Upcoming Events

February Half Term Family Fun Activities

17 February 2020 - 21 February 2020

Waste not want not! Monday 17th – Fri 21st February Recycle Race trail – are you better at recycling than the Victorians? Rag-rugging Composting Making Spoon Dolls Baking with left-overs Fun fact: Women and children were at the heart of Victorian thriftiness. This involved cultivating good relationships with shopkeepers, and knowing when to find bargains – for example, at the…

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The Little Ripon Bookshop invites you to an Evening with Stacey Halls, author of The Familiars. 7pm Wednesday 19th February 2020 at The Workhouse Museum, Ripon. NOW SOLD OUT!

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Save the Date! Sights and Sounds of Ripon will be on Saturday 7th March 2020, 11am - 3pm. A free family-friendly day full of activities for all ages.  Discover Your Ripon! For full programme of events, download the timetable.

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An evening talk by Faye Claridge, creator of our new contemporary art installation, and Leah Mellor, Curator of Ripon Museum Trust, exploring the process involved in planning and creating the work, including working with prisoners at Askham Grange prison.  At the Workhouse Museum 7pm 18th March 2020. Tickets £5.00 Book Now

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Lives Unravelled

6 April 2020 - 4 July 2020

Discover moving and exquisitely made textiles pieces situated throughout the Workhouse Museum, inspired by the stories of women who lived and worked in Ripon Union Workhouse. The textiles exhibition has been created by local textiles group 6-Ply. 

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Members of the textiles group 6-Ply, who have created the Lives Unravelled exhibition, will be hosting a textiles workshop for anyone who wants to have a go at Counted Thread textiles. Saturday 25th April, Ripon Workhouse Museum, 11am-2pm. Tickets £20

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