Upcoming Events

‘Stolen Things’ at The Courthouse Museum

9 February 2019 - 31 May 2019

Imagine the scenes from a Georgian Courthouse, Listen to the cries of a child in the dock, Hear the shouts from the Public Gallery. Come along to Stolen Things by artist and musician Paul Rooney - a new artwork commissioned by Ripon Museums and Arts and Heritage. Artist and musician Paul Rooney has installed a surround sound artwork in…

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It's spring cleaning time at the Workhouse! Bring your little helpers to the Workhouse for a taste of Victorian work!  Workhouse children were well-scrubbed - have a go at making your own soap then try out our carbolic soap in the Laundry.  Some workhouse boys were trained to be boot black boys so that they could earn…

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Come along and see the Secrets in the Cellar exhibition at the Prison & Police Museum, 4th March - 12th May.   Deep underground below Ripon Town Hall, Ripon Museum staff and volunteers work to catalogue, pack and research the museum's objects and stories. Secrets in the Cellar reveals what happens behind the scenes at the museum…

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Victorian Easter at the Workhouse

15 April 2019 - 26 April 2019
Weekdays only - Mon-Fri

Victorian Easter at the Workhouse 11am - 4pm Mon 15th April - Fri 19th April  Mon 22nd April - Fri 26th April Marble your Easter Eggs and trim your bonnets! We’re celebrating Easter Victorian style at the Workhouse. Make marbled eggs and weave a willow nest to put them in and find out about how Victorian children…

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