News and stories

Meet the new Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre team

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Jo Holliday is the new Centre Manager. Her main objective is to develop the Centre to be an outstanding activity centre for Woodcraft Folk and other groups. Previously she worked in the student union movement for over 25 years supporting international students. She was also a group leader for many years when her daughters were active in Woodcraft and has fond memories of bringing groups up to stay at Lockerbrook! When she is not working she is a keen off-road runner in the Peak District and beekeeper/allotmenteer.

We have some fantastic new opportunities at Edinburgh Woodcraft!

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

 

Do you want to work with children or young people?

Are you passionate about big ideas like equality, the environment and cooperation?

We have some fantastic new opportunities across Edinburgh Woodcraft for people looking to gain new skills and experience of working with children in a cooperative way. 

Join our team to reach new communities in the Eastern Region

Monday, 19 March 2018

The New Groups Project in the Eastern Region was launched in June 2017, and is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. This three-year project will see us grow new groups for young people aged 10-18 in Norwich, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.

We are now seeking to expand our team for the next phase of this exciting project.  

Common Ground 2020 launch website

Sunday, 18 March 2018

 

Common Ground is excited to present our new website and launch video. 

 

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The Londoner

Saturday, 17 March 2018

 

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

Lockerbrook Winter Wonderland

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Starting work as the new Centre Manager in mid January was always going to be a challenge given Lockerbrook's remote and upland location.

Get behind team Woodcraft! Cheerers needed.

Friday, 9 March 2018

 Get behind team Woodcraft!

 

Brighton Marathon 2018 is taking place on Sunday 15th April and we have an amazing team of runners taking part to raise much needed funds for the Folk, their groups & the Biblins Camp site. While we have been moaning about the beast from the east our dedicated team were out training in preparation.

Co-op Local Community Fund

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Applications for the next round of the Co-op Local Community Fund opened on Monday, 5th March and close on the 8th April.

Widening Participation at Development Conference

Friday, 2 March 2018

Last weekend Woodcraft members of all ages from across the country met at a Development Weekend in York to share practice, learn lessons and produce resources which will enable all groups to increase inclusion and diversity. Check out this great video they put together which will give you a better idea of what they achieved and are plans to widen participation in our movement. 

Annual Gathering 2019 - Save the Date

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Annual Gathering 2019 will be held 21-23 June at a venue in the North of England. Look out for further announcements.

Find information on Annual Gathering here.

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