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New guide to Workers' Co-ops launched

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

On Saturday 23rd June, co-operators at the annual Futures North conference at Sheffield Hallam University raised a toast and cut a giant cake, to launch the new edition of 'How to Set Up a Workers' Co-op'.

A walk in the (sculpture) park

Monday, 9 July 2012

On 27th June 2012, The Leicestershire District held a family walk. Fifty one Woodies - Woodchips, Elfins, Pioneers, Venturers, DFs and Kinsfolk - came on a two hour stroll through Watermead Country Park on the North East edge of the city.

Your movement needs YOU - open letter to the Folk

Friday, 15 June 2012


Have you heard about Woodcraft Folk’s mentoring scheme?

We are looking for people to be involved in the scheme in a variety of ways...

Woodcraft Folk in Pakistan

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

"Sheffield Woodcraft believes that all brick-kiln worker children should have the right to free education and urges Woodcraft Folk and IFM-SEI to support APFUTU's campaign for the provision of sustainable schools for all child labourers."

This is one of the conclusions of the delegation who travelled from Sheffield Woodcraft Folk to Pakistan to see the opening of a school for brick-kiln workers' children. 

Training a co-operative enterprise: skills sharing and training

Saturday, 2 June 2012

International Seminar on Co-operative Enterprise: Training a co-operative enterprise: skills sharing and training funded by the European Union programme Youth In Action

Park Farm Working Day January 2012

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Park Farm Working Day January 15th 2012

Volunteers from across London and the South East came together on Sunday (15th Jan) for a working day at Park Farm, Woodcraft’s campsite in the heart of the Sussex countryside.

Creating A Kinsfolk Network

Saturday, 30 October 2010

This is the first in what will be a series of articles, hopefully one every other week, where different people will present their ideas as to how Kinsfolk could work. If you would like to contribute an article to this please send it to me on I have another couple that have all ready been sent to me and I can make sure they come out in a fair way.

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