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Prison saved my life - the story behind Ripon Museums' Prisoners on Prisoners
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Prison saved my life - the story behind Ripon Museums' Prisoners on Prisoners

As Ripon Museums celebrate the opening of their new Exhibtion, Prisoners on Prisoners, curator Leah Mellors shares the story of its creation. 

During 2019 Leah and artist Faye Claridge visited prisoners in HMP Askham Grange and through the records of Ripon Prison, discover parallels between the prisoners of today, and prisoners of Ripon up to 100 years ago.

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Happy Birthday, to the National Trust!

Happy Birthday, to the National Trust!

In Heritage
Visit Harrogate

This year we celebrate 125 years of the National Trust. The National Trust was founded to care for historic properties, areas of beautiful countryside and to provide access to green spaces for everyone.

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Prison saved my life - the story behind Ripon Museums' Prisoners on Prisoners

Prison saved my life - the story behind Ripon Museums' Prisoners on Prisoners

Visit Harrogate

As Ripon Museums celebrate the opening of their new Exhibtion, Prisoners on Prisoners, curator Leah Mellors shares the story of its creation. 

During 2019 Leah and artist Faye Claridge visited prisoners in HMP Askham Grange and through the records of Ripon Prison, discover parallels between the prisoners of today, and prisoners of Ripon up to 100 years ago.

Read more
Mini-guides 2020

Mini-guides 2020

In Industry
Visit Harrogate

Happy New Year.  We are now taking orders on our major print project for 2020, our suite of mini-guides, individual guides for Harrogate, Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Masham, Ripon and Pateley Bridge.  Find out more.

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Celebrating Autumn

Celebrating Autumn

Visit Harrogate

As the leaves begin to turn we highlight a selection of the warming and comforting events in the area this autumn, and a couple of spooky ones too…

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Welcome the World, with Visit Harrogate

Welcome the World, with Visit Harrogate

In Industry
Visit Harrogate

With the UCI Road World Championships now less than 10 days away, here is an overview of the activities underway at Visit Harrogate to maximise the benefit of this event to local businesses.

Visit Harrogate will be delivering a series of activities to spectators and visitors for the Championships to maximise the impact for the visitor economy.

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World Championship Loop Review, a circuit fit for a champion

World Championship Loop Review, a circuit fit for a champion

Visit Harrogate

When the Tour de Yorkshire rolled into town last week there was the rare opportunity of the UCI World Championships finishing circuit being closed to traffic, and open to bikes.  Luckily for us veteran cycling journalist Guy Kesteven was on hand to seize this opportunity by both handlebars and take us round the circuit for an exclusive tour!

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