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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.

Visit www.DreamBigAtHome.uk

Growing Groups in Merseyside

Friday, 16 October 2015

Short-term contract opportunity in Merseyside

New exhibition and book explore the roots of the Woodcraft Folk

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

A new exhibition and publication on the subject of the Kibbo Kift Kindred launch this month. Kibbo Kift was an outdoor reform organisation, established in 1920, which aimed for world peace through a distinctive blend of camping, hiking and handicraft. Led by the charismatic artist leader, John Hargrave, the group was made up of a mix of social reformers, spiritual seekers, suffragettes and artists.

NCS Social Action

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The summer of 2015 saw Woodcraft Folk's NCS programme take 17 teams of young people through the stages of Daring, Discovering, Developing and finally Doing their own Social Action Projects.

The teams developed their own ideas and projects based on what they felt the community needed and could benefit from. The projects were varied and successful, there was anything from Tombola and Tea Rooms to Boxes for the homeless and Open Mic Nights. Examples include:

Group Celebrates 50 Years of Fun at Lockerbrook

Monday, 7 September 2015

Lockerbrook Management Committee would like to thank the recent visitors who kindly made a very generous donation to Lockerbrook to enable us to continue offering a unique place of profound peacefulness and natural beauty.

Oral History Training – 30 October-1 November 2015 – BOOKING OPEN!

Monday, 7 September 2015

We are repeating our hugely successful Life Story Interviewing weekend and places are still available – do join us!

The training is open to members as part of Woodcraft Folk’s HLF funded 90 years Anniversary Heritage Project. Come and learn about life story interviewing and become part of the Folk’s Oral History Interviewing Team.

New Leader Training - Book Now!

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

 

An Evening With Irene Poole

Friday, 28 August 2015

On Saturday 12th September from 7pm join Newham Watersmeet Woodcraft Folk for an evening of memories and stories of the l

Eastbourne 90th Birthday Camp 2015

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Eastbourne 90th Birthday Camp 2015

Glasgow Origins Camp 2015, Coldingham, East Scotland

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

This year all Glasgow Woodcraft Folk groups got together for a fun camping week at a working farm in Coldingham on the East Coast of Scotland. Elfins, Woodchips, Pioneers, Venturers, DFs and other adults put all their effort into making this camp one to remember.
       The theme of the camp was ‘origins’ because we were celebrating the 90th anniversary of Woodcraft Folk. We celebrated this through different traditional Woodcraft Folk activities and songs.

Woodcraft Park Farm Working Weekend!

Friday, 24 July 2015

Our last working party was so successful, we thought we would do a weekend this time!

The Woodcraft Folk Park Farm Commitee are organising a working party at Lurgashall Park Farm, (Lurgashall West Sussex, GU28 9EU) August bank holiday weekend 28th - 31st August 2015.

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