Upcoming Events

Rainforest of the Sea Exhibition

7 September 2018 - 2 December 2018

Underwater wonders on show in RAINFOREST OF THE SEA This photographic exhibition captures the underwater wonders of the coral triangle.  Rainforest of the Sea features stunning photographs of sea creatures in Borneo, and highlights the diversity of coral reefs, as well as the threats facing one of the worlds' richest habitats. The exhibition is on loan from the Horniman…

Ripon Workhouse Museum

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It's Murder in the Workhouse as a murderer lurks in the workhouse corridors.  Can you solve the mystery? Saturday 29th September 7pm.  Tickets £25 to include 3-course meal, (vegetarion option) drink & 1920s props.  Bar available.  Click here to book

Workhouse Museum

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You be the Judge!

4 October 2018

Judge for yourself! Join us for an interactive sentencing event at the Courthouse Museum. We all have our own views on criminal sentences – here’s your chance to share yours! This special evening offers an opportunity to hear those who pass sentence in the Crown Court present cases and explain their sentencing decisions, as well as suggest what…

Courthouse Museum

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Workhouse Ghosts and Soul Cakes

29 October 2018 - 2 November 2018

Spooky family activities 29th October - 2nd November, 11am - 4pm. Come to the Workhouse Museum this half term and meet our ghosts!  Follow stories of our friendly ghosts through the museums, make ghostly finger puppets and meet Punch's witchy mother-in-law during our Punch & Judy performances.  Bake Soul Cakes, the Victorian trick or treat and…

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Monster Mash Hallowe'en Party 5pm-7pm  Wednesday 31st October Bring your little monsters to the Workhouse on All Hallow's Eve for some spooky fun. Starting with Wendy the Witch's Monster Games, listen to creepy stories while making flappy bats and end up with a quick dash down our Corridor of Terror (if you dare!).  We'…

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A whole day of family fun to get you into the festive spirit.  From 11am - 8pm: Christmas craft activities: make your own Victorian Christmas decorations Story telling:  A Christmas Carol Film: A Muppet Christmas Carol Mulled wine, hot chocolate, mince pies.

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