Walking Forest

Forest Trees

Forest Trees

Collaborations with scientists and ecologists will generate new artworks and shape a ‘Catalogue of Terms’ exploring the language of trees in different disciplines. This will contribute to a policy workshop and interdisciplinary conference in 2024 bringing together the...

2022 Winter Tree Vigil

2022 Winter Tree Vigil

The travel conditions were hardly favourable and for many of us just the idea of being outside in the sub-zero temperatures forecast wasn’t exactly enticing, but such is the pull of the Last Suffragette Tree.

Seed Stories

Seed Stories

Charlotte Du Cann & the Coventry Walking Forest Anchor Women share thoughts and feelings about Walking Forest Projects in 2021.

Walking Forest Coventry Camp

Walking Forest Coventry Camp

The Walking Forest Coventry camp held from 27th to 30th May was a 4-day camp held at Rough Close woodland on the outskirts of  Coventry. An open invitation was sent out & 30 women joined together to explore the link between women, trees, and activism as part of...

Walking Forest Coventry Camp 27 to 30 May – apply now!

Walking Forest Coventry Camp 27 to 30 May – apply now!

Are you a woman inspired by the natural world, hoping to make change in your community and the wider world? Do you live in Coventry or surroundings? Come and plant a seed of courage! Join our Walking Forest camp 27 to 30 May read on for more information...

South Devon Camp

South Devon Camp

From 19-21 March 2021 a group of 15 women gathered to join us and take part in Walking Forest’s first camp online for South Devon. Here three participants, Rosa, Annie and Judy share their experience of the camp. The Camp forms part of Walking Forest’s Season For...

Panniers and Pinecones – Coventry Trip Autumn 2020

Panniers and Pinecones – Coventry Trip Autumn 2020

In 2020 we began our community research, first in Coventry, to see who might be interested in Walking Forest. Follow Lucy Neal’s mapping of the city, its people and places, as she makes connections through time and place like the mycelial web. Read more below.My...

Walking Forest Online Gathering – 16 November 2020

Walking Forest Online Gathering – 16 November 2020

The invitation: Join an international online gathering for Women Earth defenders and activists to share personal accounts, make connections and inspire courage in us all.  This online gathering will be participatory and nourishing inviting participants to share and...

Is This It? Looking towards COP26

Is This It? Looking towards COP26

Throughout our travels to Glasgow and beyond, Lucy Neal, myself and Anne-Marie Culhane witnessed rivers bursting their seams and reclaiming land, causing heartache for communities and farmers, expanding territory for beavers, and washing away crops. 

Walking Forest Inception

Walking Forest Inception

In December 2018 Lucy Neal and Shelley Castle took the train to Poland to gift seeds from the last remaining Suffragette Tree in Batheaston, UK to delegates at the COP24 climate talks. This was followed a week later by a night time Vigil at Rose’s tree back in the...

Batheaston Tree Vigils

Batheaston Tree Vigils

We started the first annual WF vigil in December 2018 inviting each year a small group of predominantly women to gather with us in the company of the last standing Suffragette Tree in Batheaston.

Rose Lamartine Yates

Rose Lamartine Yates

Rose Lamartine Yates was an English social campaigner and suffragette. Together with her lawyer husband she worked for female suffrage from 1908 and during the First World War, and was willing to suffer arrest and incarceration for her beliefs.

2021 Glasgow

2021 Glasgow

An invitation to join the Walking Forest Online Glasgow Camp – Tues 21st, Thu 23rd and Tues 28th September.

London Walk

London Walk

On October 14th 2019 we invited people to join us on a performative mile-long walk in London timed to coincide with the October International Extinction Rebellion. Invitations went out through Walking Forest networks as well as directly through Extinction Rebellion circles.