Planting the seed of future championships

An unused conker from the first ever Scottish Conker Championships has been planted in the garden of the Park Hotel in Peebles. Ten years ago the first Scottish Conker Championships were held as part of the Tweed Valley Forest Festival. The ‘art of conquering’ on Tweed Green in Peebles has run ever …

Seven up

  James Ogilvie, a charity climber, forester and regular festival volunteer, hopes to reach his latest fundraising target at this weekend’s Wood Market having recently succeeded in his attempt to climb the highest summits on each of the seven continents. We plan to help him get over the line! Climbing …

Bonkers for conkers

      Almost certainly the most prestigious competition being held in Scotland this weekend, the ninth Scottish Conker Championships offers guaranteed fun and chuckles. And best of all, it’s open to everyone! They come from far and wide – some old, some young, some grizzled veterans, others wet-behind-the-ears newbies. …

Wood Market takes centre stage

This year’s Wood Market (24–25 Oct) looks set to be the busiest yet with regular festival favourites joined by a host of new exhibitors from around Scotland Maybe it’s the smell and feel, the sense of timelessness, or the sheer craftsmanship involved, but there’s something rather magical about products fashioned …

Sneaky Preview

To celebrate our 10th Anniversary of the Wood Market, we have an exciting new event……Carvefest!!!   We will be releasing more details on this crazy carving event in the near future.  Keep on eye on the website, or like and follow our Facebook page to find out what we will …

Wooden Whisky Ladles

Come along to Peebles on Saturday 17th May to the launch of The Migration of Border Shepherds exhibition, where you can see these wooden whisky ladles and find out how old they are. The Treefest Partnership commissioned Si to make replicas of these wonderful ladles, he will be on hand …

2014 Peebles Wood Market & Tweed Green Experience

Watch this space! We will let you know who and what is coming along to our fabulous annual Forest Festival Wood Market event this year as we get nearer to the time! The dates you need to remember for now are 25th and 26th October 2014 at Tweed Green, Peebles. …