July 2019

Exhibition: Rogues & Vagabonds

17 June 2019 - 1 December 2019

Vagrants, tramps, rogues and vagabonds, beggars: the 'houseless poor' have regularly been the target of government legislation and police attention.  Ripon Museum's current exhibition explores vagrancy during the Victorian period within the workhouse, prison and court systems, and examines the realities of homelessness today. Visit all three museums and look out for the logo to trace the…

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Help us to make a community mosaic for the Workhouse Garden.  We're creating a space for reflection and contemplation in the garden and we need your help to create a mosaic on the theme of 'home'.  Don't forget to add to the mosaic when you visit the Workhouse Museum.

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Six Weeks of Summer Fun at Ripon Museums

22 July 2019 - 30 August 2019
Weekdays only

Bring your little ones along to Ripon Museums during weekdays of the summer holidays - the days will fly by with a jam-packed schedule full of fun things to do! Activities start at 11am each weekday and end at 4pm. Download our leaflet which shows details of the full activities. Each week's activities are themed and will be…

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It's 50 years since the first moon landing, so the people of Ripon are to cycle enough miles to get to the moon - and hopefully back! The Hornblower will announce the final tally at the end of the UCI world road race championships. Ripon welcomes the world to the World Road Race Cycling Championships in September.  We want…

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