November 2021

Writing the Workhouse: Creating Fiction from Found Materials

11 November 2021
Online workshop: Thursday 11 November 7pm - 8.30pm

A writing workshop inspired by stories and archive materials from Ripon workhouse, led by North East author Amy Lord. During the session, you will explore how to write in response to found material, using it as a spark for your imagination. Amy Lord is novelist and short story writer whose award-winning debut novel, The Disappeared, was published in 2019. Her short…

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Home or Away: Life After Transportation to Australia

25 November 2021
Online talk: Thursday 25 November 7pm

Join our special guests for this online talk, as we discuss the use of transportation as a punishment in Victorian England and consider what life might have been like for convicts after their sentence was complete. Speakers to be announced. Tickets cost £5 per person. Click here to book Part of the Ripon Museums Online series of talks for Autumn 2021. …

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