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Folk Assembly 2016 Bookings are now open!!

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

This year we're trying a new approach - splitting the old Annual Gathering into two events. Folk Assembly an informal gathering at Youlbury Scout site near Oxford from 8-10 July and a one day AGM in Birmingham on the 24th September.

DBS processing is going online!!

Thursday, 14 April 2016

We’re pleased to announce that Woodcraft Folk is now processing DBS application forms online. Members will no longer have to complete their forms in hard copy but can instead fill in an online application that will be sent directly to the Disclosure & Barring Service to be processed. 

Venturer Camp bookings are open!

Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Dear Venturer Leader,
We are pleased to announce that bookings for Venturer Camp 2016 are now open! 
This year Venturer Camp will take place at Drum Hill Scout Site in Derby from 6th August to 13th August 2016.

Come and cooperate at IFM-SEI Camp 2016 in Germany!

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

 Lets make a really Woodcrafty cooperation tent at IFM-SEI Camp 2016: Welcome to Another World.


Remember Global Village? Were you at Train for Change? Never been to a big international camp? Well the next massive IFM-SEI camp is in southern Germany this summer and preparation is well under way but I need some help. There will be all kinds of exciting activities, parties and new friendships and I have volunteered to organise the cooperation theme tent.

Glasgow Kelvingrove Pioneers: Peace Cranes for Valentines!

Friday, 12 February 2016

The Glasgow Kelvingrove Pioneers recently chose to spend their group night creating origami peace cranes as part of a Scottish CND project.

Woodcraft Folk: The first 90 years

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Woodcraft Folk: The first 90 years

Pictures and artefacts from Woodcraft's 90th anniversary exhibition are now on display at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum - until Saturday 16 April 2016

Children and Socialism

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Children & Socialism 

A series of lectures and discussions held on Thursdays examining radical and socialist children's educational organisations, with a concluding session on young adult fiction 

All start at 7pm; £3; @ Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU 

3 March: Fred Reid Socialist Sunday Schools, 1892-1960 in Retrospect. 

New Online Resources

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Throughout the whole of 2015 we had been working to develop a range of online resources based on feedback from the membership including modules and webinars.

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