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!

Common Ground – Brexit

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No VISA’s will be required for EU27 citizens to attend Common Ground regardless of Brexit outcome. While Brexit remains undecided and may well have implications on the lives of the British people and citizens of the EU27, it is very unlikely to impact Common Ground. While UK political parties disagree on freedom for EU27 citizens to live and […]

Common Ground Staff Recruitment

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Preparations for Common Ground International Camp 2020 are now ramping up to the next phase as the Board seek to recruit a staff team to deliver their vision and ensure everything is in place for August 1st 2020. From the middle of May Woodcraft Folk will begin the recruitment process for a Project Manager to prepare […]