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Feminists of the world unite

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

As a member of IFM-SEI, Woodcraft Folk have been invited to join the international project 'Feminists of the World Unite'.

 

Winter School - Last chance

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The theme of this year's Winter School is "Living and loving diversity – Countering right wing populism and hate speech“

The seminar will take place in the youth Kurt Löwenstein Education Center, the SJD-Die Falken’s education center in Werftpfuhl, near Berlin, in Germany. This is both where the educational programme will take place and the accommodation is located.

Woodcraft StopDSEI Campaign News - December 2019

Saturday, 14 December 2019

A big thank you to Woodcraft and everyone who supported the 2019 StopDSEI campaign.

Woodcraft made a big impact at the StopDSEI campaign in September with a peace kitchen and support for the welfare tent.  We supported a large number of campaigners enabling them to continue their actions against the arms trade. 

Link Your Hands For A Fairer World!

Friday, 13 December 2019
Link your hands together, and let us form a mighty throng. Together we stand in solidarity against greed, and lies, and war. We are of one blood, in kinship with every living thing, and should any be weary, we will help them along. 
 
Political participation does not just happen on election days. Political participation is for all ages at all times.

Get Excited For Common Ground!

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Common Ground is getting closer!! Which means it is time to start finding out about what will be happening at the camp! This might be your first international camp in the UK with Woodcraft Folk or you may have been looking forward to this since CoCamp! The Common Ground board would like everyone to share our excitement and find out more about what to expect at the camp. Our camp is going to be split up into villages (where we will all sleep/eat with our districts, friends and international delegations) and Commons which will be central spaces for all to enjoy.

The results are in for the 2020 Membership Badge Competition

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

We're pleased to announce that the winner of this year Membership Badge competition is Scarlett an Elfin from Dulwich Wood Elfins, Clapham District. We received 543 votes and the chosen design received over 214 of them.

First Hostel for Scotland's Newest District

Wednesday, 11 December 2019


“What’s a hostel ?” asked one of the children from our newest elfin group in Falkirk when we mentioned a hostel trip earlier this term. Well now they know and they’re keen to do it again soon !

Folk Office opening hours this Xmas

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Folk Office will be closed from 12pm on Tuesday 24th December and will re-open on the Thursday 2nd January with a skeleton staff team until the 6th January. 

If you've a safeguarding emergency please email safeguarding@woodcraft.org.uk which will be checked over the festive period. 

Folk Supply Last Orders for 2019

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

 Folk Supply Last Orders!

 

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 9am Monday 16th December 2019.

After this date Folk Supply will close for stock take and year end preparations and no more orders will be posted out until week commencing 6th January 2020.

Reflections from Scottish Rep

Thursday, 28 November 2019

General Council members are taking it in turns to share their reflections with the members. This month we hear from Claire Slocombe, Scottish Rep:

 

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