SKIPTON TOWN HALL played host to a charity fashion show organized by Airedale Hospital & Community Charity.

The fun-filled night, dubbed The Big TLC, featured a catwalk and shopping and helped raise funds for the charity's Emergency Department Appeal.

Attendees were treated to a display of Craven College students' end-of-year fashion designs.

College tutor LauraLee Brennand said: “We are absolutely honoured to present our students’ work as part of this truly amazing event and to support Airedale Hospital & Community Charity in raising money for so many worthy causes.

“It’s great to see so many groups of wonderful people from our community come together for The Big TLC.

"Big thanks to Laura Hepworth for inviting us to join in for the second year and for organising this fabulous fashion show.”

Craven College students' end-of-year designs were showcased on the catwalkCraven College students' end-of-year designs were showcased on the catwalk (Image: Supplied)

Models for Boutique Ole also took to the runway to showcase the independent Silsden store's summer collection.

Store owner Jo Mount said: "It was a fantastic evening, my models loved taking to the runway and I felt very honoured to have been asked to take part in such a great event.

“It’s fantastic to see the funds raised going towards such a worthy appeal!

A huge thank you from me to everyone that got involved.”

The summer collection of Boutique Ole was also showcasedThe summer collection of Boutique Ole was also shown off (Image: Supplied)

Local businesses including Peonies Café of Cross Hills and Herd and Hive also participated, setting up shopping stalls before the evening's runway display.

The fashion show ended with surprise models from the Emergency Department itself, who were well received by the audience.

Summarising the event, community fundraiser Laura Hepworth said: "It has been fantastic to see the success of this year's event following on from the first one last year.

"Together we have raised over £700 for the Emergency Department Appeal.

"Thank you to everyone for coming to the event, supporting the event and of course Craven College, Boutique Ole and their fabulous models. The evening was a complete triumph thanks to you.”

Funds raised for Airedale Hospital and Community Charity go towards the improvement of staff and patient wellbeing at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and the surrounding community, providing items and services that are above and beyond NHS provision.

For those wishing to support the Emergency Department Appeal, donations can be made at

More information can be found at, by contacting the team at or by calling 01535 294870.