Contributors and Partners

By definition, it would be impossible to put on a community project without a lot of help and support. UWALS would like to thank the following:

Matthew Roberts with his photographs and the Natinal Lottery Heritage Fund with their funding made this project at all possible.

Capturing the Past Team
Cracoe and Rylstone Community Fund
Cracoe Village Hall
North Yorkshire County Record Office
Skipton Local History Service
Skipton Rotary Club
The Oral History Society
West Yorkshire Archive Services
Andrew Brooks
Patsy and Malcolm Campbell
Andrew Collinson 
Nigel Crapper
Anna Craven
Orla Gibbons and her class of Cracoe Primary School
Dr David Johnson
Graham Kay
Danny Leahy 
Ron Norman
Pam Devine, Nat Gudgeon and Marlise Leinauer for their work on the website 

Plus all our oral history interviewees whose details are available in the Oral History section and all those who have contributed so much to the various groups, making this project such a success in spite of Covid!


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