AGM 2020 & Common Ground Pre-camp

Due to most recent government guideance we are not able to meet face to face for Annual Gathering and Common Ground precamp. Although this is a shame the team are working hard on delivering all the sessions (and maybe a few extras!) online for all to participate in through Goto meeting or watch back at a convinient time.

Our Standing orders committee are looking into ways we will be able to hold our AGM online and members can participate remotely. Detailsand dates will be advertised shortly. 

Key information at a glance:

  • When - 29 to 31 May 2020 
  • Where - Online GoTo meetings 
  • What - Scroll down to read a description of what usually happens at Annual Gathering.  All papers for the event including convening notice, forms, timetables and programmes are available to download at the bottom of this page.


Dates and deadlines -are listed below 

FINAL Programme - Dates and times will be available soon 

Rough guide to our AGM 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. More information about this years AGM will be published soon. 

The Common Ground precamp programme will include:

  • Village and town introductions
  • Information about the site in Kent
  • Safety on camp
  • Sharing our ways of camping
  • Sustainability
  • UK tourism tips for August 2020
  • Programme Centre tasters
  • Crossing cultures on camp
  • IFM-SEI project showcase
  • Practical advice and problem solving around group camping

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
  • Saturday 30 May  - AGM Glasgow Hub 
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