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England's Oldest Tourist Attraction Reopens
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England's Oldest Tourist Attraction Reopens

The tourism year can be hard to predict at the best of times.  England's oldest tourist attraction is named after the prophet Mother Shipton, so the irony of this particularly unpredictable year is not lost on Jay Stelling of Mother Shipton's Cave and Petrifying Well.

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England's Oldest Tourist Attraction Reopens

England's Oldest Tourist Attraction Reopens

Visit Harrogate

The tourism year can be hard to predict at the best of times.  England's oldest tourist attraction is named after the prophet Mother Shipton, so the irony of this particularly unpredictable year is not lost on Jay Stelling of Mother Shipton's Cave and Petrifying Well.

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AireCon - ROLL the dice, shuffle the cards…so far, so retro.

AireCon - ROLL the dice, shuffle the cards…so far, so retro.

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For those (of a certain age), the ‘get out of jail free’ card, the ‘bzzzzz’ of Operation, and high stakes of Buckaroo will bring back warm, fuzzy or – let’s admit it - murderous memories.

Rainy days, family Christmas’s, sibling rivalry. It’s a potent combo. But board games are back, and they’re big.

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Daffodil Displays - A Celebration of Wordsworth

Daffodil Displays - A Celebration of Wordsworth

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For the next two months RHS Garden Harlow Carr celebrates the Daffodil.  With over 70 varieties, and 70,000 blooms, there is no better place to go daffy for Daffodils this spring.  We get a sneak peak and some top Daf tips from the RHS team ahead of the event.

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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

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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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Celebrating Autumn

Celebrating Autumn

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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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