July 2018

Homeless Not Faceless

20 June 2018 - 22 July 2018

An exhibition, Homeless Not Faceless, exploring the causes of homelessness for people in North Yorkshire through photographs, interviews and objects is currently running at The Workhouse Museum until 22nd July. The exhibition features the stories and photographs of twelve people, who have given their own accounts of being homeless and has been created in partnership with the Harrogate…

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Join Professor Sarah Semple  an expert from Durham University Archaeology Department to  discover the intriguing facts about early Medieval death and life in North East England, there will also be an opportunity to handle artefacts from this era. Professor Semple's is interested in all things early medieval, including objects, monuments and landscapes for more info please…

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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!  This year we are also celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the opening of the…

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Summer Holiday Fun at Ripon Museums

23 July 2018 - 31 August 2018
Mon 23 July - Fri 31 Aug - Special Activities Weekdays only 11am-4pm

There's something for all the family to enjoy with our summer holiday season packed full of fun and games, with a historic twist of course! Just look at the fun we're going to have - and are all included with the cost of admission.  Week 1  (23rd - Friday 27th July) - Dig it!  Dowsing…

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Ripon Re-Viewed Exhibition

27 July 2018 - 2 September 2018

An exciting new exhibition Ripon Re-Viewed, showcasing a little known collection of photographic images that capture the changing face of the City of Ripon over the past century, will open on 27 July at the Workhouse Museum in Ripon. The exhibition has been created as part of a wider Ripon Re-Viewed project which has ensured these collections will be preserved for…

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