Crosshills Belgium refugees - Credit Private collection
There’s only a few days left to catch Craven Museum’s excellent ‘Craven at War’ exhibition. Its focus on the Home Front during the 1914-18 war means many little known areas are presented centre stage. The arrival of thousands of Belgian refugees, the strong tradition of conscientious objection in the local villages (after all, the Yorkshire Dales were hotbeds of Quakerism) and the requisitioning of horses are all related in fascinating detail. The Museum is situated at the back of the Town Hall in Skipton and entry is free. Here’s my review of Craven at War for the Yorkshire Post.
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