September 19, 2024, 10:00 am - September 20, 2024, 2:30 pm

APF 2024 – Free tickets for education groups

Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire , B49 5NJ

Individual doing chainsaw carving

APF 2024 is the UK’s largest forestry, arboriculture, trees and timber show. This will be the 24th event, having started way back in 1976

The event attracts around 320 exhibitors and 23000 visitors. The next show is APF 2024 taking place at Ragley Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire on the 19/20/21st September 2024

For 2024 we have partnered with APF to offer FREE school visit places for up to 800 children. Each group will receive:

Transport Bursary – A transport bursary to cover the cost of getting the children to APF.

Free Tickets – Free tickets for the children from your school and their accompanying adults.

Education Officer – An experienced Education Officer to guide your group around the show and help them to explore all that it has to offer.

Resource Pack – To download after you’ve enjoyed the event

What’s On?

Worldclass Showcase

The event showcases everything to do with woodlands, forests and trees, from planting to felling and the subsequent use of the timber from biofuel to furniture and building material.

£80 million pounds of working machinery

The show features a 2km demonstration circuit where around £80 million pounds of working machinery can be seen in action, tree felling, producing woodchip for biofuel, firewood, tree planting etc.

A show for all

Watch the World pole climbing championship, the European Chainsaw carving championships, Fencing and Tree Climbing Championships, horse logging and the extensive traditional woodland crafts area with the opportunity for hands-on experience.

How do you book a place for your school?

If you have any queries at all about the visits or whether they are suitable for your school please email 

Please note this is not an RFS event, if you would like to book individual tickets please click here.