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 […]

Manchester planning meeting

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In February, members of the Common Ground board from Woodcraft Folk met for a day meeting in Manchester.  It was a good chance to update each other about how the planning is going and we all appreciate having the chance to meet face-to-face although it was a shame not to have our international board members […]

Booking is open!

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It’s currently below freezing here in the UK, it has been snowing in parts of the country and all of my Venturer group’s sessions are indoors at this time of year so it feels a bit strange to be thinking about camping next summer… But we’ve just moved one step closer to Common Ground as […]

Common Ground ON TOUR

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Over the last 6 months months board members have been spreading early hype. We’ve been contacting people to share the early information that we have and ask for your input and thoughts for the camp. The ring round… We shared all the Woodcraft districts out between us and have been calling you with questions about […]