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Woodlore Christmas Opening Times

Please note that the Woodlore office will close for the Christmas period at 2:00 PM GMT on Friday 21st December 2018. We will reopen for business at 9:00 AM GMT on Thursday 3rd January 2019.

Orders can still be placed online during this period, but please note that they will not be dispatched until the office re-opens in January.

Any queries during this time should be sent to info@raymears.com

We wish all of our customers the very best for Christmas and the New Year!

 

Woodlore Christmas Posting Dates

Our final posting day this year will be Friday 21st December. To ensure that your parcel arrives in plenty of time for Christmas, please place your order in accordance with the relevant recommended dates below:

UK:

Royal Mail 1st Class and Parcelforce Express 48:
Please place your order by 2:00 PM on Thursday 20th December.

Royal Mail Tracked 24, Royal Mail Special Delivery and Parcelforce Express 24:
Please place your order by 2:00 PM on Friday 21st December.

As an extra helping hand, all UK orders £50.00 and over (not including postage costs) placed after 2:00 PM GMT on Wednesday 19th December 2018 until we close at 2:00 PM GMT on Friday 21st December 2018 will be dispatched via a guaranteed next working day delivery service. That’s an upgraded service at no extra cost to you.

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2019 Course Dates are Now Available to Book

Our Woodlore courses due to take place in 2019 are now available to book on the website.  In celebration of our 35th Anniversary, Ray has offered his time to lead some of his usual courses, alongside some of our classics, giving everyone the chance to learn a range of bushcraft skills directly from Ray.

Ray Mears

Ray Mears

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Chris Boyton

Chris Boyton

Chris Boyton

It is with deep sadness that Woodlore shares the news of the untimely passing of Chris Boyton:

There are a few names that stand out in the history of British archery, King Henry I, King Edward I, Robyn Hode, King Henry V, Roger Ascham, Adrian Eliot Hodgkin and Robert Hardy. To these revered champions of Archery must now be added Christopher Boyton. Who sadly passed away on Sunday.

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Professor Gordon Hillman

Gordon Hillman

Gordon Hillman

It is with deep regret that Woodlore must pass on this sad news:

There is truly only one certainty in any human being’s life, one day our time on the earth will end. Sadly, that moment came for Professor Gordon Hillman on Saturday, when after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease he passes quietly from this world.

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Woodlore’s Chosen Charity – Children with Cancer UK

We at Woodlore are delighted to now be supporting Children with Cancer UK as our chosen charity to help with their excellent work fighting the UK’s biggest child killer. 

Children with Cancer was set up in 1987, following Eddie and Marion O’Gorman’s devastating loss of not one, but two children, Paul and Jean within the same year to cancer. Shortly after Jean passed away, Eddie and Marion met Diana, Princess of Wales. She was deeply moved by the double tragedy and she personally helped to establish this charity. Children with Cancer aim to improve survival rates and quality of survival in young cancer patients and to find and reduce the causes of cancer by funding research, raising awareness, and helping families as part of their work.

We are very much looking forward to working with the team at our chosen charity as a corporate partner well into the future and hope that we are able to make a small difference to some of the children’s lives who are battling with childhood cancer.

2018 UK Course Dates are Now Available to Book

Our Woodlore courses due to take place in 2018 are now available to book on the website.  Please join us during our 35th Anniversary year around the campfire and open up a world of possibilities.

Woodlore Journeyman course

Woodlore Journeyman course

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