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17 September   3:30 pm 8:00 pm


Congratulations to the Craven College Graduates of 2020 and 2021. Lindsey Johnson, Principal, is delighted to invite you to celebrate your achievements at the Craven College Graduation Ceremony.

Friday 17 September 2021 – On the evening…

3:30pm – 5:30pmDrinks reception, photography and gowning at Skipton Castle, The Bailey, Skipton, BD23 1AW
5:50pmProcession to Holy Trinity Church, Mill Bridge, High Street, Skipton, BD23 1NJ
6:00pm – 7:30pmCeremony
7.30pm-8pmGown return and Finish

All graduating students will receive an official invitation via email and sent to their home address.

Sorry, gowning and ticket sales have now closed

Graduating students should book their own ticket to register their attendance (STUDENT TICKETS ARE FREE).
Guest tickets are priced at £5 per ticket and each student can bring up to two guests maximum due to venue capacity.

Tickets will be emailed out to students on Monday 13 September 2021.

Event FAQS

Will there be parking available at the event?
Unfortunately, the Skipton Castle car park will be closed for the event, there will be parking available in the High Street car park and around Skipton.

Will there be refreshments available at the event?
A FREE glass of prosecco or orange juice will be available with all students and guest tickets at Skipton Castle.

Can I reserve a seat in the church for the ceremony?
Seats cannot be reserved in Holy Trinity Church, we encourage all guests to find their seats in the venue by 5:30pm.

Do I need to bring my tickets with me to this event?
Please print off your tickets or have them available on your phone. Tickets will be checked on the door of each venue.

Is there a dress code for the event?
The grounds of the castle are cobbled so we encourage appropriate footwear to be worn.

Will I get my certificate at the ceremony?
Yes, certificates will be given out during the ceremony on the evening.
What if I can’t make graduation, how do I get my certificate?
For those who can’t make it on the night, certificates will be posted out after the event to the home address we have on our system. If you have moved house or think your address needs changing please email
If you have any queries about photography or gowning, please email Joanna.bell@williamnortham
Any other queries about the event, please email and our team will get back to you.