Fauldhouse Forest Festival

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22 JUNE 2011NEWS RELEASE No: 14725

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Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting the local residents of Fauldhouse to a fun packed forest event on Friday 8th July.

Held in Fauldhouse Forest, just behind the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, the event will feature plenty of activities for families, including storytelling, a puppet show, willow weaving and making wooden products.

Julie Hamilton, Community Ranger with Forestry Commission Scotland said:

“There’s been a lot of work undertaken at Fauldhouse Forest to make it more accessible and welcoming to the local community.

“We are keen to get more people actively involved in their local forest as it is a great natural resource right on their doorstep.

“There’s plenty of fun activities being held on the day and we welcome everyone along.”

The Forest Festival at Fauldhouse is on from 11am -4pm and is free with no booking necessary…just go along and join in.

For further information please contact Julie.Hamilton@forestry.gsi.gov.uk or call 01555 660 190.

Notes to news editors

1. Forestry Commission Scotland works as the Scottish Government’s forestry directorate. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland.

2. Media enquiries to Julie Hamilton, Scottish Lowlands Forest District on 01555 660 190 or Steve Williams, forestry Commission Scotland press office 0131 314 6508.

e-mail: steve.williams@forestry.gsi.gov.uk