Upcoming Events

On Your Bike

22 March 2014 - 21 April 2014

Cycling Exhibition at the Workhouse Museum. The exhibition will explore cycling past and present in the Harrogate district, which has a long connection with cycling – the Cyclists Touring Club having started in Harrogate in 1878 (known as the Bicycle Touring Club at the time). “On Your Bike” will tour around a number of venues in the district from 2…

Workhouse Museum

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Bobby on a Bike

29 March 2014 - 10 August 2014

A new exhibition at Ripon’s Prison and Police Museum, ‘Bobby on a Bike’ celebrates the role that bicycles have played in patrolling our streets over the years. Take a closer look at a fantastic selection of historic police bikes, including a rather uncomfortable looking 1950’s Raleigh complete with a Lucas ‘King of the Road…

Prison & Police museum

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Get to Grips with Collections

6 May 2014
Every Tuesday

From Tuesday 6 May we will be running a new Object Handling Sessions. These will run every Tuesday at 2.30pm and we be aimed at adults in term time and families in the school holidays. Our volunteers will help visitors handle and explore items from our collection. Normal Admission prices apply. Drop in sessions no booking required.

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Yarm Bombing Bicycles

27 May 2014 - 29 May 2014
Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday

Help us celebrate the Tour de France coming to Ripon by Yarn Bombing Bicycles! Help us cover bicycles big and small with knitting crochet rag ruggining or weaving - just come and have a go. Normal Admission apply. Drop in sessions no booking required.

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Grand Victorian Garden Party

22 June 2014
1.00pm - 4.00pm

Norton Conyers

Meet the museum volunteers as they serve tea and cakes in the Workhouse garden in their Victorian Sunday best Music by Trinity Quartet, Croquet and Lawns Games. Plant Sales and Garden Trails Suitable for all ages Normal admission charges

Workhouse Museum

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The Search for Richard III, The Kings Grave

26 June 2014
7.30pm - 9.00pm

On 22nd August 1485, Richard III was killed at Bosworth Field, the last king of England to die in battle. For ten years screenwriter Philippa Langley and historian Michael Jones have shared a vision to find the real Richard – the lost king buried underneath all the hostile propaganda. Now, in an incredible find, Richard III’s remains have been…

Venue - Spa Hotel Ripon

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