Crowds gathered on the streets of Ripon this morning, to watch the Royal Engineers on a march that marks their Freedom of the City
Ripon's Royal Engineers exercised a right granted to them 72 years ago, with their annual freedom march through the city this morning, The four sqaudrons of 21 Engineer Regiment were represented in the spectacular event, which saw them march past Ripon Town Hall, the...
St Wilfrid’s Catholic church is holding four heritage open days after a £500,000 restoration. Joseph Hansom was the architect of the grade II* listed building and Edward Pugin designed the reredos.
For nearly a thousand years Ripon’s Chapel of St Mary Magdalen has survived numerous pandemics, while helping the poorly and poverty stricken. Modern day visitors are welcome
Ripon’s stylish Edwardian Spa Quarter which is destined for redevelopment, has been put in the spotlight by the city’s civic society.
Ripon’s Workhouse and Prison and Police museums have unveiled a summer programme of activities for people of all ages.
It was held up because of a delay in the supply of specialist glass, but St Wilfrid’s Catholic Church in Ripon is open again and sparkling.
For the second year running, covid has caused the St Wilfrid’s Day procession in Ripon to be scaled back but the tradition is being kept alive. It is one of many events taking part in the city this weekend.
Around the four corners of the obelisk, Ripon’s newly-enlarged team of hornblowers returned to applause on Monday evening after 16 months of setting the watch behind closed doors
It has been 16 months since a Ripon hornblower’s last blast on Market Square and on Monday night they will return in force to perform the ancient ceremony by the city’s obelisk. However, they have not shirked in their duties during the pandemic, using social media to keep the tradition going.
The follies at Studley Royal have a mysterious missing piece – a pyramid structure – which has provided the inspiration for contemporary art installations in the classic Georgian water garden and across the river Skell.
As we witness a fundamental change in how cars and buses are powered, Harrogate historian Malcolm Neesam looks back to the turn of the last century when electric and somewhat unstable gas-powered buses came into operation.
Dr Laura Allan will work with local organisations to increase interest in Ripon’s Workhouse, Prison and Police and Old Courthouse museums.