News and stories

New home for Woodcraft in the West

Friday, 12 January 2018

 New management for Biblins Youth Campsite

The Forestry Commission are pleased to announce new management arrangements for the Biblins youth campsite.  After many years of in-house management, the site at The Doward,Whitchurch, Ross-on-Wyewill now be managed under a long-term lease with the UK charity, Woodcraft Folk.

Woodcraft Folk are a progressive youth organisation with 90 years’ experience of supporting children and young people to camp, play and learn about the environment.

How many ways can you raise funds for the Folk?

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Have you looked at our Supporters page lately?

There are so many ways to raise funds for Woodcraft Folk and most of them don't require you to jump out of an aeroplane or run a marathon - though we're very happy that a team is doing just that. Please support them.

Planning and supporting effective campaigning - new resource

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

2017 was a busy year for campaigning and it looks like 2018 will provide plenty of opportunities to make our voices heard on issues that matter to Woodcraft Folk. General Council has prepared a new resource to help members plan effective, inclusive campaigning activity and to clarify the process for Woodcraft Folk endorsing campaigns organised by others. 

You can view the resource or download a PDF version at https://woodcraft.org.uk/resources/campaign-planning-approval-process

2018 Calendar. Don't miss out limited stock reduced to clear

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

In line with the theme of the membership badge for 2018 this calendar features 12 beautiful photos from throughout the years inspired by Woodcraft Folks participation in Social Action. This glossy A3 wall calendar will bring you pleasure throughout the year and motivate you to continue all you do to help build a fairer world for all. 

The calendar comes with a board mailing envelope making it the perfect gift for under £10!

Size:A3 (includes wire loop hanger)

Support for team Woodcraft!

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

 Support our team Woodcraft!

Brighton Marathon 2018 is taking place on Sunday 15th April and we have an amazing team of runners taking part to raise much needed funds for the Folk. While most of us are still snuggled up in bed they are out in all weathers training in preparation.

Marching on in Scotland

Friday, 8 December 2017

 

 Marching on in Scotland

Last Orders for Folk Supply 2017

Thursday, 7 December 2017

 Folk Supply Christmas 2017

Christmas and the New Year are fast approaching and we would like to remind you of the last date to place an order with Folk Supply is Sunday 17th December 2017.

After this date Folk Supply will close for stock take and year end preparations and no more orders will be posted out until January 2018.

Update from the recent General Council meeting

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Last weekend General Council met for the first time at our Lockerbrook Centre to discuss all things Woodcraft. They've put together this great video to introduce themselves to you and update you on the exciting things that are going to be happening in our movement over the next few years. General council's main responsibilities are to help set and fulfill the main

The results are in for this years Membership Badge Competition!!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

We're pleased to announce that the winner of this year Membership Badge competition is Alicia Peacock a venturer from the Ealing & Hammersmith District. We received over 133 votes and the result was very close with only nine votes separating 1st and 2nd place.

We'd like to thank the 151 members who made an entry and their Districts for supporting them to get their entries in: 

Recycle4Woodcraft

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Recycle your inkjet cartridges, raise money for Woodcraft Folk and protect the environment!

It’s so easy. You just need to visit www.recycle4charity.co.uk/Register/C85021 and enter your contact details. You can order freepost bags to return your items in, or even arrange for a box of wanted items to be collected, free of charge! You can even monitor your account to see how much you’ve raised and each quarter an automatic payment will be made to Woodcraft Folk.

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