August 2018

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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Ripon will be celebrating Yorkshire Day with a procession and events in the marketplace.  Find Ripon Museums on the Visit Ripon Stand and have lots of fun and games - enjoy Punch and Judy, put your loved one in the pillory and lots more high jinks! Ripon Museums will also be reviving the tradition of baking…

Ripon Marketplace

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Twelfth Night

4 August 2018
Sat 4 August 6.30pm

The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join our all-male troupe at the Workhouse Museum in Ripon for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ like none other. In usual HandleBards style,…

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Outdoor Theatre: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

14 August 2018
Doors 5.30pm for performance 6.30pm

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters. From the unforgettable White Rabbit and the madcap Mad Hatter to the terrifying Queen of…

Workhouse Museum

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