helping trees & people grow together

Sylva is an environmental charity working across Britain to help forests thrive - for people and for nature.

We organise our activities under four programmes: science, education, forestry and wood.

courses and events

Spoon whittling
Friday, 27th July 2018

Learn to make a green wood stool
Saturday, 27th October 2018

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Woodworking courses with designer-makers at Sylva Wood Centre and external providers are run throughout the year.

Course details will be listed here when dates are available.

If you would like to register your interest please email

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We rely on support from individuals, trusts or foundations, and businesses.

Please consider giving to one of our campaigns, or perhaps giving regularly to our charitable work.

We welcome enquiries from individuals interested in discussing legacies or major gifts.

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