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Woodcraft Folk Scotland Celebrates 90 years

Monday, 9 November 2015

What a momentous occasion! Woodcraft Folk is ninety and Scotland celebrated in style. About 150 folk, young and old, veterans and newbies from across Scotland came together at Garnethill Multicultural centre in Glasgow to delight in a wondrous party.

European Youth Forum call for action on European visa rules

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The negotiations on Europe's new visa rules (which don't apply to the UK but do apply to much of the rest of Europe) are close to being finalised. 

Venturer Camp 2016

Tuesday, 27 October 2015


If you would like to get involved in Venturer Camp or have any questions regarding the event email


Thank you to our Give as you Live supporters

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Huge thanks to all our Give as you Live supporters, particularly our 'Top Ten'  - Bernadette Russell, Andy Marshall, Bryony Walsh, Jon Nott, Owen Sedgwick-Jell, Jane Astill, Nadine Spencer, Sandra Smith, Emily Crane and Carly Walker-Dawson who between them have raised over £300 for Woodcraft funds.

How did they do this? Just by using Give as you Live for online purchases. All they had to do was install the Give as You Live extension to their web browser.

Growing Groups in Merseyside

Friday, 16 October 2015

Short-term contract opportunity in Merseyside

New exhibition and book explore the roots of the Woodcraft Folk

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

A new exhibition and publication on the subject of the Kibbo Kift Kindred launch this month. Kibbo Kift was an outdoor reform organisation, established in 1920, which aimed for world peace through a distinctive blend of camping, hiking and handicraft. Led by the charismatic artist leader, John Hargrave, the group was made up of a mix of social reformers, spiritual seekers, suffragettes and artists.

Motions & Elections Annual Gathering 2015

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Woodcraft Folk Annual Conference held on Sunday 20th September 2015 at the Walesby Forest Scout Site. Draft summary ofOutcome of Motions & Election results. The complete Final Agenda can be found here

Motions 2015

Motion 1-Group Registration Fees 2016 (applicable to all groups other than DFs)

NCS Social Action

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The summer of 2015 saw Woodcraft Folk's NCS programme take 17 teams of young people through the stages of Daring, Discovering, Developing and finally Doing their own Social Action Projects.

The teams developed their own ideas and projects based on what they felt the community needed and could benefit from. The projects were varied and successful, there was anything from Tombola and Tea Rooms to Boxes for the homeless and Open Mic Nights. Examples include:

Oral History Training – 30 October-1 November 2015 – BOOKING OPEN!

Monday, 7 September 2015

We are repeating our hugely successful Life Story Interviewing weekend and places are still available – do join us!

The training is open to members as part of Woodcraft Folk’s HLF funded 90 years Anniversary Heritage Project. Come and learn about life story interviewing and become part of the Folk’s Oral History Interviewing Team.

Group Celebrates 50 Years of Fun at Lockerbrook

Monday, 7 September 2015

Lockerbrook Management Committee would like to thank the recent visitors who kindly made a very generous donation to Lockerbrook to enable us to continue offering a unique place of profound peacefulness and natural beauty.

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