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Update from Scotland - Reaching out in 2018

Friday, 4 May 2018

 In February 56 members of all ages from across Scotland got together at our annual Scottish Gathering.  We congregated at Crianlarich for workshops on Inclusion, Outreach and Publicity, the Woodcraft Folk Scotland AGM and some general networking and socialising.  We want to share this film produced from a series of short films created by young members who took a crash course in film making and editing over the course of the weekend.

Chaos Venturers raise money for local homeless charity

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Last week the members of Caos Venturers (Brighthelmstone District) showed their suppport to the young homeless poeple in Brighton by arranging a 'sleep out' for Clock Tower Sanctuary, a local day centre for the homeless aged 16 -25.

General Secretary to step down in September

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Woodcraft Folk General Secretary, Jon Nott, has today announced that he will step down at the end of September.

The Annual Gathering Early bird booking deadline is fast approaching

Thursday, 19 April 2018

 

Don't forget Thursday 19th April (noon) is the early bird booking deadline for Annual Gathering 2018

Book your summer camp now at Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Is your group looking for somewhere to hold your summer camp? 

Well done team Woodcraft!

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

 Well done team Woodcraft!

 

Congratulations to Angus, Debs, Neil, Rich and Sean our valiant team who ran the Brighton Marathon to raise much needed funds for the Folk. All completed and in some impressive times. We simply cannot thank you enough you are truly amazing.

New to Folk Supply-Frisbee, recycled & biodegradable

Monday, 16 April 2018

 New to Folk Supply April 2018.

New Frisbee, recycled & biodegradable.

Have fun and be kind to the planet. This isn’t just any Frisbee. This Frisbee is made from recycled and biodegradable materials, sourced from a UK based factory who have invested heavily in using largely sustainable energy.

Meet the new Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre team

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Jo Holliday is the new Centre Manager. Her main objective is to develop the Centre to be an outstanding activity centre for Woodcraft Folk and other groups. Previously she worked in the student union movement for over 25 years supporting international students. She was also a group leader for many years when her daughters were active in Woodcraft and has fond memories of bringing groups up to stay at Lockerbrook! When she is not working she is a keen off-road runner in the Peak District and beekeeper/allotmenteer.

We have some fantastic new opportunities at Edinburgh Woodcraft!

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

 

Do you want to work with children or young people?

Are you passionate about big ideas like equality, the environment and cooperation?

We have some fantastic new opportunities across Edinburgh Woodcraft for people looking to gain new skills and experience of working with children in a cooperative way. 

Common Ground 2020 launch website

Sunday, 18 March 2018

 

Common Ground is excited to present our new website and launch video. 

 

Www.commonground.camp

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