Tales from the Scriptorium

Swanley Grange at National Trust Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Fountains Abbey, Fountains Lane, Ripon, United Kingdom

Brother Aidan returns to the Festival, bringing heritage crafts, history and storytelling to his new home at Fountains Abbey. Witness the process of creating an Anglo Saxon book whilst he weaves talks of his life as a monk. On hand - a huge range of replica artefacts.  Demonstration includes parchment and ink making, leatherwork, bookbinding …

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£15

Tales from the Scriptorium

Swanley Grange at National Trust Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Fountains Abbey, Fountains Lane, Ripon, United Kingdom

Brother Aidan returns to the Festival, bringing heritage crafts, history and storytelling to his new home at Fountains Abbey. Witness the process of creating an Anglo Saxon book whilst he weaves talks of his life as a monk. On hand - a huge range of replica artefacts.  Demonstration includes parchment and ink making, leatherwork, bookbinding …

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£15

Ayla’s Dream

Ripon Library The Arcade, Ripon, United Kingdom

Another magical miniature suitcase show from expert puppeteers, Eye of Newt. A captivating tale of night skies, light and counting sheep. Puppet workshop making beautiful moths accompanies the library performance. Age guide ​3-10 A Pay What ​You Can event. Recommended price £4 per ​child. Performance is also repeated every ten minutes in Ripon Cathedral from …

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PWYC

The Fireman Dave – Circus Skills Drop-In

Ripon Spa Gardens Park Street, Ripon, United Kingdom

Have a go with juggling, plate-spinning, diabolo, hula hooping and more. Practice your skills before the next show begins! FREE EVENT Drop in from 1-2.30pm Ripon Spa Gardens

Family Theatre Workshop with Henshaws

The Ripon Inn Park Street, Ripon

After you've enjoyed the whimsical world of The Golden Tree in the Spa Gardens  (2.30pm) brought to life by the talented performers of Knaresborough’s Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre, join in 45 minutes of fun and accessible theatre games. The session is for all ages and abilities and is led by Douglas Thompson, theatre-maker and …

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