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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?
Our Our RIPON RE-VIEWED 2019 CALENDAR
Our Our NOW ON SALE!
Our Our Now's the time to buy the new 2019 RIPON RE-VIEWED calendar. Featuring fourteen fascinating historic images of the city from the RIPON RE-VIEWED collection, the calendar is on sale at these places:
Our Our * All Ripon Civic Society meetings
Our Our * Ripon Tourist Information Centre, Town Hall
Our Our * Ripon Library
Our Our * The Little Ripon Bookshop, Westgate
Our Our * Stuff4Offices, Fishergate
Our Our * David Harrison Gallery, Kirkgate
Our Our * Treasure and Relish, High Skellgate
Our * Ripon Cathedral Shop
Our * Ripon Workhouse Museum
Our Our The calendar costs just £6.00 - why not buy several as Christmas presents?
Our LATEST NEWS
Our Our LAVENDER ALLEY
Two new display boards have been put in place, one at each end of Lavender Alley, explaining its name and origins and illustrated with some of the Ripon Re-Viewed photographs. The full versions can be seen here.
Our NEXT MEETING
11-Aug-2018 Day visit by Coach
to East Yorkshire, including RAF Holmpton Bunker: Further information
06-Sep-2018 Secret Ripon -
David Winpenny, Chairman of Ripon Civic Society
04-Oct-2018 Golden Jubilee
Awards Ceremony at Ripon Spa Hotel
The Work of the
Landmark Trust in Yorkshire - Linda Lockett, Regional Property Surveyor, The
Landmark Trust. This talk will be followed by the Society's AGM
06-Dec-2018 Christmas Social
Evening: further information will follow
Ripon Re-Viewed is an exciting new project to preserve and
digitise 10,000 photographic images revealing over a century of life in the
City of Ripon. Dating from the 1880s to the 1980s, these remarkable collections
record the people, places, shops, schools, traditions, celebrations, events and
the everyday life of our community.
Find out more about the Ripon Re-Viewed Project here.LATEST NEWSLETTER