Family Programming

Family Yoga

All the family are welcome for some bendy, stretchy fun as we spend some time breathing, stretching, laughing and moving together.

Museum of the Moon – Luke Jerram

Explore all the sides of the moon in the greenfield festival premiere of Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon. Measuring seven metres in diameter,…

Tree and Wood – Jony Easterby

Take a journey into the heart of the forest at dusk for the English festival premiere of Tree and Wood, a new interactive performance…

Fire Garden

Witness an enthralling fire garden created especially for Timber by leading artists, sculptors, designers and technicians pa-BOOM.

The Archive of Outside

“I took a walk in the woods, and came out taller than the trees” Thoreau Hop aboard our vintage library bus, exploring our relationship…

The Dream Antelopes

Could they be real, or conjured up by the magic of Timber? Keep your eyes peeled for the noble antelopes roaming the site. They…

Campfire House Band

Watch this space for news of our campfire house band, who’ll be keeping us up past our bedtimes, as the shadows lengthen and embers…

The Coppice Maze

Come and help to create a beautiful collaborative maze, then get yourself lost in it. Using a beautiful planting of silver birch, hand dyed…

Forest Monsters

An incredible installation of creatures and monsters dreamt up by children from schools within the National Forest. Their imaginations run wild, the monsters will…

Tree Climbing

Get a new perspective on our oldest piece of woodland, and maybe scuffed knees while you’re at it. Tree climbing experts will be on…

Ian Douglas – Campfire Stories

Any campfire would be a pretty sad and lonely place without the incredible Ian Douglas, storyteller to end all storytellers. Joined by some curious…

Woodland Slacklines

Do you have the balance to walk from tree to tree? Hop on to our woodland slacklines to find out.

Hammer & Chisel

Wild play rules at Hammer & Chisel, our unique woodland playground. Under the supervision of our forest play experts, create your own world or…

Responsible Fishing

Responsible Fishing is a small but perfectly formed arts organisation that work with natural, recycled and upcycled materials to create temporary artworks and engage…

Roots Community Choir

For acappella renditions of traditional English folk songs and vocal world music, then enjoy the harmonies of Roots Community Choir. Known to embark on…

Tentsile Tree Tents

Suspended in the woodland, only a few feet from the ground, Tentsile tree tents offer festival goers the chance to wake up amongst the…

Murmuration

A murmuration, a flock of starlings swirling through the sky, is a breath-taking natural wonder. The starling population in the UK has fallen by…

Make your own Noon Column

Make clay sculptures inspired by artist David Nash’s Noon Columns. The National Forest is home to six of these temporal-based sculptures, through which the…

Woodland Library

Bring a book, or pick one up. Novels and non-fiction, exploring our relationship with nature, our woodland library will be open all weekend for…

Canopy of Stars – Whispering Woods

Whispering Woods will use aerial and ground based acrobatics, spoken word, live music and a strong visual design to create an outdoor promenade piece…