Previous Annual Gatherings

Annual Gathering 2018 – Braemar

Friday 5th October to Sunday 7th October 2018 The 2018 Gathering is nearly upon us. As usual we’ll have a mix of visits, talks, workshops, practical demonstrations, food, company and dancing. We are asking folk to pre-book the visits to …

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Annual Gathering 2017 – Comrie Croft

Friday 13th October to Sunday 15th October 2017 The venue for this year’s Annual Gathering is Comrie Croft, near Creiff. The theme of the Gathering and of the Reforesting Scotland Journal no. 56 will be Rewilding. Events Performance poetry by …

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Annual Gathering 2016 – Moffat

NOW PAST: 7th to 9th October The theme of this year’s Gathering will be Upstream/Downstream: looking at how upland management affects farms and settlements on lower lying land. We will be perfectly placed for this, based in Moffat, deep in …

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Annual Gathering 2015 – Assynt

Our Gathering in 2015 was in the dramatic north west area of  Assynt at Glencanisp Lodge near Lochinver. The area has more forestry and community projects than you can shake a stick at and we joined with the key players …

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2015 Buildings Tour

Finishing the passivhaus at Culbokie, May 2013

The Buildings Tour is an optional extra to Reforesting Scotland’s Annual Gatherings, en route to the venue. This year’s tour was led by RS founder Bernard Planterose, who now works as an architect and builder. The tour began at Bernard’s …

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2014 Annual Gathering: Caol Àcain, Skye

Skye landscape

This year’s theme was: Restoring the Land and the People The Reforesting Scotland Annual Gathering 2014 was held at Kyleakin Village Hall, Skye, on the first weekend in October, Friday 3rd October to Sunday 5th October. The 2014 Gathering was …

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The 2013 Annual Gathering: 4-6 October, Alyth, Perthshire

Alyth Halls, Perth & Kinross The 2013 Reforesting Scotland Annual Gathering takes place to the South of the Cairngorms, amongst the fertile lands of the Mearns. This gives us the ideal venue to see how trees & woodlands are integrated …

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Annual Gathering 2013 – field visits

Field visits at this year’s Gathering will include, Alyth Hill This new woodland is a clear example of the move to “reposition” the national forest closer to communities in order to deliver multiple benefits. The design of the new forest, …

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Speyside – 2012 Annual Gathering

2011 Reforesting Scotland Annual Gathering

This year’s Gathering was held at a rural but central location: the village of Croy in the Kelvin Valley, North Lanarkshire. The theme was be Renewal, looking at how reforestation has formed part of this area’s efforts to reinvent and …

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