Saturday 6 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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