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Florifer: new exhibition at the Ryedale Folk Museum

“Florifer”, a new exhibition in the Gallery at the Ryedale Folk Museum opens tomorrow. Ceramicist Caroline Burton and digital artist Anita Gilham have joined forces to bring together works which depict the elegant beauty of flowering plants. From the ubiquitous dandelion to the cherished poppy, this exhibition is a celebration of nature’s garden through each […]

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A day at the museum – Ryedale Folk get-together

A start of season get-together is planned for local businesses to hear about the museum’s busy year of projects and celebrations. Local businesses including accommodation providers are being given the opportunity to hear about the Ryedale Folk Museum’s birthday plans in a special get-together on Tuesday 18 March. Presentations will be given by director Jennifer […]

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Pancake Day

Next Tuesday (March 4) is Shrove Tuesday, probably now better known as Pancake Day. If you’ve fallen out of the habit of making pancakes, or never tried, why not give it a go? It’s really quite easy, all you need for success is a steady hand and a reasonably decent frying pan. A recipe book […]

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Photo exhibition and talk at Ryedale Folk Museum

Tim Parkin’s exhibition ‘Elemental’ now in the Gallery at the Ryedale Folk Museum features a series of evocative landscape photographs from around Britain as well as other pieces which feature textures and colours of the natural world. In conjunction with this exhibition, Tim will give a talk on landscape photography in general and his practice […]

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Half term activities at Ryedale Folk Museum

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Free entry to Ryedale Folk Museum on February 18

This year the Ryedale Folk Museum is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, with special events each month alongside the normal events programme. The first celebration of the 50th year is a thank you to the community for their support: the Museum is offering free entry to Ryedale residents all day on Tuesday February 18. To take […]

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Craft courses at Ryedale Folk Museum 2014

We’ve already listed the year’s activities for those very organised people at the Ryedale Folk Museum. Now here’s their list of craft courses on offer this year. As usual, the blog will bring you reminders from time to time, but some of these courses are very popular, so book now to be sure of a […]

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The year’s events at Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum is now re-open for the new year, so come and say hello and enjoy everything we have to offer in the museum’s 50th birthday year. The town blog will be bringing you news and details of events as the year progresses, but for those who like forward planning, here’s a list of […]

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Stang End cottage during filming

BBC’s big Christmas drama will star North York Moors museum

Excitement is mounting for the Ryedale Folk Museum as first glimpses of the BBC’s major Christmas drama offering Death Comes to Pemberley are seen. The televised drama series will feature scenes shot at the Ryedale Folk Museum and in particular one of its picturesque thatched buildings. Cast and crew spent two days filming at the […]

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New Director for Ryedale Folk Museum

Jennifer Smith has been appointed as the new director of the Ryedale Folk Museum and foresees an exciting time ahead for this key North York Moors attraction. The Ryedale Folk Museum board is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Smith as the new director. Jennifer joins the museum from the North York Moors National […]

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Robin the blacksmith volunteer

Free Festive Fun at Ryedale Folk Museum

Join Ryedale Folk Museum for some FREE FESTIVE FUN! Ryedale Folk Museum celebrates another great year and its last weekend of the season by opening its doors for free, for some festive fun! After just being crowned ‘Best Small Visitor Attraction’ at The White Rose Tourism Awards, you really don’t want to miss out on […]

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Museum bid for People’s Millions on ITV news

Ryedale Folk Musuem have alerted us to the fact that their bid for a grant from the People’s Millions will be featured on ITV regional news tonight at 6.00pm, so if you want more information before you vote, there’s your chance.

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Reminder: vote for Ryedale Folk Museum to win People’s Millions

If you would like to help Ryedale Folk Museum win a grant from the People’s Millions to build a wildlife trail, remember that voting is open for ONE day only, and that day is tomorrow, MONDAY 25TH NOVEMBER. For more information, see our earlier post, or the Museum’s Facebook page called ‘Walking with Wildlife’, or […]

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Christmas crafts at Ryedale Folk Museum

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Halloween Party at Ryedale Folk Musuem

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Learn how to make ‘raggy’ Christmas decorations

