Watch this short video which gives you a taste of what our community tree planting events are like.

Our workshops involve communities in their local areas in tree planting for all ages, and outdoor exploration and games for children. Our workshop leaders are forest school trained and highlight how trees and plants are the fundamental basis of all life, and crucial to maintaining a sustainable environment.

We invite all ages to participate, and envisage that our involvement of children and young people will help to inspire the next generation to address climate change with environmental solutions.

We can design bespoke tree planting events for all audiences. Our workshop leaders tailor the workshops to suit a variety of different, groups from schools to community groups.



Our values are

Environmentalism • Community • Engagement • Participation • Integration

We aim to cultivate a lasting legacy of environmental sustainability by engaging local communities in tree planting. We believe that participation in our workshops will contribute to social integration at a local level.



Get in touch to find out more about Roots for the Future’s tree planting workshops.


Coming up!


Roots for the Future Summer Clubs



Our Summer club is for 7-11 year olds. It will be a mix of outdoor games, outdoor discovery, learning about nature and how trees are fundamental to life on earth. Combining fun and learning, children will walk away with an enriched sense of love for their green spaces. And just as important, parents and carers will have a couple of days child-free Summer club posterover the long summer holiday. These are two day workshops held over the 26th and 27th July or  30th and 31st August, 9:15 to 3:15 costing £25 per child per day, with sibling discounts available. They will be held at Broadwater Park Community Centre in Farncombe, Godalming.

We only have 20 spaces per workshop. To place your booking please fill out the online form.

NB confirmation only takes place once the BACS transfer payment has been made.

Get in touch to find out more.

Staycation in Godalming


Roots for the Future is part of Godalming’s Staycation this August. Become a tree guardian with Roots for the Future

We are holding a FREE inter-generational drop-in workshop at Broadwater Park Community Centre on Wednesday 8th August as part of Godalming’s Staycation. Come along between 10am and 2pm to decorate pots and plant tree seeds. Learn how to care for the trees until they are big enough to plant in the ground and officially become a Roots for the Future tree guardian! And perhaps one day you can join us at one of our outdoor tree planting events to plant the tree with us.


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Roots for the Future shared VICE Australia's video.Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:31pm
This is the future! Along with planting lots of trees.
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"The technology is ready." This is how Co2 could be used to fuel our society.
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Roots for the Future shared Yvonne Alexander's video.Monday, October 1st, 2018 at 11:43am
For the past five years, Adrian Houston has travelled the world photographing trees that hold a special meaning for a diverse cross section of people. "Trees are among the most important organisms on Earth, yet we continue to abuse them. Rainforests once covered 14% of the earth’s land surface; now they cover a mere 6%. In 40 years they could disappear altogether. Such is my concern that I recently decided to give these trees a voice through the art of photography."
Joanna Lumley visited the exhibition.
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Roots for the FutureWednesday, September 26th, 2018 at 7:58am
It's all the rage! Caitlin Moran has come out as a tree hugger.

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Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 11:07am
The yew tree is a native tree which was held sacred by the Druids in pre-Christian times. They observed the tree's qualities of longevity self-regeneration. This is why you find them in churchyards - people already worshiped near yews trees. #FolkloreThursday rootsforfuture photo
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at 2:19pm
Not quite back-to-school summer fun days with Roots for the Future.
30th and 31st August, 9:15am to 3:15pm.
Run by DBS checked professionals, qualified in paediatric first aid.
For more info and booking form --> #ForestSchool #outdoorfun #Godalming
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Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 3:40pm
#SocEnt Roots for the Future is holding summer clubs for nature and outdoor loving 7-11 year olds in #Godalming #Farncombe not far from #Guildford #Farnborough. Booking essential! More info #charitytuesday
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 11:49am
We are holding SUMMER CLUB workshops for 7-11 year olds this summer holiday in #Farncombe #Godalming. Outdoor games & discovery, learning about nature & how trees are fundamental to life on earth. Only 20 spots available for each so book now