News and stories
Have you wanted to bring some of your group to Lockerbrook but do not have enough people to fill the place?
Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.
Over 50 Scottish members, experienced and new, older and younger came together for our annual Scottish Gathering weekend at the end of January. Members from all our districts; Glasgow West End, Glasgow Southside, Glasgow East End, Glasgow Kelvingrove, Stirling, Falkirk, Edinburgh Portobello, Edinburgh Bruntsfield and Newhaven shared their news and ideas together.
The Woodcraft Folk is the co-operative social educational movement for young people. Our Aims & Principles state that: “We will work to develop the knowledge, attitudes, values and skills necessary for our members to act to secure their equal participation in the democratic process that will enable them to bring about the changes that they feel are necessary to create a more equal and caring world.” Unfolding global and national events have brought these aims into sharp focus.
The Northern Region are planning a co-operative camp, on in which Districts choose to camp at the same time and in the same place as other Districts. District will each be responsible for their own catering, equipment and transport BUT will have the opportunity to network with each other.
During the Spring term groups are being encouraged to think to the future - what are their ambitions for their group and the wider movement as we head towards our centenary in 2025.
This term we're running a number of Webinars on District Office Bearer roles:
Folk Assembly 2017 will be held at Bramphope Campsite near Leeds from Friday 23 June to Sunday 25 June.
Folk Assembly will have great opportunities for training, discussion and development - and social activities.
Meet Woodies from around the country and share ideas.
Help shape the movement.
(Thanks to Hufi Neibig for creating our Save the Date artwork)
Woodcraft will be hosting an international camp in the summer of 2020.
Woodcrafters of all ages are invited to join us along with IFM-SEI groups from all over the world, for a week of fun and festivity.
Past and present members of Exeter District were delighted to come together at a Ceilidh for a joint celebration -
Woodcraft Folks 90 years and a surprise Acknowledgement of their oldest serving member of 96 years - Riki