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Happy 90th at City Hall, London

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Ninetieth anniversary celebrations continued in style last week when Greater London Assembly member Fiona Twycross hosted a Woodcraft Folk reception at City Hall.

New Youth Officer for Gwerin

Friday, 20 November 2015

Swyddog Ieuenctid, y Gymuned a Bywyd Gwyllt - Cyfnod Mamolaeth

Mae Gwerin y Coed yn chwilio am Swyddog Ieuenctid, y Gymuned a Bywyd Gwyllt rhan amser dros gyfnod mamolaeth, ar gyfer project sy’n gweithio gyda phlant a phobl ifanc wedi’i leoli yng Ngwaith Powdwr Penrhyndeudraeth. Cynorthwyo pobl ifanc yr ardal a’r cymunedau cyfagos i greu perthynas â threftadaeth a dyfodol safle Gwaith Powdwr yw prif nod y gwaith. Cytuneb 11 mis yw’r swydd hon, yn gweithio 21 awr yr wythnos, 60% o wythnos llawn amser, ar gyflog o £23,155 pro rata.

In Memory of Peter Sharp

Friday, 20 November 2015

             Obituary for Peter Sharp – Woodcraft Folk  

            Born 21.04.1920-  Died 22.10.2015

Kibbo Kift talk, 28 November 2015

Friday, 20 November 2015

Woodcraft Folk members are welcome to attend a talk on the Kibbo Kift to be given by Dr Annebella Pollen (Brighton Central and Hove Woodcraft District) on Saturday 28 November at University College London.

The talk, which complements Annebella’s Kibbo Kift exhibition currently at the Whitechapel Gallery in East London, is free to attend and is part of the Public History Discussion Group held at UCL (Institute of Archaeology). Doors open at 11am for refreshments and the talk begins at 11.30am prompt.

Birmingham South AGM

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Announcing Birmingham South District Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Thursday 17th December 2015 7:00pm 
Methodist Church, Cambridge Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands B13 9UE, UK

Sustaining groups- Our priority

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Sustaining existing groups is one of Woodcraft Folk’s strategic priorities, to support this activity the Development team have recently asked all groups and Districts to complete a sustainability survey, looking at the key areas that we believe impact on group sustainability:

• The people you need
• Being part of the Folk
• Finances
• Staying safe
• Publicity and outreach
• Programme planning

Woodcraft Folk at the Climate Revolution Bloc

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Weekend of November 29th people across the world will come together to demand just and fair solutions to the climate crisis.

Here in the UK, thousands of us will march and call on our government, the international community and civil society to deliver a Just Transition to a fairer, more sustainable world - join us!

Eco notebook & pen-New to Folk Supply

Monday, 16 November 2015

 Eco Notebook & Pen-New to Folk Supply!

New to Folk Supply the Eco notebook & pen made from recycled materials. In a choice of four colours, green, red, blue or black. Each notebook holds 70 sheets of plain paper with elasticated closure. A6 size (14.5 x 10cm), perfect to slip in a pocket, bag or at £1.50 each the ideal stocking filler!

Come and see Woodcraft Folk in City Hall, home of the Greater London Authority!

Monday, 16 November 2015

Woodcraft Folk is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a photographic exhibition, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, at London’s City Hall, on the south bank of

 the River Thames by Tower Bridge.

V-Camp 2016, Final Call for Roles!!

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

V-Camp 2016 is coming up in less than a year! Plans are underway, the site is booked, the theme is selected, tickets are going on sale soon! The coordination team have been putting the ground work down and things are about to take off! 

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