Upcoming Events

Easter Holidays

31 March 2015 - 8 April 2015
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 days of “Live It” with our costumed volunteers demonstrating Victorian chores at the Workhouse on Tuesday 31st March to Thursday 2nd April, and on Tuesday 7th April to Thursday 9th April, 11am -3pm. Family fun to include joining in with wash day, trying out the original Victorian recycling of rag rugging and taking part in a school…

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Death, Disease and Curious Customs

2 April 2015 - 9 April 2015
Thursday 2 April and Thursday 9 April

A family workshop with craft led activities looking at death/disease for the poor in Victorian times inspired by our new funeral bier. Grisly fun for all the family.

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May Half Term

26 May 2015 - 28 May 2015

Three days of Live It! with our volunteers in costume demonstrating Victorian crafts and chores at the Workhouse Museum. Fun for all the family.

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Come and join our volunteers dressed in their Sunday best and try your hand at traditional Victorian garden party games at the Workhouse.

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Summer Holidays

4 August 2015 - 27 August 2015
Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout August.

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A programme of family themed object handling around old toys and collectibles. Live It! days, and toys workshops inspired by the Police toys exhibition.

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October Half Term

27 October 2015 - 29 October 2015

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Come and join us for a Live It! day, a craft workshop day and one day with a Victorian Lantern Show. Fun for all the family.

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Ripon Christmas Lights Day

21 November 2015

To celebrate the Christmas Lights switch on in Ripon Market Place we are opening all our musuems for FREE for the day

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Costumed volunteers, Victorian Christmas crafts and pop up café selling seasonal homemade fare.

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