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.


Woodcraft Folk 90 Year Celebrations-Burning the Clocks Parade

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

 WOODCRAFT FOLK 90 YEAR CELEBRATIONS- Brighton and Hove Woodcraft Folk make a start at the Burning the Clocks Parade celebrating the Winter Solstice, on the 21st December.

This really was too good an opportunity to be missed to raise the profile of Woodcraft Folk in a procession that has been going for 21 years in Brighton, and which Woodcraft Folk has played a significant part, right from the start.

Venturer Secret Friends

Monday, 5 January 2015

In your venturer groups you should have recently received a newsletter from Venturer Committee, speaking of several things

 including Venturer Secret Friends.

Heritage Project Officer vacancy

Friday, 19 December 2014

90 years of Woodcraft Folk - Heritage Project Officer

Salary: £25,265 +£2,500 ILW
Location: SE17 London
Fixed term until 31st March 2016

If you feel you can motivate and support others to explore, record, interpret, share and celebrate the diverse history of Woodcraft Folk then we want to hear from you!

90 years of Woodcraft Folk project to launch in the New Year

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

In the New Year Woodcraft Folk will be launching a new project to reflect on its 90 year history. The project will involve opportunities for members of all ages to explore:

• The difference Woodcraft Folk has made on people’s lives, leaders and children
• How society has changed in the last 90 years – do we live in a fairer more equal world?
• Personal stories and memories through oral history recordings
• Material held at the Youth Movement archive at LSE and the National Co-operative Archive

The End of 80 Great Years

Thursday, 11 December 2014

 A Great Celebration

Folk Supply closed until January 2015

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

We'd like to advise all our members that the deadline for Folk Supply orders for this festive period has now passed. Folk Supply is now closed until the New Year for Stock take and the holidays. Any orders received will not be dispatched until the new year.

If you would still like to proceed to the Folk Supply online store please click here.

Items available in Folk Supply.

UK Project Manager wanted

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Woodcraft Folk is growing, join us 

UK New Groups Project Manager

35hr per week, £25,265 - £29,745

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Job location to be agreed on appointment, the post holder will be working with development teams across North Wales, Merseyside, West Yorkshire, County Durham and southern Scotland

Bushcraft Leader Training Camp 2 – 4 May 2015

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

This three day training camp will be held at our very own Woodcraft Park Farm, in Lurgashall

We will camp in tents on the edge of the woods and will take part in bushcraft training in the bushcraft area within the woods and in the main barn building of the farm.

New Partnership with Sense in Glasgow

Monday, 24 November 2014

Volunteering Makes Sense !Sense Scotland and Woodcraft Folk are joining forces in an exciting new project in Glasgow's Southside.  This project aims to provide children with complex needs and learning disabilities the opportunity to participate in a new Woodcraft Folk group based at Sense's Touchbase facility in Glasgow.

New Leader Training Available!!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

GREAT NEWS!! We’re hosting ‘New Leader Training’ at the Lockerbrook centre this December, March & September 2015.

Members are welcome to come along and take part in a weekend of different workshops focused on supporting our children and young people in the movement.

Syndicate content