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Earlier this year we asked our members to submit designs for the 2015 Membership Badge. The badge was to be based around the 90th Anniversary of the Woodcraft Folk.
We were inundated with fantastic designs which were taken to this year’s Annual Conference and members were given the opportunity to vote for their favourite.
The votes were counted on return to Folk Office and the design chosen was:
Here's a new easy way to raise money for Woodcraft Folk that does not involve parting with extra cash.
Celebrating 50 years!
Why not join us on the 21st - 23rd November as we gather together to work, talk and celebrate for what will be a very special annual “Working Weekend” as we celebrate 50 years of Lockerbrook Farm.
Bookings for camping at Woodcraft Park Farm in 2015 will be opened from 1st October 2014. Once bookings have been received dates will be alocated, and confirmations will be sent to groups in November 2014.
We're organising a meeting or phone call for the Woodcraft Folk visa campaign working group.
Annual Gathering (AG) is the annual opportunity to vote on the things which matter most to the Woodcraft Folk. Before AG motions are submitted to and an agenda is made.
Lots of people arrived on the Friday (which I intend to do next year) and I arrived to a circle of tents and a few marquees
See below the outcome of the motions & elections at this years Annual Gathering 2014:
Motion 1-Venturer Committee
Woodcraft Folk Learning about Big Ideas through Fun
Eastern region are hosting a fun day in Ipswich Saturday 27th September from 2.00 to 4.30 at the Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore St, Ipswich. Car park off Waterworks St – IP4 1JG.
Its a free event for children and parents to get a taste of what Woodcraft Folk has an offer and a oppurtunity to express and interest in getting invovled in setting up a new group in Ipswich.
Bookings for Bushcraft camp are now open!!
This camp is open to Pioneers and above and participation will be limited to 60 people, the maximum ratio of children to adults will be 5 to 1. Leaders who have younger children may bring them to this camp provided the ratio is not exceeded.
London Region of the Woodcraft Folk held its regional camp at Lyons Copse near Southampton in the first week of the school holidays, from 26th of July until 2nd August. With well over 600 participants it was over twice the size than the camps held in 2005 and 2010 and 17 of the 26 London districts took part. They were joined by two German delegations as well as delegations from France and Catalonia. The dry weather helped to make it the best ever camp for many.