News and stories

Widening Participation at Development Conference

Friday, 2 March 2018

Last weekend Woodcraft members of all ages from across the country met at a Development Weekend in York to share practice, learn lessons and produce resources which will enable all groups to increase inclusion and diversity. Check out this great video they put together which will give you a better idea of what they achieved and are plans to widen participation in our movement. 

Annual Gathering 2019 - Save the Date

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Annual Gathering 2019 will be held 21-23 June at a venue in the North of England. Look out for further announcements.

Find information on Annual Gathering here.

Call for researchers

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Woodcraft Folk's 'Heading to 100' Advisory Group wish to celebrate the transfer of our archive at UCL with an event looking at Woodcraft Folk's contribution to 'education for social change'.

Entitled: Education for Social Change: The many histories of Woodcraft Folk

A symposium is being co-organised by UCL, University of Brighton and Woodcraft Folk to take place on Saturday 15th September 2018, University College London

General Council Update

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Last weekend General Council held their first meeting of 2018 in London.

Tom Brooks one of the members of council has put together this great video to update you on what they discussed and what's going on in the movement right now.

Switch to Co-op Energy prepayment and raise funds for Woodcraft

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Co-op Energy have launched a new pre-payment product which enables customers to switch supply for pre-payment meters on-line for the first time. It's 100% green electricity, you have a choice of dual fuel or electricity only and you receive 1 £10 Mid-Counties Co-op voucher per fuel when you switch.

Woodies makeover begins

Friday, 2 February 2018

A team of eager volunteers gathered at Biblins over the weekend to give the site a good spring clean. Volunteers travelled 

Aims and Principles of Woodcraft Folk - Webinar Series

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

There will be a series of webinars starting 6th February to explore how we can put Woodcraft Folk’s aims and principles into action whilst running our groups. The webinars are taking each aim and principle of Woodcraft Folk and presenting how members can support children to engage and explore them.

Jill Higgleton

Thursday, 18 January 2018

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Jill Higgleton on Wednesday 10th January 2018.

Central Brighton and Hove District at Burning the Clocks 2017

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Check out this video of Central Brighton and Hove District at Burning the Clocks 2017.

Leader Training Weekend: 9-11 February

Friday, 12 January 2018

Places are still available on our forthcoming leader training weekend in Febraury, which will take place at the Darsham Country Centre in Suffolk.

The training is suitable for new and existing volunteers working with any of our age groups. Participants will have the chance to share challenges and solutions, as welll as learn practical tips and techniques for managing your group, keeping young people safe, and planning an engaging programme.

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