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New Folk Supply for Christmas

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

 7-Piece Pencil Set & Sharpener-New to Folk Supply!    

New to Folk Supply the 7-Piece Coloured pencil set, contains 6 coloured pencils, with a handy sharpener in the lid all contained in a cardboard tube. With a choice of coloured lids, Red, Yellow & Blue. Perfect to slip in a pocket, bag or at £1.80 each the ideal stocking filler!

Scottish Skillsharing - with Streamers

Monday, 5 December 2016


On Sunday 20th November Woodies from across Scotland gathered in Glasgow for an afternoon of skill sharing and socialising.  The aim was for everyone of all ages to learn something new to take back to their groups, and to build links between groups around the country.

John Marland Obituary

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

It is with a sad heart that we must report the passing away of John Marland (WINGFOOT) of Watford Woodcraft Folk. 

John died on 31st October at the incredible age of 94. He was born in 1922 and was married to Kate.

Woodcraft Park Farm bookings now open for 2017!

Friday, 18 November 2016

 

Woodcraft Park Farm bookings for 2017 camping are now open. Woodcraft Park Farm is a campsite in the picturesque village of Lurgashall, West Sussex, in the South Downs Natonal Park. The site can accomodate up to 100 campers at a time in one

Engaging refugee and asylum-seeking families in the Folk

Friday, 18 November 2016

We have secured funding from Children in Need to set up a new Elfin group in Glasgow to attract refugees

PhD Opportunity

Friday, 11 November 2016

PhD studentship opportunity -

Oral History of the Woodcraft Folk

The University of Brighton is inviting applications for funded PhD studentship topics to commence in September 2017.

Membership Badge Design Selected for 2017

Monday, 7 November 2016

We're pleased to announce that the winner of this year Membership Badge competition is Maya Hyde (13 years) from the Mahlangu Venturers in Brighton Central & Hove District. We received over 300 votes and the result was very close with only two votes separating 1st and 2nd place.

Activities for your Elfins this Autumn

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Have fun with your Elfins this Autumn by doing some of the suggested outdoor activities: 

Vote for your favourite Membership Badge design for 2017

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Earlier this year we asked our members to take part in this year’s Membership Badge competition. The theme was ‘Woodcraft Folk in the year 2106’.

Last year was a chance for reflection and looking back at our history. So we thought this time we’d like our members to look to the future and imagine Woodcraft Folk in another 90 years.

First fiver for the folk!

Thursday, 13 October 2016

 First fiver for the Folk!

Many of you will have received one of the newly issued five pound notes, marvelled at its see through water mark and indestructability, wondered if you should save it, spend it, frame it?

Why not donate it!

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