July 2017

Master and Matron’s Tea Party: Traditional Fun & Games FREE ENTRY

1 July 2017
Event 11am - 4pm / All weather Tea Party!

Norton Conyers

Fun for all is in store at Ripon’s Workhouse Museum this weekend when you are invited to join the Master and Matron for their annual Tea Party – expect traditional stalls, games, stocks, trails and lots of fun – all with free entry! If you enjoy dressing up then come along in fancy dress and perhaps win a…

Workhouse Museum

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Summer opening of Main Block

19 July 2017 - 31 August 2017
Open from 10am in the school holidays

Come to the Workhouse Museum and see our new main block building. The main block features the master and matron's quarters, inmates' kitchen, the dining room and the male and female dormitories. Over the summer we will opening the master's section, inmates' dining room and parts of the female wing to the public. Over the…

Location: Workhouse main block

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Summer Fun - Archaeology Week

24 July 2017 - 28 July 2017
11am - 4pm

Ever fancied having a go as an archaeologist? The Workhouse Museum will be getting out the trowels for a Victorian dig – where young visitors will be able to have a go at excavating in their large dig-box. Unearth different artefacts and see if you can tell whether the “body” is a Victorian or an Anglo-Saxon.  Then…

Workhouse Museum, Prison & Police Museum, Courthouse Museum

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Open Air Shakespeare on Bikes! As You Like It!

26 July 2017
Wed 26 July: Doors Open 5.30pm, Performance 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Join us at the Workhouse for an outdoor, bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'! Rosalind and Orlando have been forced into exile in the Forest of Arden. As lovers, they become entangled in a bizarre game of lust, love and mistaken identity. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack…

Workhouse Museum

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Summer Fun - Workhouse Outing Week

31 July 2017 - 4 August 2017
11am - 4pm

Enjoy a summer outing to the Workhouse...With traditional cakes & ale at the Workhouse Museum, a chance to enjoy baking cakes, brewing ginger beer and making butterflies…Most activities are included free with your ticket into the museum. Monday 31st July – Friday 4th August, 

Workhouse Museum

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