Shadows of the City.

Explore the darker side of Ripon’s history at Ripon’s Museums Museum this half term. The Prison & Police Museum, Workhouse and Courthouse Museums all remember the harrowing stories of those who have passed through their doors...

Experience the Workhouse by candlelight on Halloween and meet some of its ghostly inmates, finishing with a spooky story around the fire.

But it’s not all gloom! The museums also celebrate light at half term - experience the thrill of the Victorian Magic Lantern Show with its clever changing pictures and beautiful patterns. Children can also make moving shadow puppets and perform their own live show.

 

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Don't be scared, it's just our Magic Lantern Man! Shows tomorrow at 11, 12.30 and 2pm included in entry price. #ripon pic.twitter.com/yyX4rih5lk

30 Oct

The Magic Lantern Man will be performing shows at the Workhouse Museum today at 11, 2 & 3 #ripon @ripontourism pic.twitter.com/J5kazXWN7e

30 Oct

@Proud_Sappers thought you'd like to see this WW1 button locket found on the floor by a visitor to our museum,we've no idea how it got here!

29 Oct

Lily & Skye are pleased with their branch weaving. pic.twitter.com/vHmF4NFUMM

28 Oct