Management Committee


Chair: Tudor Gwynn - Projects Director, EUREKA-The National Children’s Museum, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Secretary: Jim Botten - Retired Royal Mail.

Treasurer: Phil Kennedy - Train Manager, Pennine Heritage, (environmental trust registered as a charity dedicated to maintaining the unique heritage of the South Pennines), and Cider Producer, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Greg Hobson:  - Curator of Photographs, National Media Museum, Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Dr. Michael Sanders: - Senior History of Literature Professor Manchester University,

Jenny Connelly: - Mother and Former Archivist-English Heritage,

Dr. Michelle Winslow: - Sheffield University Research Associate, International Observatory on End of Life Care and regional representative of the Oral History Society.

Rachel Loise: - Development Officer P.A.C.E.. Leeds, Minutes Secretary and Freelance Storyteller.

Manager: Tony Wright
Transcriber: Linda Dean
Web Consultants: Losource
Theatre Co-ordinator: Gillie Kerrod
Storyteller: Rachel Loise
Accountants: West Yorkshire Community Accountant Service


We have a large number of volunteers who help us from giving consultant advice, delivering technical expertise, interviewing, proof reading, producing or inputting archive or web material, supplying or delivering information, collecting memorabilia or generally doing necessary work when needed.

About Us

Wild Rose Heritage and Arts is a community group which takes it's name from the area in which we are located - the valley ("den") of the wild rose ("Heb") -  Hebden Bridge which is in Calderdale, West Yorkshire.

Get in touch

Pennine Heritage Ltd.
The Birchcliffe Centre
Hebden Bridge

Phone: 01422 844450
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