February 2018

Victorian Mop Fair

12 February 2018 - 16 February 2018
Mon 12 Feb - Fri 16 Feb, 11am-4pm

Come along to our Victorian mop fair! Find out how servants, labourers and craftspeople found work in days gone by and what amusements were in store at these popular events! Included with ticket

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Game On - Special Exhibition

17 February 2018 - 13 May 2018
Open daily from 17 Feb to 13 May 2018

Map out the history of the hand-held game, from Victorian wooden toys to modern day digital games and fidget spinners. Discover how our fascination with simple, fiddly and addictive hand-busiers has developed over the decades. Have a go and find out which your favourite toys are! From rubik’s cubes to ball and cup games - there will be…

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The Real Artful Dodgers: Talk / Object Handling Session

17 February 2018
Sat 17 Feb, 2-3pm

Find out about the real artful dodgers with Professor Heather Shore author of Artful Dodger: Youth and Crime in the Early Nineteenth Century and Professor at Leeds Beckett University. This is an opportunity to take a closer look at original mugshots and crime records from this period. A Police History Project event. Tickets available from Ripon Museums £5 / please…

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Workhouse Treat: Workhouse Murder Mystery

23 February 2018
From 7pm

A special Workhouse Whodunnit! Join us for the ultimate Workhouse Murder Mystery Evening – sign up for a night of solving clues and colluding to discover who is guilty of a horrific crime! Bar & Refreshments Workhouse Museum / price & more details coming soon

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