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European Falcon Movement Network Meeting, 26-30 March in Belgium

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Woodcraft Folk is excited to join other European IFM-SEI members at the next European Falcon Movement Network meeting i Brussels, 26th-30th March 2020.

 

IFM-SEI have successfully attracted funding to support the network to come together to share practice and support international solidarity. For Woodcraft Folk this will be a great opportunity to promote Common Ground and demonstrate international friendship.

 

The agenda has yet to be agreed: Do you have suggestions of topics for this European Network?

 

Feminists of the world unite

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

As a member of IFM-SEI, Woodcraft Folk have been invited to join the international project 'Feminists of the World Unite'.

 

Winter School - Last chance

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

The theme of this year's Winter School is "Living and loving diversity – Countering right wing populism and hate speech“

The seminar will take place in the youth Kurt Löwenstein Education Center, the SJD-Die Falken’s education center in Werftpfuhl, near Berlin, in Germany. This is both where the educational programme will take place and the accommodation is located.

Woodcraft StopDSEI Campaign News - December 2019

Saturday, 14 December 2019

A big thank you to Woodcraft and everyone who supported the 2019 StopDSEI campaign.

Woodcraft made a big impact at the StopDSEI campaign in September with a peace kitchen and support for the welfare tent.  We supported a large number of campaigners enabling them to continue their actions against the arms trade. 

Link Your Hands For A Fairer World!

Friday, 13 December 2019
Link your hands together, and let us form a mighty throng. Together we stand in solidarity against greed, and lies, and war. We are of one blood, in kinship with every living thing, and should any be weary, we will help them along. 
 
Political participation does not just happen on election days. Political participation is for all ages at all times.

First Hostel for Scotland's Newest District

Wednesday, 11 December 2019


“What’s a hostel ?” asked one of the children from our newest elfin group in Falkirk when we mentioned a hostel trip earlier this term. Well now they know and they’re keen to do it again soon !

Get Excited For Common Ground!

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Common Ground is getting closer!! Which means it is time to start finding out about what will be happening at the camp! This might be your first international camp in the UK with Woodcraft Folk or you may have been looking forward to this since CoCamp! The Common Ground board would like everyone to share our excitement and find out more about what to expect at the camp. Our camp is going to be split up into villages (where we will all sleep/eat with our districts, friends and international delegations) and Commons which will be central spaces for all to enjoy.

The results are in for the 2020 Membership Badge Competition

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

We're pleased to announce that the winner of this year Membership Badge competition is Scarlett an Elfin from Dulwich Wood Elfins, Clapham District. We received 543 votes and the chosen design received over 214 of them.

Folk Office opening hours this Xmas

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Folk Office will be closed from 12pm on Tuesday 24th December and will re-open on the Thursday 2nd January with a skeleton staff team until the 6th January. 

If you've a safeguarding emergency please email safeguarding@woodcraft.org.uk which will be checked over the festive period. 

The Londoner

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

 

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.

Click the image below to read the latest edition of the Londoner!! 

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