Annual Gathering 2020 & Common Ground Pre-camp

Key information at a glance:

How much:

  • Full weekend for participants 21 years and over - £50
  • Full weekend for DFs & Venturers - £25 (NEW)
  • Full weekend for under 13s - £20
  • Free to attend the AGM to be held at the Glasgow Hub 


Booking information for those attending AG & Common Ground precamp 

  • Booking deadline - Monday 11th May 2020 
  • Early booking discount - All bookings received before 16th March 2020 will be discounted by 10% 
  • Late booking fee - Any bookings received after the booking deadline will include a £20 late fee
  • Please note - if you’d like to register as a representative of your district or group (ie. as a delegate who can vote), please ask your district co-ordinator to place your booking for you 
  • You will receive information about completing your booking during the booking process. A reminder of that information can also be found here (opens in a new window).


  • Fairer Fare Pool - Before booking, please check whether or not your district has to pay into the Fairer Fare Pool scheme. You can find out by looking at the Fairer Fare Pool document available here (and to download below). Fare is only applicable to  bookings for attendance to the Kenty County Showground. 

Dates and deadlines -are listed below 

Annual Gathering FINAL Programme Download your copy here!!

Rough guide to Annual Gathering available for download here on the website. Hard copies will be available on the weekend.

Questions - If you have any questions regarding Annual Gathering, please email  

More information on Annual Gathering 2020 and Common Ground Precamp

Annual Gathering is the democratic heart of Woodcraft Folk, where we celebrate our achievements over the past year, elect our General Council, discuss motions and future plans for the movement, share skills & experiences, and enjoy each other’s company in true Woodcraft style.

The Common Ground precamp will be run in collaboration with Woodcraft Folk Annual Gathering and the programme for the weekend will include:

  • Village and Town introductions
  • Workshops around staying safe at camp, camping traditions, sustainability at camp and travel tips for August
  • Taster sessions from our centre volunteers
  • Tours of the site
  • Meeting new people from the UK and our international friends who will be attending Common Ground  

Key Dates and Deadlines 

  • Friday 14 Feb - Convening Notice and Nominations open
  • Friday 14 - Bookings open 
  • Thursday 6  March - Motions deadline (received in writing by 12 noon)
  • Thursday 27 March - Preliminary Agenda issued
  • Monday 16th March - Earlybird booking deadline 
  • Tuesday 24 April - Amendments to Motions (received in writing by 12 noon) 
  • Tuesday 24 April - Nominations deadline (12 noon)
  • Monday 11th May - Bookings deadline 
  • Friday 15th May - Final Agenda issued
  • Friday 29-Sunday 31 May - Annual Gathering
0 - Cover letter for convening notice AG20185.11 KB
1- convening notice 2020.pdf161.5 KB
2 - Nomination Form - AG2020.docx27.29 KB
The role of GC member.pdf149.95 KB
Fairer Fare Pool Kent 2020.pdf327.79 KB