Upcoming Events

Exhibition: Rogues & Vagabonds

17 June 2019 - 7 December 2019

Vagrants, tramps, rogues and vagabonds, beggars: the 'houseless poor' have regularly been the target of government legislation and police attention.  Ripon Museum's current exhibition explores vagrancy during the Victorian period within the workhouse, prison and court systems, and examines the realities of homelessness today. Visit all three museums and look out for the logo to trace the…

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Six Weeks of Summer Fun at Ripon Museums

22 July 2019 - 30 August 2019
Weekdays only

Bring your little ones along to Ripon Museums during weekdays of the summer holidays - the days will fly by with a jam-packed schedule full of fun things to do! Activities start at 11am each weekday and end at 4pm. Each week's activities are themed and will be based primarily at the Workhouse Museum: Week 1 : Monday July 22nd…

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The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-female troupe at the Workhouse Museum for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ’The Tempest’ like no other. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous…

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JOHN KIRKPATRICK The Solo Christmas Show “CAROLLING & CRUMPETS” Come along to the hugely popular John Kirkpatrick's concert which presents a revised programme of songs and tunes that reflects his new CD release of seasonal material, Carolling & Crumpets. Magical songs of wassailing, wren-hunting, stirring the fire, and incessant feasting, all come dressed up in a glittering…

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