Watch recordings of our National Tree Week arts and culture events

If you missed any of our fantastic free National Tree Week events, you can watch them back now. They will be added to this page as they become available so do check back to see what has been uploaded.

Trees & art: a conversation

We were joined by a fantastic panel of contemporary artists, chaired by Charles Watkins, to discuss the importance of trees in art.

Trees in literature

Literary superstars Victoria Schwab and William Boyd joined us to discuss the impact of trees and the natural world on their own work.

Baking with Rowan Williams

Join star baker Rowan Williams as he creates beautiful leaf decorations from tempered chocolate and marzipan.

A conversation with James Rebanks

In a lively discussion, James and Matthew talk about everything from birds of prey to the future of the British country side.

On the sofa with Tracy Chevalier & Jonathan Drori

The author and tree-loving duo discussed the way trees provide a backdrop to so many beloved pieces of literature.

The music of trees – a live performance

Guitarist Geoff Robb performed his show ‘The Music of Trees’, a series of beautiful tree-inspired songs, for National Tree Week

Tree portraits

Adrian shared some of his favourite tree photographs, and provided some amazing tips on how you can take your own tree portraits

The Willow Tree

As part of National Tree Week, folk singer has been climbing some of his favourite trees to sing some beautiful songs!

The Pear Tree

Sam has climbed some of his favourite trees to sing some beautiful songs! In this video, he sings the light-hearted ‘pear tree’.

The Trees They Do Grow High

For the final song in his ‘songs from the trees’ series, Sam Lee sings the tragic ballad ‘The Trees They Do Grow High’.

Phoenix Trees

Our tree expert Jon Stokes explores the amazing phenomena of phoenix trees – where trees fall over but manage to survive!

Holly Ringwoods

Our tree expert Jon Stokes shows us how to spot holly ringwoods from his local wood in The New Forest.


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