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Welcome to Ripon Civic Society
We are dedicated to protecting and enhancing the historic buildings and environment of the cathedral city of Ripon on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and of the surrounding area.
Our aims include:
- promoting heritage protection and conservation projects in the city and area
- promoting the highest levels of architecture, planning and design
- stimulating public awareness of the best qualities of Ripon and the surrounding area
acting as a leading voice in the development and prosperity of the city and the surrounding area.
The Society has almost 200 members and is a strong voice in Ripon. Why not join us?
HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2016
We shall again be opening the Gazebo, off Blossomgate, on Sunday 11 September, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, and we have also arranged for the Masonic Hall in Water Skellgate to be open at the same time. The Library at Ripon Grammar School will also be open from 1.00pm to 4.00pm that day. There are plenty of other buildings in and around Ripon that will also be open during the weekend - more details from the Heritage Open Days website.
We have begun our Ripon Re-Viewed Photographic Project, with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Find our more here.
Our Summer/Autumn 2016 newsletter is now available.NEXT MEETING
The next meeting will take place on Thursday 1 September at Allhallowgate Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Grove,Ripon, starting at 7.30pm. Dr Mark Newman, author of 'The Wonder of the North', will speak about Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.
You can read the Society's column, which appears in the Ripon Gazette each week - and browse the archive, too.
Ripon Civic Society is a member of
Civic Voice, the national charity for
the civic movement, and of
The Yorkshire and Humber
Association of Civic Societies
Ripon Civic Society is grateful to its corporate members for their support. We invite other local businesses to join them - contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Eura Audit UK, Accountants -*- Hutchinson & Buchanan, Solicitors -*- Low Lindrick Farms -*- Practice Members, North House Surgery -*- The Ripon Spa Hotel .