Brighten up your home this Christmas with new for old raggy decorations at Ryedale Folk Museum on Sunday 27th October. The workshop starts at 10.30 and runs until 3.00pm. Materials, tea and cake included. Cost £25. Information regarding this and other classes please call Jacqui on 01751 432 938. e. jacqui@moorsweb.co.uk website

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Jennifer Tetlow sculpture exhibition at the Ryedale Folk Museum

If you visited sculptor Jennifer Tetlow in Lastingham during this year’s Open Studio event, you may be pleased to know there is another opportunity to see her work, in a new exhibition at the Ryedale Folk Museum.  And if you wish, you can sign up for a special talk and tour of the exhibition, on […]

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Job – Director of Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Musuem are seeking an experienced and passionate Director with significant relevant experience of strategic, financial and personnel management and policy development, ideally in the museum or cultural sector. The key priorities for the new Director will be to develop solid foundations for the museum and put it on a sound financial, staffing, structural […]

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Dry stone wall course at Ryedale Folk Museum

If you think ‘craft courses’ all involve sitting around with cups of tea and a needle or two, think again! Hot on the heels (if you will pardon the expression) of the popular blacksmithing course at the Ryedale Folk Museum comes another heavyweight, a day course in dry stone walling. If you ever fancied giving […]

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September events at Ryedale Folk Museum

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Goldwork Embroidery Class – September 18th

Learn this beautiful craft – traditional & contemporary Goldwork embroidery at Ryedale Folk Museum in a new class starting on September 18th, 10-4.00pm. Beginners & Experienced welcome. Materials supplied therefore booking essential. If interested please contact Jacqui Kimber e. jacqui@moorsweb.co.uk Cost for the day £30.

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Create your own glass moorland scene at Ryedale Folk Musuem

Design and make your own 28cm by 14cm kilned formed glass wall hanger. Create a masterpiece with glass artist Wendy Greenwood. Your handmade piece will make a great talking point, whether for your own home or as a gift. (Please note the glass will take a week to be fired and ready for collection or […]

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Heritage Cycle Day – 24th August

To promote the launch of the new Heritage Cycle Routes in August, the Folk Museum in Hutton le Hole are putting on a free event including: Organised Cycle Route, FREE Museum Entry for participants on the day & a FREE Lunch! Phone 01751 417 367 for further info and an entry form. The route passes […]

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Images from Ryedale Folk Museum Country Craft Fair

Many thanks to John Nicoll from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for sending these images across – looks like it was a great weekend! Click on any image to enlarge.

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More beginners’ blacksmithing at Ryedale Folk Museum

The recent beginners’ blacksmithing day at Ryedale Folk Museum proved so popular that there is to be another, on Friday 6th September, from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm. Blacksmith David Stephenson will teach a range of traditional forging techniques, and participants will then be able to apply these techniques and return home with a range […]

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Rural crafts day at Ryedale Folk Museum

This Sunday, August 4, is Rural Crafts Day at Ryedale Folk Museum with loads of demonstrations and activities for all the family. Demonstrations Include: Pottery – Wendy Greenwood from Greenwood Crafts will be demonstrating pottery on her kick wheel and will also be showing how Raku pottery is made. Lace Making – Cleveland Lace Guild […]

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Kirkby Soul Band at the museum

Enjoy a summer’s evening in the museum grounds with local and talented soul band Kirby Soul. Please bring your own chairs, blankets, drinks and picnics. Tickets cost £10.00 if you buy your ticket before the night and £12.50 if you buy on the door. For more information or to buy a ticket please contact the […]

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Heritage Cycle Day at Ryedale Folk Museum

To promote the launch of the new Heritage Cycle Routes in August, the Ryedale Folk Museum is putting on a free event on August 24. including: Organised Cycle Route, FREE Museum Entry for participants on the day & a FREE Lunch! The route: The route taken on the day starts at Hutton-Le-Hole, goes to Gillamoor, […]

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‘Tailor-made, Handmade & Remade’

Explore the hidden world of costume at Ryedale Folk Museum. We have already advertised the exhibition of the costume collection in the gallery (free entry), open every day until the 5th August. Now comes a new book ‘Tailor-made, Handmade & Remade‘, a wonderful overview of what the museum holds, through the eyes of their costume […]

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Costume Exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum

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