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Victorian Christmas with free entry at Ryedale Folk Museum

Coming up at Ryedale Folk Museum, a chance to get into the Christmas spirit, Victorian style, and with free entry.

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Countryside Crafts event and FREE entry to Ryedale Folk Museum

The Museum are hosting an event showcasing the very best of rural traditional crafts. On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September – free entry.

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Exhibition of wedding dresses at Ryedale Folk Museum

An exhibition of wedding dresses dating from the 1820s to the 1960s has opened in the art gallery at Ryedale Folk Museum. Spanning over a century, the wedding dresses on display represent the changing designs and fashions in bridal wear. The wedding dresses are from the permanent collection at Ryedale Folk Museum and also the […]

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Gallery TEN exhibition now open @ Ryedale Folk Museum

We are pleased to welcome back Edinburgh’s Gallery TEN to our art gallery after a very popular show in 2015. Gallery owner, Paul Musgrove has specially selected a range of glass, prints and sculpture for this guest spot in the Museum’s art gallery space. Prints include works by Barbara Rae, Henry Moore, Rosemary Vanns and […]

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Fabric exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum

Transitions, a touring exhibition by ‘etcetera’ opens in the Art Gallery at Ryedale Folk Museum on Saturday 19 March. Etcetera is a new group composed of seven nationally and internationally exhibited quilt and embroidery artists based in the North of England. Each member of the group has produced a series of works inspired by the […]

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Christmas weekend at the Ryedale Folk Museum

Two days of Christmas fun on a Tudor theme coming up at the Ryedale Folk Museum next weekend – details below.

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Find out Ryedale Folk Museum 2015 plans

Start of Season get-together for local businesses – CANCELLED The Ryedale Folk Museum is sorry to announce that the our planned business open day on Wednesday 25th March is cancelled due to severe access restrictions to Hutton le Hole village, caused by on going road works. There are severe vehicle restrictions to Hutton le Hole […]

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Love your local heritage for free this half term

Ryedale Folk Museum is spreading some passion for Ryedale this Valentines with a free entry day for all its residents. With love in the air Ryedale Folk Museum is throwing open its doors for free to residents of Ryedale on Thursday 19 February. The ‘community day’ is an acknowledgement of the creation of the museum […]

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Charity swap shop at Ryedale Folk Museum

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Ryedale Folk Museum re-opens

Ryedale Folk Museum in Hutton le Hole reopens after its winter break at 10.00 am on Sunday February 1st.

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Election looming – help wanted

I am looking for some help please. I am working on an art project for an exhibition at The Ryedale Folk Museum. I have a lovely old ballot box to decorate and I need lots and lots of photos of people letting me know what democracy means to them. It can be one word or […]

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Ryedale Folk Museum closes for the winter

Festive wishes from everybody at Ryedale Folk Museum This weekend’s festivities celebrated the last days of our 50th anniversary season. We are now closed for 2014 but are busily preparing, ready for our 51st season in 2015. We would like to thank everybody for their continued support and look forward to welcoming you back next […]

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Free entry to Ryedale Folk Museum next weekend

From Ryedale Folk Museum:   FREE ENTRY ALL WEEKEND! Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 December, 10:30 – 15:30   We thought it would be really nice to give you the chance to create your own festive pictures this year, which can then be used digitally as, perhaps, an e-card, or printed out and decorated to create […]

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Make this Halloween a memorable one!

On Friday 31st October Ryedale Folk Museum is inviting you to experience their enchanted grounds at night – with plenty of strange goings on! Ryedale Folk Museum’s popular annual family Halloween Party is back! Witches, zombies, ghosts and fairies alike are all invited to attend the spooktacular party where young visitors will be kept captivated […]

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Get crafty this Christmas with museum’s courses

With the festive season fast approaching, Ryedale Folk Museum is offering the perfect opportunity to kick-start your creative Christmas with a programme of craft courses. Ryedale Folk Museum is championing handmade gifts for Christmas this year and is encouraging visitors to plan early and ‘make your own’. The museum is offering a selection of Christmas […]

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Morris Minor Rally at Ryedale Folk Museum

From Ryedale Folk Museum The Morris Minor Car Rally, which has been organised by York Morris Minor Club, returns for its fifth year! There will be over 40 cars, of all makes and models on display including Morris Minors, Austin 1800’s, BMW Isetta’s, Sinclair C5 and everything in-between! The event takes place from 10.00am to […]

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Ryedale Folk Museum turns 50

From Ryedale Folk Museum: North Yorkshire’s Lord-Lieutenant Lord Crathorne officially marked the 50th birthday of Ryedale Folk Museum with a festive celebration attended by volunteers, staff, life members and dignitaries. First opened in 1964, the Ryedale Folk Museum has grown from very humble beginnings and now stands at six acres, with twenty heritage buildings and […]

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Museum celebrates fifty years with swinging 60s style fun

Ryedale Folk Museum is gearing up for a weekend of fun and frolics as part of its 60s and Scarecrows event for the public.The museum hopes that visitors will get into the spirit and help the museum celebrate its first half century. First opening as a museum in 1964, the museum shares an anniversary year […]

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Event set to celebrate traditional local crafts

This weekend Ryedale Folk Museum will showcase a wide array of traditional crafts with an event supported by local artists and crafters. On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July, Ryedale Folk Museum is hosting a Traditional Crafts event and visitors are invited to come along and see the demonstrations that will be taking place all […]

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Scarecrow competition at Ryedale Folk Museum

From Ryedale Folk Museum: Get involved with our Scarecrow Competition! We invite you to make a scarecrow and submit it to our competition. The aim is to put fifty scarecrows in the museum’s grounds – one for each year we have been open. The scarecrows will be on display in the museum’s grounds from Saturday […]

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Ryedale Folk Museum Celebrates National Insect Week

Ryedale Folk Museum is holding its first ever Bug Fest! on Sunday 29 June, as part of celebrations taking place across the country for National Insect Week. The museum along with a host of other organisations will celebrate all things great about British insects with displays and activities. Children can follow the museum’s Bug Superhero […]

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Wonders of Wood event perfect for Father’s Day weekend

Ryedale Folk Museum is excited about welcoming visitors to their third annual Wonders of Wood event, which promises to be a celebration of “everything wood” as well as a great day out for all the family,