News and stories
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.
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.
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.
Short-term contract opportunity in Merseyside
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.
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.
Motion 1-Group Registration Fees 2016 (applicable to all groups other than DFs)
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:
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.
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.