THE UK’s largest and most exciting trees and timber show will be coming to Ragley Hall in Alcester next week.

APF 2018 is a celebration of everything trees, woodland and timber related, from seed to sawmill, and will have more than £50 million and two miles of working machinery.

Set over three days it is set to attract over 23,000 visitors and 320 exhibitors.

The events, which have attracted the cream of Europe’s lumberjacks, poleclimbers and chainsaw carvers, include the World 25m poleclimbing championships, the European chainsaw carving championships.

For more details on the event, which takes place September 20, 21, and 22, go to

The first Exhibition was held at Longleat Estate in 1976.

It is returning to Ragley Estate after being staged there in 2004, 2006, 2012, 2014 and 2016.