interact with trees and each other through woodland. “I would like to find out how the local communities actively use the different woodland landscapes today, inviting them to share both their personal […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Treefolds

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Rob and Harriet Fraser, who have been working with the Tree Charter […]

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  • Seeing the woods and the trees as part of Heritage Open Days

    England’s largest festival of heritage and culture returns this September (7-10) with thousands of FREE events. Nationally coordinated but locally run by an army of volunteers, Heritage Open Days offers people the chance to see hidden places, try out new experiences and learn new things; all of which are FREE to explore. And this year […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists – Kurt Jackson, The Thorn

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Kurt Jackson, who is exploring the Nature and Protection Principles whilst working […]

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  • The future takes root

    Each year great writers and thinkers from across the UK and beyond descend on Hay-on-Wye for a festival of ideas that inspires thousands of visitors and sends ripples out across the literary world. The Charter for Trees, Woods and People was one of the ‘big ideas’ under scrutiny by experts and intellectuals at this year’s […]

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  • Tree Charter Artists: The Boardwalk

    As part of the Tree Charter arts programme, there will be 8 artists in residence around the UK across the summer of 2017. Each week we will have a blog focussing in on one aspect of the arts programme. This blog is about Clementine Blakemore, who is working with the Kingcombe Centre in Dorset. She […]

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  • Ranton Diamond Wood Family Fun Day

    On Saturday 8th to mark the five year anniversary of July Ranton Diamond Jubilee Wood, its gates were opened to the public with plenty of fun and free activities to partake in for all the family. Robert Daulby, Charter Champion Support Intern for the Tree Charter, attended this event to help drive engagement with the […]

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  • Eco Festival Fun

    Diana Newson from the Streetly Methodist Church  writes about the exciting goings on this summer around their community in Sutton Coldfield. At Streetly Methodist Church we are looking forward to the launch of the Tree Charter this November. Last November we planted a tree in the National Forest to celebrate becoming an Eco Church. One […]

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  • The Memory of Trees Conference

    This blog is re-blogged from Anna Burton’s website, and describes the Memory of Trees conference in Liverpool on the 20th April. You can visit Anna’s blog page ‘narratives and knotholes’ to read more.   Posted on May 2, 2017May 2, 2017 by annaelizabethburton ‘The Memory of Trees’ one-day conference took place at the University of Liverpool […]

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  • Lonely Tree- Tree Charter Youth Workshops

    In late 2016 to early 2017, we ran workshops in partnership with Lyrix Organix, to engage young people with artistic expressions of trees. Last week’s blog covered the Tree Charter EP. Below is another of the pieces produced as a result of the Tree Charter youth champion bursaries, a gorgeous video by one of the […]

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