News and stories

Alfred Wess

Thursday, 26 February 2015

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of our father, Alfred Wess (98years) on the 15th of this month. 

UN Anti-Racism Day of Action – 21st. March

Thursday, 26 February 2015

March 21st  is UN Anti-Racism Day, which commemorates the 1960 Sharpeville massacre when 69 peaceful demonstrators were shot by police in South Africa.

Annual Gathering 2015

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

We’re excited to announce the dates for this years Annual Gathering to add to your Woodcraft Folk calendars which will be

Woodcraft NCS job opportunities

Wednesday, 25 February 2015


Final deadline for applications: Friday 13th of March

Oral History Training on 13th- 15th March - BOOK NOW

Wednesday, 25 February 2015


Places are still available for Members to attend the Oral History Training on the 13-15 March at the Darsham centre.

Cottage in France for Woodcraft trips

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

A retired youth worker is offering her cottage in central France, an hour's drive from Limoges, free of charge to Woodcraft

Participants needed for 'Youth for Peace' Seminars in Berlin!

Sunday, 22 February 2015

We are very excited to invite Woodcraft Folk members (18-30 yrs) to take part in 2 parallel seminars, both taking place in the Kurt-Loewenstein House in Werftfpuhl, Germany from 24-31 May 2015. 

The Londoner

Saturday, 14 February 2015


Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.

Why DFs are campaigning on climate change and how you can help

Monday, 9 February 2015

Climate Change is terrifying. You know that, of course you do, but just in case you’re not really really feeling the fear, hopelessness and overwhelming despair in this exact moment, I’ve got some facts to shake you up a little. Did you know that already, a whole island of people have become refugees after they had to flee the rising tide. Or that after a global temperature rise of 2C, climate change will not be something we can stop because the ice and frost that melts as a result of this temperature rise releases greenhouse gases, that cause more ice and frost to melt.

NCS Administrator Vacancy

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Monday 23rd February 2015

If you are passionate about enabling young people to make a positive difference to themselves and their local communities with the strong administration skills to support this then we want to hear from you. Woodcraft Folk seeks to appoint:

NCS Administrator, Wakefield
35 hours per week, but will, evenings and possibly some weekends
£19,308 per annum
Interview Date: Friday 6th of March

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