Upcoming Events that the Reading Tree Warden Network are involved in

The Reading Tree Warden Network organise an annual programme of walks, talks, training, and support the extensive tree planting programme across Reading.


Below are events that we are planning/involved with.




Hope to see you in 2017!


Love Emmer Green Park! Saturday 11 February - 10.30.am. at Emmer Green Recreation Ground

Come along and join Emmer Green Residents' Association, Reading Tree Wardens and Reading Borough Council. Reading Tree Wardens will be giving a demonstration of tree planting, followed by community planting of four new trees in the park. Reading Borough Council tree gang will be creating new seating for the park from old tree trunks.Come along and help with planting, please wear suitable clothes and shoes. Free refreshments.


Plant sale at Beanpole Day, Saturday 22 April, 2017. Caversham Court Gardens, 10.00.am - 3.00.pm.

Following our sapling sale at the Water Fest in 2016, we are looking forward to moving to the Beanpole Day event at Caversham Court in 2017. This time we are going to concentrate on just shrubs and perennials. Can you help us by taking cuttings or splitting plants (please label) and preparing them for sale in the spring? Ideally, to save using cars to collect plants, we would like to do our bit for the environment by asking you to bring the cuttings pots in, say, a shoebox/small box to the event itself. If as many members as possible could take up to 12 plants in pots in a box we hope that our funds which are so necessary to keep the organisation going could be helped for another year. UPDATE: The plant sale went very well and we sold almost everything! Thank you so much to all those members who kindly donated plants and packets of bulbs and seeds!.


Reading May Day Tree Festival. Monday 1st May, 9.30.am.- 3.30.pm

Join us for a lovely day of walks and tree related events! It's all FREE and you don't need to sign up - just come along! Reading Tree Wardens with Two Rivers Press, Nature Nurture, The Friends of Caversham Court Gardens, tree expert Steve Radford as well as book authors Adrian Lawson and Geoff Sawers invite you to the book launch of "The Shady Side of Town. Reading's Trees". This out of doors festival will feature walks led by Michael Keith-Lucas, Reading University tree expert and the book authors in the morning. In the afternoon we will hold a range of tree related events for you to enjoy. The full programme can be found on our Facebook page: Reading Tree Wardens. Keep the date in your diary!

Annual General Meeting at Tilehurst Methodist Church Hall, School Road. Tuesday 25 July 6.00.pm.

The meeting will be followed by a walk round Tilehurst Village Tree Trail led by Events Coordinator and creator of the walk, Anna Iwaschkin. Meet outside the Hall at 7.15.pm. Parking is at the Parking behind the Co-op opposite the church


National Tree Week Public Lecture. Tuesday 28 November at RISC Conference Hall, London Street. 2.00.pm - 3.30.pm., including a question time.

We are delighted welcome Jon Stokes, Director of The Tree Council to update us on tree issues and talk a bit about "back to basics" with tree care.


Watch this space for further news!

If you would like to attend any of the events please email rtwn2011@gmail.com.

Would you please note that this email address is purely for the purposes of booking events. If you have any enquiries about trees in Reading please contact Reading Borough Council by telephone at 0118 9373787