Friday 1 March 2019

‘Stolen Things’ at The Courthouse Museum

9 February 2019 - 31 May 2019

Stolen Things installed, excerpt, 2019 from Paul Rooney on Vimeo. Stolen Things focuses on the 'voice' of 14 year's old Ann Lupton, a former defendant accused of shoplifting in 1853. The artwork's spoken and sung words and sounds are created using a variety of courses including the childhood memories of Ripon Museum volunteers, the chords of the Taylor Swift song…

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It's spring cleaning time at the Workhouse! Bring your little helpers to the Workhouse for a taste of Victorian work!  Workhouse children were well-scrubbed - have a go at making your own soap then try out our carbolic soap in the Laundry.  Some workhouse boys were trained to be boot black boys so that they could earn…

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