News and stories

Chanctonbury Ring District learn about the NHS

Monday, 11 June 2018

Last week members of the Chanctonbury Ring District attended the Steyning Festival and took part in their procession. The procession's theme was 'Revolution' and the district decided to represent the NHS, celebrating the revolution of British healthcare. 

Elfin trip to Cudham - weekend of the royal wedding

Monday, 11 June 2018

Elfins from Brighton Central and Hove District had a great visit to Cudham from 18 to 20 May. On the Saturday afternoon instead of watching the royal wedding they took part in a Wide Game designed to educate them about the problems of plastic waste and how they can help (see photos).

General Council needs you!

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

General Council (Woodcraft Folk's Board of Trustees) is made up of members like you, elected by members like you. At Annual Gathering (22-24 June), we'll be electing two members of General Council in the 16-24 category and five members of any age. If you'd like to find out more about being on General Council, please email nominations@woodcraft.org.uk and we can put you in touch with a current GC member for a chat.

Update from Scotland - Reaching out in 2018

Friday, 4 May 2018

 In February 56 members of all ages from across Scotland got together at our annual Scottish Gathering.  We congregated at Crianlarich for workshops on Inclusion, Outreach and Publicity, the Woodcraft Folk Scotland AGM and some general networking and socialising.  We want to share this film produced from a series of short films created by young members who took a crash course in film making and editing over the course of the weekend.

Chaos Venturers raise money for local homeless charity

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Last week the members of Caos Venturers (Brighthelmstone District) showed their suppport to the young homeless poeple in Brighton by arranging a 'sleep out' for Clock Tower Sanctuary, a local day centre for the homeless aged 16 -25.

General Secretary to step down in September

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Woodcraft Folk General Secretary, Jon Nott, has today announced that he will step down at the end of September.

The Annual Gathering Early bird booking deadline is fast approaching

Thursday, 19 April 2018

 

Don't forget Thursday 19th April (noon) is the early bird booking deadline for Annual Gathering 2018

Book your summer camp now at Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Is your group looking for somewhere to hold your summer camp? 

Well done team Woodcraft!

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

 Well done team Woodcraft!

 

Congratulations to Angus, Debs, Neil, Rich and Sean our valiant team who ran the Brighton Marathon to raise much needed funds for the Folk. All completed and in some impressive times. We simply cannot thank you enough you are truly amazing.

New to Folk Supply-Frisbee, recycled & biodegradable

Monday, 16 April 2018

 New to Folk Supply April 2018.

New Frisbee, recycled & biodegradable.

Have fun and be kind to the planet. This isn’t just any Frisbee. This Frisbee is made from recycled and biodegradable materials, sourced from a UK based factory who have invested heavily in using largely sustainable energy.

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