Statement: Common Ground Moved to 2022

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See below for translation / ver abajo para la traducción / voir ci-dessous pour la traduction We have taken the difficult decision to postpone Common Ground until 30 July to the 9th of August 2022(TBC). The Camp will still take place at the Kent County Showground.  Needless to say, we have not taken this decision […]

Coronavirus and Common Ground

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Version francais ici National Council for Voluntary Organisations guidance: Currently the advice is for most people to continue to go to work, school and other public places. If your charity is planning events which will bring together large numbers of people, keep your plans under review. If your events depend on volunteers, be aware that […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

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The Common Ground Health Team have been asked about COVID-19 and Camp so we have the following public health information from UK authorities. The important thing is that the risk to individuals in the UK is considered low. Because The World Health Organisation have declared this a public health emergency of international concern, in the […]

Common Ground and the Patriarchy

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We live in a patriarchal society. This means that our social structures and systems are set up in a way that gives men greater power, opportunity and respect. As an organisation that believes in creating a fairer, more just and equal society, we recognise it is our responsibility to challenge the patriarchy and work to […]

Common Ground Bookings so far

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Numbers – up to date on 27/12/19 So far 82 groups have registered onto our booking system. Of these, 40 are Woodcraft Groups/ districts and 42 are International groups.  When each of these groups register they give an estimate of how many people they are planning to bring. If you add all of these up […]

Central Programme Teams

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Over the last 6 months we’ve been searching out and reading exciting applications from people wanting to run the central theme tents at Common Ground. We’ve encouraged international applications and everyone has explained how they’ll include under tens. They all have particular skills and experiences that make them great choices their centres and we will be announcing more information about each of them over the next year! Exciting!