Watch the Force For Nature Festival!

Celebrating the incredible and inspiring work of thousands of students who are being a Force for Nature.

About the 2022 Festival

The online Force for Nature Festival is a great opportunity to feel part of this exciting campaign and celebrate the wonder of trees and nature. Take an hour to sit back with your class, or school, and be inspired to take action, speak up and help tackle the nature and climate crises.

Festival highlights:

  • Renowned Artist Rachel Gadsden and Muhammed, one of our YTC Ambassadors, lead an interactive poetry in motion activity
  • Hear from Environmentalist, Author and WWF Ambassador Jon Drori CBEBotanist and Author Dr Chris Thorogood and the amazing Forester, Arborist, Woodland Consultant and Ancient & Veteran Tree Surveyor, Cheryl Deurden
  • Listen to passionate speeches from young people all across the UK who are speaking up for trees and nature
  • Meet our incredible Ambassadors, inspiring you to take action and be a #ForceForNature
  • Awards: The announcement of the winner of the Speaking Up for Trees and Nature competition and the Young Tree Champion Beacon Schools for 2022.

Catch up on the Force For Nature Festivals 2021

The Tree Council has teamed up with M&G plc and Kusuma Trust and partners, including Eco-schools, Forest Schools and Youth Scotland, to deliver two online Force for Nature Festivals. The festivals bring together schools from across the UK to celebrate and share their achievements and Force For Nature journey.

Force For Nature Climate Festival

Scotland & Northern Ireland

Festival highlights:

Force For Nature Festival

England & Wales

Festival highlights:

  • Special guest Lucy Lapwing, as seen on BBC Springwatch, inspiring you to take action and be a #ForceForNature
  • Hear passionate speeches from young people across England and Wales who are speaking up for trees and nature
  • Meet our incredible young ambassadors who will share their personal stories through live illustration created by renowned artist Rachel Gadsden
  • The exclusive first play of the Force For Nature song, written by own ambassador singer-songwriter Benjamin Haycock, former ITV’s The Voice contestant

Watch the Force For Nature music video

Watch the Force For Nature song, written by our very own ambassador, singer-songwriter Benjamin Haycock.

Download it here