Craven and the First World War Project

Craven and the First World War project logo

The Craven and the First World War project is Heritage Lottery Funded project involving a collection of community-focussed organisations. The project aims to mark the centenary of the First World War by building a greater understanding of life in this small corner of North Yorkshire 100 years ago through a series of events, exhibition and performances.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

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Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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'1918: The Long Last Mile' Exhibition

  • 22 June — 22 December 2018 *on now

The final year of WWI took the greatest toll of lives among the men of North Craven and in this, the next in our series of commemorative exhibitions as part of the Craven and the First World War project, we look at their stories, the part played by the newly formed RAF, the development of motor transport and how life was for those at home.

The exhibition is organised in association with the Craven and the First World War project and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

The Folly
Victoria Street
Settle
North Yorkshire
BD24(EY

Admission

Adults £2
16 and under: FREE

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Picture of German prisoners at Raikeswood Camp, Skipton

Raikeswood Camp Info Evening

  • 27 June 2018 7-8pm

Raikeswood camp information evening
Wednesday 27th June, 7-8pm — Skipton Town Hall

Come and find out about the latest research that is helping us to discover more about Skipton’s WW1 training and POW camp. We will also be launching a brand new website about the camp and there will be a chance to hear about the exciting plans for this years archaeological dig, as well as to see some of the artefacts unearthed in previous digs.

This event is organised by the Heritage Lottery Funded Craven and the First World Project.


FREE to attend

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Skipton Town Hall
High Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH

Admission

Free

Website

https://www.facebook.com/CravenandtheFWWproject/

Location of Raikeswood Camp Dig

Raikeswood Camp Dig Open Day

  • 1 August 2018 2-7pm

Raikeswood Camp Dig Open Day

Wednesday 1st August, 2-7pm – Top of Raikeswood Drive, Skipton (BD23 1NA)

A chance to unearth Skipton’s hidden WW1 past with a behind the scenes look at the latest archaeological dig taking place on the site of the town’s First World War training and POW camp. • Guided tours on the hour • Pick up a trowel and get involved in the dig • WW1 re-enactor • Bring your own finds for ID by professional archaeologists.
FREE to attend

Location of the dig site is next to The Coach House at top of Raikeswood drive (BD23 1NA).

The Raikeswood camp dig 2018 is organised by the Craven and the First World Project and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Raikewsood Camp Dig Site
Top of Raikeswood Drive
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1NA

Admission

Free

Website

https://www.facebook.com/CravenandtheFWWproject/

The Folly

'Women, Work, War: Women in WW1' Talk

  • 5 October 2018 7:30-9pm

'Women, Work, War: Women in WW1' talk
Friday 5th October, 7.30pm
A talk by local author, Robert Bullock, entitled 'Women, Work, War: Women in WW1' part of The Folly’s ‘1918: The Long Last Mile’ exhibition organised in association with the Craven and the First World War project and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Admission (in advance): £7. Call 01729 822893 to book.
Venue:
The Folly,
Victoria Street,
Settle,
BD24 9EY
http://www.thefolly.org.uk

Where

The Folly
Victoria Street
Settle
North Yorkshire
BD24 9EY

Admission

Admission (in advance): £7. Call 01729 822893 to book.

Craven and the First World War Project
Craven Museum & Gallery
Town Hall
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH
England

Website

This is the facebook site of the Craven and the First World War project

www.facebook.com/CravenandtheFWWproject

E-mail

Rob Freeman - Project Officer

RFreeman@cravendc.gov.uk

Telephone

01756 706225

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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