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August 2017   View All Events
Saturday, 12th August 2017 - Sunday, 13th August 2017
Photography Workshop
Venue: Meet at the Paul Iles Learning Centre, Friars Wynd
Time: 10.00am until 3.00pm
Spend the day with local photographer Guy Carpenter.

This one-day workshop covers the fundamentals of photography and is suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to refresh their knowledge. It will include a photographic tour of Georgian Richmond. No previous experience is necessary and any camera is suitable.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. The cost of each workshop which will run on both Saturday and Sunday is £45 per person. Maximum of 12 so early booking is advised. Tel: 07806 605031.

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Saturday, 12th August 2017 - Sunday, 13th August 2017
Culloden Tower Open Day
Venue: Culloden Tower
Time: 10.00am until 4.00pm
Following the huge success of last year's event, the Landmark Trust is opening the doors to this amazing building.

With fantastic views of Swaledale, Culloden Tower was built as a parkland ornament or folly in about 1746.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Free admission. No booking required.

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Saturday, 12th August 2017
Ghost Walk
Venue: Meet at the entrance to Friary Gardens opposite the Theatre
Time: 2.00pm
Find out about Richmond's Georgian ghosts in this entertaining walk with Rhoda Fraser.

It will last about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Adults £4; children £2.50; under 5s free. Advance booking is required. Tel: 0777 561 8472.

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Sunday, 13th August 2017
Open Garden - Mr Yorke's Walled Garden
Venue: Cravengate (DL10 4RE)
Time: 1pm until 5.30pm
A charming one-acre 18th century walled garden with fabulous views of Culloden Tower.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Admission is £5 (children free). Light refreshments are available. In support of the National Garden Scheme charities. Tel: 01748 825525. Please note that there is no parking available on site. Access is from Cravengate.

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Sunday, 13th August 2017
Guided Town Walk
Venue: Meet at the Town Hall steps
Time: 2.15pm
A guided walk (1 to 1.5 hours) revealing the town's illustrious Georgian past.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations are appreciated for the Richmondshire Museum.

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Monday, 14th August 2017 - Monday, 28th August 2017
Theatre Museum Fortnight
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 10.00am until 4.00pm
See the Theatre as it would have been in Georgian times.

The Theatre's fascinating history will be unveiled by guides dressed in period costume. Guided tours from 10am until 4pm, Monday to Saturday and from 12noon until 3pm on Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets on the door cost £5 for adults and £2 for children. Valid for 12 months.English Heritage Members: £4.

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Monday, 14th August 2017
Celebrity and Taste at the 18th Century Auction
Venue: The Paul Iles Learning Centre, The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 2.00pm
The 18th century saw the birth of a new breed of professional auction house and, with it, the rise of the celebrity auctioneer.

Drawing on sale catalogues and newspaper reports from the period, Madeleine Pelling explores how these events dealt in the notion of taste.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17.

Tickets £6 from The Georgian Theatre Royal Box Office. Tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Tuesday, 15th August 2017
A Walking Tour of Temple Grounds
Venue: From Yorke Square car park
Time: 2.00pm
Led by Val Hepworth, this walk will explore the historic designed landscapes and exteriors of Culloden Tower and Temple Lodge.

This walk will last approximately 2 hours. There is an incline up to Culloden Tower and stout footwear is advised. No dogs please.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for The Georgian Theatre Royal.

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Wednesday, 16th August 2017
Political Meaning or Pure Folly? Culloden Tower and Other Georgian Landmarks
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
Caroline Stanford, Landmark Trust historian, reveals the fascinating history of Culloden Tower.

This illustrated talk by the co-author of 'Landmark: A History of Britain in 50 Buildings' will feature other Landmark properties both in Yorkshire and further afield.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17.

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Thursday, 17th August 2017
Ghost Walk
Venue: Meet at the entrance to Friary Gardens opposite the Theatre
Time: 2.00pm
Find out about Richmond's Georgian ghosts in this entertaining walk with Rhoda Fraser (approx. 1 hour and 15 mins).

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Adults £4; children £2.50; under 5s free. Advance booking required. Please call 0777 561 8472.

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Thursday, 17th August 2017
Georgian Life in a Yorkshire Country House
Venue: Richmond Town Hall
Time: 7.30pm
The Crowe family bought Kiplin Hall in 1722, and like home owners today, began to modernise!

