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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.


Leicestershire Celebrates 90th Birthday

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Leicestershire District enjoyed a wonderful 90th Birthday May Camp with friends from Hinckley, Derby, Coventry and Wales. Eighty people co-operated in fantastic activities from archery to zipwire, plus bushcraft, campfires, canoeing, cooking, crafting, cricket and singing. The camp had all age groups from Woodchips up.

Cudham Adult Reunion

Saturday, 4 July 2015

On Sunday the 4th of July over 40 people came together for the Cudham Adult Reunion. 

It was a wonderful day with volunteers from the whole of Cudhams history coming together to celebrate and remember past events and people who have contributed to the success of the centre.

Heritage Website Redevelopment

Thursday, 2 July 2015

As part of the 90th anniversary celebrations Woodcraft Folk is looking to appoint a developer to upgrade it's current heritage website.

The heritage website was developed as part of Woodcraft Folk's 75th anniversary, and hosts a whole range of photographs, documents and activities. It is definitely worth a visit.

However, as technology has moved on the website needs a refresh. Woodcraft Folk would like the new look website to:

90th Anniversary Commemorative Badge & T-Shirt

Friday, 26 June 2015

 New to Folk Supply

Embroidered badge & T-Shirt to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Woodcraft Folk.

The back of the T-Shirt features a beautiful illustration titled 'A Day in Camp' taken from the Hallo newspaper of the 1937 International camp in Brighton, depicting a day in camp from morning cry, clan duties, singing & dancing to bedtime. Underneath the text reads, 'Grassroots Education since 1925' 

90th Anniversary Pageant 13th June 2-5pm

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

London and South East Region of the Woodcraft Folk will hold our 90th Anniversary Pageant on Saturday 13th June at the Dulwich Fort Scout Centre, 2-5pm

Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2015

Monday, 1 June 2015

 It’s Volunteers’ Week and it’s time to celebrate all you have achieved over the past year.

During Volunteers Week hundreds of events will be taking place across the country to say thank you to volunteers, recognising the important contribution volunteers make.

If you are celebrating volunteers’ week in your group, district, region or Centre don’t forget to upload your photos & stories to the website.

Bushcraft Training Camp

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Woodcraft Park Farm Bushcraft Group – Leader Training Camp 2-4 May 2015

Hats-New to Folk Supply!

Friday, 22 May 2015

 Hats-New to Folk Supply!

Spring may have sprung but as many of you early risers at camp will know there is still a nip in the air. Keep cosy & warm and banish camp hair with a Woodcraft hat!

They are currently available in adult, one size only in the following colours & styles;

Beanie style in dark green with a Thinsulate lining.

Cable knit with bobble in burgundy.

Both feature a Woodcraft Folk embroidered tab and at just £9 each they are the perfect addition to your camp kit.

Watford Ceilidh evening celebrating 90yrs of the Folk

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

We invite you to a Ceilidh evening celebrating 90 years of Woodcraft Folk.

Come along and enjoy a live Ceilidh band and reminisce about the old days.

Please bring a dish of something delicious to share.
Sunday 5th July from 3pm – 7pm at

Multi Cultural
Community Center 70 Durban Road West
Watford Herts WD18 7DS

Please contact Chloe 07929 160959 or Ruth 07775778035 for more info

Hounslow & Twickenham celebrate Woodcraft's 90th birthday

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

On Sunday, in glorious sunshine, Hounslow & Twickenham District celebrated Woodcraft’s 90th birthday with a lunch for 90 people in the garden of Heatham House Youth Centre, Twickenham.

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