heritage

Folk Symbol session

This session was run with an Elfin group as part of a term's work on 'Community' to explore the theme of 'Our Woodcraft Commiunity'. We discussed the meaning behind the Woodcraft logo, and then used a selection of postcards to explore our understanding of Woodcraft Folk's values.

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.

Michelle Collins - 90th film

Michelle Collins recording the voiceover for 'Heading for 100' - our 90th anniversary film.

Heading for 100 - A Woodcraft Folk film

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

We're pleased to have launched our new film "Heading for 100". Narrated by Michelle Collins, the film uses Woodcraft Folk films from the past nine decades to tell the story of Woodcraft Folk's first 90 years and looks forward to our centenary in 2025.

The film was produced by media.coop, working with Debs McCahon and Nicola Samson as part of our 90th anniversary celebrations and was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Celebrating 90 years

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Throughout 2015/16 many groups have come together to celebrate 90 years of Woodcraft Folk, activities have included:

Heritage scrapbooks

Waltham Abbey Heritage Scrapbooks

Hands In 2016

Friday, 18 December 2015

Hands In 2016

Hands In was created in 2011 by young members of the TREE Steering Group. The idea was simple, as a movement we would all try to engage in similar activities to celebrate our shared values at a similar time of year. Hands In has seen groups across the UK participate in quilt making, geocaching and poetry writing.

In 2016, Woodcraft Folk would like groups to build on the many 90th anniversary celebrations by exploring Woodcraft Folk’s heritage and discussing aspirations for its future as part of the Hands In month.

Rene Poole 90th Exhibition

Rene Poole browses the exhibition at City Hall marking Woodcraft Folk's 90th anniversary

Heritage Website Redevelopment

Thursday, 2 July 2015

As part of the 90th anniversary celebrations Woodcraft Folk is looking to appoint a developer to upgrade it's current heritage website.

The heritage website was developed as part of Woodcraft Folk's 75th anniversary, and hosts a whole range of photographs, documents and activities. It is definitely worth a visit.

However, as technology has moved on the website needs a refresh. Woodcraft Folk would like the new look website to:

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