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Your Digital Family Quiz

Monday, 9 November 2020

Does your family know its TikTok from its Twitter? Its Deliveroo from its Discord? And its Bieber from its Baby Shark?

We are running a new online quiz event called Your Digital Family on 25th November at 6pm – about all the brilliant and different things families love doing online. And you can take part from your front room, dining table, or wherever your family can come together online.

Gender division

Saturday, 7 November 2020

My name is Aggie Taylor and I have just written my undergraduate dissertation: ‘The gendered divisions of labour within voluntary organisations with a commitment to equality: An in-depth study of the Woodcraft Folk’.

Oct 2020 GC Update

Friday, 6 November 2020

General Council met online on Saturday 24th October - here’s a quick summary of our meeting to keep you in the loop.

Welcomes RAEng report

Wednesday, 4 November 2020

Woodcraft Folk welcomes new report by the Royal Academy of Engineering

Coming up with Dream Big At Home

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Hopefully by now most of our members have had a chance to check out our new resource based website which now has over 200 activities that can be done individually at home, with your household or with a group online or at a social distance. If you haven't now is a perfect time to have a look! We have alo been publishing weekly challenges for all to take part in and share what they have made, learned and done. It's been fantastic to recently see groups using activities and challenges from #DreamBigAtHome to form their programme for this term.

Come along to our Groop surgeries

Thursday, 15 October 2020

As functionality is being increased on Groop, we want to offer you all the opportunity to come along and receive more training online. Come along and receive guidance, updates on developments, ask questions and grow more confident in using the system for the future.

Volunteer now on the Ingenious Project: engineering solutions for climate change

Monday, 12 October 2020

For more information and to get involved contact: 991680

We are seeking engineers from all disciplines to volunteer to train as peer educators, to take part in ideas workshops on engineering solutions to the climate crisis in schools, youth groups, festivals and public events. 

Membership Badge Competition 2021

Friday, 2 October 2020

Earlier this year we launched the competition to find next year’s membership badge design. Last year was a chance for groups to think about International friendship and this year in light of the current crisis we wanted our children & young people to think about how they've helped members of their local communities. 

This years competition: 

Folk Supply re-opens!

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to let you know that Folk Supply will re-open on Tuesday 29th September. Go to

Orders will be sent out once a week from this date. And we intend to continue as long as its is safe to do so, any change to guidance and our service will be noted on the front page of the online shop.

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