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IFM Camp 2016 - Report

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Welcome to another World 

220 Woodies from about 20 different districts attended the IFM camp; after the Catalans we were the second largest foreign

 group. Most of us lasted the two weeks, some came for one week only. The central catering took some getting used to and we missed the bonding that happens in the cooking clans. But there was lots of good stuff too.

Bonfire Night - planning ahead

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Campfires are a key part of the Woodcraft Folk experience and bonfire night is a great opportunity for singing and eating aroung a fire when camping season is just a distant memory. And as a regular part of our activities, properly organised camp fires are covered by our regular insurance. 

Bromley Elfin Weekend

Friday, 26 August 2016

Bromley Elfin weekend got off to a high note as we visted Box Hill nature play trail and stunning view point.

During our stay the Elfins visited the Faurefold Guide site, explored the woods and then spent a happy evening crafting; tye deying, latern making and hama bead designing.

March with Woodcraft for Refugees

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

On 17th September, Woodcraft are demonstrating in solidarity with refugees in London.

Folk Supply-Venturer Camp 2016 T-shirts

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

 Venturer Camp 2016 T-shirts

Have you just returned from having a brilliant time at Venturer Camp? Didn’t get a chance to buy a Venturer Camp t-shirt? You are in luck, a small supply have been returned to Folk Office and are available on a first come first serve basis. Sizes are limited so don’t delay.

Woodcraft Folks AGM 2016 - Bookings Open!!

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Come along to this years AGM on Saturday 24 September at 10am held at the Birmingham & Midland Institute, just a few minutes walk from Birmingham New Street station.

Venturer Camp Programme

Monday, 25 July 2016

The Venturer Camp programme is now ready!! Participants can now take their first look at an overview of the camps programme. Vcamp begins on 6th August at Drum Hill Scout Site in Derby. We look forward to seeing you all there!!

Heading for 100 - A Woodcraft Folk film

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

We're pleased to have launched our new film "Heading for 100". Narrated by Michelle Collins, the film uses Woodcraft Folk films from the past nine decades to tell the story of Woodcraft Folk's first 90 years and looks forward to our centenary in 2025.

The film was produced by media.coop, working with Debs McCahon and Nicola Samson as part of our 90th anniversary celebrations and was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Folk Assembly - Democracy in Action

Monday, 18 July 2016

Members from across the UK gathered at a camp site in Youlbury near Oxford for the first ever Woodcraft Folk, Folk Assembly. The weekend was very productive and a great time was had by all. 

Folk Supply-Venturer Camp 2016 Embroidered Badge

Thursday, 16 June 2016

 New to Folk Supply

Venturer Camp 2016 Embroidered badge

V-Camp is coming! Order your commemorative embroidered badge in time to sew onto your shirt, hoody, rucksack or wherever you choose.

Featuring the V-Camp 2016 logo representing the camps theme ‘Woodcraft Folk Through Time’.

Size: 50mm     

Cost: £1.00 each

Go to shop.woodcraft.org.uk for badges & all your Folk Supply needs.

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