News and stories

We've launched #DreamBigAtHome!

Our new lockdown website has hundreds of activities and games to do at home, weekly challenges to try and a regular programme of live workshops and events online, as well as information on how our groups can operate during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Sustaining groups- Our priority

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Sustaining existing groups is one of Woodcraft Folk’s strategic priorities, to support this activity the Development team have recently asked all groups and Districts to complete a sustainability survey, looking at the key areas that we believe impact on group sustainability:

• The people you need
• Being part of the Folk
• Finances
• Staying safe
• Publicity and outreach
• Programme planning

Woodcraft Folk at the Climate Revolution Bloc

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Weekend of November 29th people across the world will come together to demand just and fair solutions to the climate crisis.

Here in the UK, thousands of us will march and call on our government, the international community and civil society to deliver a Just Transition to a fairer, more sustainable world - join us!

Birmingham South AGM

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Announcing Birmingham South District Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Thursday 17th December 2015 7:00pm 
Methodist Church, Cambridge Rd, Birmingham, West Midlands B13 9UE, UK

Eco notebook & pen-New to Folk Supply

Monday, 16 November 2015

 Eco Notebook & Pen-New to Folk Supply!

New to Folk Supply the Eco notebook & pen made from recycled materials. In a choice of four colours, green, red, blue or black. Each notebook holds 70 sheets of plain paper with elasticated closure. A6 size (14.5 x 10cm), perfect to slip in a pocket, bag or at £1.50 each the ideal stocking filler!

Come and see Woodcraft Folk in City Hall, home of the Greater London Authority!

Monday, 16 November 2015

Woodcraft Folk is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a photographic exhibition, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, at London’s City Hall, on the south bank of

 the River Thames by Tower Bridge.

V-Camp 2016, Final Call for Roles!!

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

V-Camp 2016 is coming up in less than a year! Plans are underway, the site is booked, the theme is selected, tickets are going on sale soon! The coordination team have been putting the ground work down and things are about to take off! 

Woodcraft Folk Scotland Celebrates 90 years

Monday, 9 November 2015

What a momentous occasion! Woodcraft Folk is ninety and Scotland celebrated in style. About 150 folk, young and old, veterans and newbies from across Scotland came together at Garnethill Multicultural centre in Glasgow to delight in a wondrous party.

European Youth Forum call for action on European visa rules

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

The negotiations on Europe's new visa rules (which don't apply to the UK but do apply to much of the rest of Europe) are close to being finalised. 

Venturer Camp 2016

Tuesday, 27 October 2015


If you would like to get involved in Venturer Camp or have any questions regarding the event email


Thank you to our Give as you Live supporters

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Huge thanks to all our Give as you Live supporters, particularly our 'Top Ten'  - Bernadette Russell, Andy Marshall, Bryony Walsh, Jon Nott, Owen Sedgwick-Jell, Jane Astill, Nadine Spencer, Sandra Smith, Emily Crane and Carly Walker-Dawson who between them have raised over £300 for Woodcraft funds.

How did they do this? Just by using Give as you Live for online purchases. All they had to do was install the Give as You Live extension to their web browser.

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