Groups and activities

Besides the regular Funk Wire sessions, the continuing Creative Writing Group and the upcoming Shakespeare Project we have planned more activities for you to participate in:


Creative Writing Workshop with Ian Clayton

Wednesday 17th August 2022 10am – 4pm 
Arncliffe Village Hall 

Ian Clayton is a freelance writer and, in a career spanning 20 years, he has edited and authored more than forty books and broadcast on TV and radio. If you would like to try your hand at creative writing for the first time or if you have more experience and want to improve your skills this workshop is a must. Ian will explore the wonderful world of creative writing and his experience and guidance will make this workshop a day to remember. 

£18 UWALS members £20 non-members, includes lunch and refreshments. For reservations email or telephone 01756 770051/770350





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Ian Clayton



The Funk Wire resumes on Thursday 15thFebruary 2pm in The Octagon, Grassington Also February 29th, March 14th.

Please note the change of venue for the first few meetings while Kilnsey with Conistone Hall is repaired.

Other dates: April 4th and 18th venue to be confirmed.

2024 Subsidised Workshops 

Details of workshops in felting, tapestry and lino-printing will be released soon.

Watch this space!

Presenting the Past

If you missed the exhibition weekends don't worry, you can enjoy much of it here:

The Photo Archive

The Film of the Project

The Interviews