September 2018

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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Workhouse Folk: Tunes from the Trenches

1 September 2018
7.30pm-9.30pm

Join squeezebox maestro John Kirkpatrick when he presents a full kitbag of songs from the two World Wars. Enjoy popular hits of the day - designed to keep the spirits high, raise a smile, share a chorus, provide a moment’s respite from the horrors on every side, and give people the heart to keep going -…

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Rainforest of the Sea Exhibition

7 September 2018 - 2 December 2018

Underwater wonders on show in RAINFOREST OF THE SEA This photographic exhibition captures the underwater wonders of the coral triangle.  Rainforest of the Sea features stunning photographs of sea creatures in Borneo, and highlights the diversity of coral reefs, as well as the threats facing one of the worlds' richest habitats. The exhibition is on loan from the Horniman…

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Free entry to Ripon Workhouse Museum from 11am - 4pm. Have a go at baking Wilfra Cakes in the restored kitchen. Master and Matron will ensure that pauper inmates behave! Master will give tours to respectful visitors at 12pm and 2pm.  In 1899 a government official suggested that excessive drinking of tea amongst female workhouse inmates was to blame for…

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Nature Day at Workhouse

15 September 2018

Dive into somethng unexpected at the Workhouse Museum. To celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Rainforest of the Sea which runs until 2nd December, we’re hosting a Nature Day this Saturday, 15th September. In the Workhouse Dining Room, Art Lab and Plastic-Free Ripon will be creating creatures from surplus plastic and raising awareness of the dangers of…

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SOLD OUT   It's Murder in the Workhouse as a murderer lurks in the workhouse corridors.  Can you solve the mystery? Saturday 29th September 7pm.  Tickets £25 to include 3-course meal, (vegetarion option) drink & 1920s props.  Bar available. 

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