March 2018

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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Rural Policing Today: Talk

8 March 2018
Thurs 8 March, 2-3pm

Join us for a talk by the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan who will speak about rural policing and the challenges facing North Yorkshire today. There will be a chance for questions at the end. A Police History Project event. Workhouse Museum / please email [email protected] for tickets / £5 each

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A fun packed day of events taking place across the city at venues including The Workhouse Museum, Prison and Police Museum, Courthouse Museum, Ripon Cathedral, Town Hall, Ripon Library as well as the Market Square. Activities, information and advice for all the family with music, refreshments and much more.

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Why Prison? Their History and Legacy - Expert talk

24 March 2018
Sat 24 March, 2-3pm

Join expert Professor Thom Brooks who will reveal the dark history of prisons. Find out how the earliest prisons started out, efforts to reform, including rehabilitation in Victorian times and take part in an object handling session. Workhouse Museum / Tickets £5 please email [email protected]  to book

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