18 MAR

2023

Location

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon Library, and Ripon Museums

The annual Sights and Sounds event is a great day to explore the city and find out more about the amazing range of opportunities to get active; venues involved include the Cathedral and library. There’s something for everyone and families are especially welcome.

The event is organised by Harrogate Borough Council as part of the Ripon My Neighbourhood partnership which involves a wide range of public and voluntary sector organisations working together, focusing on the Ripon Minster ward.

It’s also an opportunity to meet and find out about some of the fantastic local charities and groups in the city. Our wonderful team of Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) fundraisers will be in the Cathedral and we would love to see you there and chat with you about the work of YAA.

RIPON CATHEDRAL
• Family crafts and games.
• Music by local choirs.
• Pop up Café.
• 20 Local voluntary and community organisations showcasing their services and where you can get help and support.
• Meet North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, and the fundraisers from Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
• Dancing from Ripon City Morris Dancers and Betty Lupton’s Ladle Laikers.

LIBRARY
• 11.30 – 12 noon – Storytime for ages 0-5 12.30 – 1pm – Storytime for ages 6+.
• from 11am – Lego club.
• Meet representatives and find out more about the services provided from Digital Champions, Skell Valley Project, Citizens Advice, Ripon YMCA, HBC tenant involvement, the recycling team, Horizons adult drug and alcohol recovery and Stop Smoking campaign.
• 2.30pm – 4.30pm – Brains and Senses family activity. Join the Thackray Medical Museum Outreach team for an extra special free drop-in event all about brains and senses – suitable for ages 5+.

WORKHOUSE, PRISON AND POLICE, COURT HOUSE MUSEUMS
Free entry to all 3 museums upon production of proof of address in HG4 postcode.

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