Woodcraft Folk Exhibition
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Woodcraft Folk: The first 90 years Exhibition

City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA, United Kingdom

This special exhibition at City Hall looks at this youth movement founded by Leslie Paul in 1925.

He came up with the idea as a young man living in Catford, south London, of creating a new kind of organisation for young people.  Paul was inspired by Native Americans and wanted to give city children the chance to enjoy outdoor life and learn about the natural world.

The woodcraft Folk is open to both boys and girls. It is based on democratic and peaceful principles of co-operation, international friendship and education for social change. 

Come and find out how Woodcraft Folk has evolved over the years and it is still thriving today thanks to the generosity of adult volunteers.

Getting to City Hall

Getting to City Hall

  • Underground and rail stations:
    • London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines and mainline station)
    • Tower Hill (Circle and District lines)
    • Tower Gateway (Docklands Light Railway)
  • Buses: 42, 47, 78, 381, RV1
  • River services: to London Bridge City Pier, also Tower Millennium Pier and St Katharine's Pier - see Transport for London - river services (external website)
  • Bicycle: bicycle racks are available at City Hall, on the south side of the building by Potters Fields Park.

Find more information about getting here by public transport using Transport for London's Journey Planner (external website).

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