Thursday 17 October 2019

Exhibition: Rogues & Vagabonds

17 June 2019 - 7 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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Dare you visit Ripon Museums at night? Meet at the Cabman’s Shelter, Ripon Market Place at 7.15 and you will be taken to the Courthouse Museum for an evening trial, admitted to the cells at the Prison & Police Museum and finally sent on a trip down the corridor of terror at the Workhouse Museum. No…

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