Woodland Culture

Making it accessible

At Wild Rumpus we work in the woods. We build festivals and events in natural landscapes. We create spectacles for people to engage with…

Money, money, money.

Very early on in the planning process for an event we draft a budget for the expected activity, this will be a fairly detailed…

To do lists!

Team Wild Rumpus embrace the spectrum of to do lists! From Sarah’s neatly pencilled notebook, to the messy blackboard in the design barn, we’re…

Gather at Timber Festival

Programming 101

The exciting bit – the festival programme! Here we’re looking at how to present a stimulating programme that delivers on the vision of your…

Timber - festival site

A Blank Slate

A brand new festival, we knew from the start, would mean finding a brand new site. How exciting, but also daunting. We always knew…

Sustainability Timber festival

Sustainability Matters

Hmmm, we want to run an event that celebrates woodlands and the benefits they bring us, including their contribution to reducing climate change impacts, and yet the very nature of the…

Timber festival marketing

Marketing planning

Ensuring that an event is successful is down to a lot of factors but making sure that people know about it – and decide…

Timelines

Setting up an event whether large or small needs to follow a plan. Key tasks need completing – how far before the event depends…

Woodland Culture blog - Timber Festival

Woodland Culture

Welcome to our new blog which hopes to explore how we can use the arts to animate woodland spaces with a view to connecting…