Spring Awakening 2024 CANCELLED

Following an announcement of an on-site health and safety issue beyond our control that is unable to be resolved prior to the event due to the bank holiday weekend, the coordination team have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Spring awakening. According to the site we were going to use, their new electrical …

Where on earth is Spring Awakening 2024?!

(UPDATE 26/03/24: Spring awakening 2024 has been cancelled, please read the next chronological news post. Please note the irony of this post has not been lost on the DF Communications Team) We have heard your cries. Our comms team have received your many emails, comments and messages. “WHERE IS SPRING AWAKENING???” We responded to some …

WANTED: DFs to work as Peer Facilitators on a nationwide project!

Are you passionate about cooperative values? Do you use cooperation in your everyday life? Have you used cooperative values such as democracy, equality, equity and ethical values to plan and deliver social action?  Woodcraft Folk are looking to build a team of enthusiastic peer facilitators (age 18+) who will deliver workshops to young people across …

WANTED: DFs to contribute to the Journal of Co-operative Studies!

Woodcraft Folk turns 100 years old in 2025, which means it’s an exciting time to be a DF as we start the countdown to next year! In the meantime, DFs have received an exciting request from the UK Society For Co-operative Studies (UKSCS), who are publishing a special issue of the Journal of Co-operative Studies …

Introducing Winter Wonderland 2023

After an incredible weekend launching the new era of DFs at Autumn Nocturne, we are thrilled to announce our next event: Winter Wonderland 2023! Taking place in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset between December 27th- 30th, this year’s theme is UPRISING. But uprising against what you ask? Surely your political standings as a youth movement in the present …

Autumn Nocturne bookings are FULL!

In less than a week from opening the booking system, we have officially sold out Autumn Nocturne! From the entire Autumn Nocturne team, we are absolutely thrilled that you all share our enthusiasm for this new event. We can’t wait to officially launch the new era of DFs with you! For those who have booked: …

Safeguarding

New Safeguarding Rep

DF Committee are picking our new Safeguarding Rep, which is a serious role with lots of responsibility. 2 people are standing, Hazel Cawthan and Caitlin O’Boyle. If you think either of these people would be unsuitable for the role, please let us know at tiny.cc/anonform.