Grown in Britain Week 2016

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HETAS, and our sister organisation Woodsure, will be offering our support to Grown in Britain Week. The dates of this year’s 2016 Grown in Britain week will be the 10th – 16th October.

Grown in Britain Week is “A national celebration of wood and the amazing places and people that bring this fantastic material into our lives”

This year Grown in Britain has announced several new themed days to help supporters and partners make the most of the week of celebration

  • Monday – Launch event and Timber in Construction Day
  • Tuesday – Woodland Social Enterprise Day – making our local woods work
  • Wednesday – Education Day – from young people to professional development
  • Thursday – Woodfuel Day – including the National Woodfuel Conference (see below)
  • Friday – Furniture Day – celebrating beautiful products made for home-grown wood
  • Saturday – Show and Tell Day – a day for woods, forests and wood using businesses to open their doors to their supply chains, customers and communities
  • Sunday – Connection day – time to enjoy our fantastic woods and forests

There will be a range of Grown in Britain partners and supporters, hosting events all over the UK and throughout the week.

If you’re planning your own event for the Grown in Britain week please do get in touch by emailingenquiries@growninbritain.org , we’d love to hear about it and build it into our communications plan.

Visit the Grown in Britain website for regular updates on what will be taking place!

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