News and stories

Pioneer Activity Weekend at Biblins - 6th-7th October

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Announcing our next Pioneer Activity Weekend, taking place on the 6th - 7th October at Biblins Youth Centre. The activities on offer will include: 

DF Camp 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Have you  booked your place to attend this year's DF camp? Time is almost running out so don't delay!! 

DF camp is the main event on the District Fellows calendar so don’t miss out. The camp will be held from the 2nd - 9th August and will be hosted in Cambridgeshire. 

Annual Gathering 2018 - What happened?

Friday, 29 June 2018

This year's Annual Gathering was held at our newest campsite - the wonderful Biblins - in glorious sunshine. Saturday was full of celebration of our achievements over the past year, launching our new strategic plan - which will take us through to our centenary in 2025 - and a wide range of inspiring workshops and skill-sharing sessions.

Four New Groups in the Eastern Region Opened During Year One of Project

Thursday, 28 June 2018

As our DCMS and Big Lottery funded New Groups Project in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire begins its second year of operation, we have four new Pioneer groups successfully up and running in the region with even more Pioneer and Venturer groups to follow soon.

Archive on display

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Working closely with the Institute of Education at UCL and the University of Brighton Woodcraft Folk are pleased to announce new opportunities to access our archive and to learn about the history of Woodcraft Folk.

British Youth Council update (June 2018)

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Woodcraft Folk is a member of the British Youth Council (BYC). You can access the BYC's June-2018 update here

DF Volunteer Link Up

Sunday, 24 June 2018

DFs are trying to get our members more involved in their local groups. We have recently created a page on our own website (spanthatworld.com) where different volunteering opportunities can be posted. If you run/are starting up a Woodcraft Folk group and would like DF volunteers to help please get in touch so we can spread the word. 

Elfin trip to Cudham - weekend of the royal wedding

Monday, 11 June 2018

Elfins from Brighton Central and Hove District had a great visit to Cudham from 18 to 20 May. On the Saturday afternoon instead of watching the royal wedding they took part in a Wide Game designed to educate them about the problems of plastic waste and how they can help (see photos).

Chanctonbury Ring District learn about the NHS

Monday, 11 June 2018

Last week members of the Chanctonbury Ring District attended the Steyning Festival and took part in their procession. The procession's theme was 'Revolution' and the district decided to represent the NHS, celebrating the revolution of British healthcare. 

General Council needs you!

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

General Council (Woodcraft Folk's Board of Trustees) is made up of members like you, elected by members like you. At Annual Gathering (22-24 June), we'll be electing two members of General Council in the 16-24 category and five members of any age. If you'd like to find out more about being on General Council, please email nominations@woodcraft.org.uk and we can put you in touch with a current GC member for a chat.

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