Saturday Street Entertainment

Ripon Marketplace Market Place, Ripon, United Kingdom

Walkabout acts, crazy characters, circus and clowning bring the streets and open spaces of Ripon to life throughout the day. Professional acts come together with community performers including Ripon City Morris Dancers, the All for One Choir and Ripon Youth Theatre. Performances will be staged at Ripon Market Place, Minster Gardens (in front of the …

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Upstage Academy: Student Mini Dramas

Curzon Cinema 75 North Street, Ripon, United Kingdom

A gripping half-hour from some of Upstage Academy’s prize-winning drama students. These young people take their theatre seriously and regularly sweep the board at competitions with their intense monologues and dynamic two-handers. Upstage Academy in Ripon offers classes to children aged 6-18years in all disciplines of performance. Age guide 14+ Pay What You Can (PWYC)



Ripon Arts Hub 49 Allhallowgate, Ripon, United Kingdom

The thirteenth coolest place to live in the UK? Join our team of well-meaning residents attempting to sell the charms of our unique city and demonstrate community cohesion in action. Nothing goes quite to plan as local farmers, pub quizzers and pantomime dames come together in comic chaos. An evening of sketches and musical numbers …

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The Little Bird Artisan Market

Ripon Marketplace Market Place, Ripon, United Kingdom

The Festival teams up with Little Bird Artisan Markets to bring you colourful characters, music and puppetry throughout the day. Watch out for the Have-a-Go Pirates, Monsieur Monsieur the Mime Artist and characters from Alice in Wonderland mingling with buskers and community performers. Highlights of the day include tricycle-pulled puppet shows from Thingumajig Theatre and …

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Family Events in Ripon Spa Gardens

Ripon Spa Gardens Park Street, Ripon, United Kingdom

A whole day of family entertainment in the attractive surroundings of the Spa Gardens. With open-air theatre for all ages, puppet shows, interactive games and even a chance to practice your circus skills, this will be a boredom-free zone. The professional programme will be complimented by music, drama and dance performances from local groups inside …

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Drama at the Workhouse

Workhouse Museum Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon, United Kingdom

Following on the success of last year’s Jubilee at the Workhouse, the museum will once again come alive with Victorian characters based on real lives. Explore the Workhouse corridors, immerse yourself in its history and hear tales from within the cloistered walls. See the staff who were charged with maintaining the strict rules and judge …

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£7 – £10