Kiplin's curator, Dawn Webster, describes the changes that took place to the house, gardens and estate during the Georgian era, as well as a little about the Crowe's Richmond connections.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for Kiplin Hall. No booking required.

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Friday, 18th August 2017
Johnson, Garrick, and the Fight for Shakespeare
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
Editor Samuel Johnson and star actor David Garrick struggled for ownership of Shakespeare's legacy in the 18th century.

Professor Tiffany Stern looks at the souvenirs invented by Garrick to promote Shakespeare in performance, and the variorum notes invented by Johnson to promote Shakespeare on the page, and asks to what extent modern 'Shakespeare' results from the tension between the two men.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £9 and are available from the Theatre Box Office, tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Friday, 18th August 2017
Tour of the Castle
Venue: Richmond Castle
Time: 11.00am
Discover the history of the Castle and what happened during the Georgian period.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. No additional charge is made for the tour, Normal admission charges apply. English Heritage members free of charge.

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Saturday, 19th August 2017
Bad Girls and Bonnets - The History Wardrobe
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
Jane Austen's guide to being brazen.

A bold, brash and beautiful celebration of Jane Austen's wicked women, and a truly revelatory look at clothes and crime in the 18th century - an era when stocking theft or silk smuggling carried serious penalties!

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £13 and are available from the Theatre Box Office, tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Saturday, 19th August 2017
Some Georgian Richmondians - Guided walk
Venue: Meet at the Castle Hill Bookshop
Time: 2.30pm
Jane Hatcher looks at buildings associated with some of Georgian Richmond's many fascinating characters.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for the Richmondshire Landscape Trust.

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Sunday, 20th August 2017
Guided Town Walk
Venue: Meet at the Town Hall steps
Time: 2.15pm
A guided walk (1 to 1.5 hours) revealing the town's illustrious Georgian past.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for the Richmondshire Museum.

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Monday, 21st August 2017
George Cuit the Elder (1743 - 1818)
Venue: Richmond Town Hall
Time: 7.30pm
An illustrated talk by local historian Jane Hatcher on Richmond's favourite Georgian artist.

Cuit spent over 40 years recording his favourite local scenes and characters, and even racehorses and cattle!

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for the Richmondshire Landscape Trust. No booking required.

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Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
Gin and the Georgians
Venue: The King's Head Hotel, Richmond
Time: 7.00pm
Indulge in an evening of gin - includes arrival cocktail, gin talk and tasting, and some Georgian-themed canapes.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £25 per person, available from the Hotel's reception. Please note that the venue is not fully accessible.

Tel: 01748 850220

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Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
Mrs Inchbald's Shoe Repairs: Actors' Travels on the Northern Circuit
Venue: The Paul Iles Learning Centre, The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
Several acting companies toured northern England in the late 18th century and they covered considerable distances.

In this fascinating talk, Ian Small looks at how far they travelled and what travelling could be like for strolling players, whose journeys on track and unmade roads - and often on foot - were made in all weathers.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £6 and are available from the Theatre Box Office, tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Wednesday, 23rd August 2017
Guided Town Walk
Venue: Meet at the Town Hall steps
Time: 11.00am
A guided walk (1 to 1.5 hours) revealing the town's illustrious Georgian past.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for the Richmondshire Museum.

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Thursday, 24th August 2017
In Pursuit of Pleasure
Venue: The Green Howards Museum
Time: 7pm to 8.30pm
The polite and impolite world of Georgian entertainment.

Hannah Phillip, Director of York's Fairfax House delves into the often surprising world of what the Georgians did for fun ...

The event is part of Richmond's GeorgeFest17.

£4 - 01748 826561

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Thursday, 24th August 2017
Ghost Walk
Venue: Meet at the entrance to Friary Gardens opposite the Theatre
Time: 2.00pm
Find out about Richmond's Georgian ghosts in this entertaining walk with Rhoda Fraser (approx 1 hour and 15 mins).

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Adults £4, children £2.50, under 5s free. Advance booking required. Tel: 0777 561 8472.

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Friday, 25th August 2017
The Fortress on the Danube by Guilbert de Pixerecourt
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
See for yourself why melodrama dominated the theatres of Europe at the beginning of the 19th century!

This community performance (in translation) of this hit melodrama from 1805 combines musical flourishes, comedy and high drama in a grand theatrical spectacle. Supported by professional musicians.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £9 and are available from the Theatre Box Office, tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Saturday, 26th August 2017
An Evening of Georgian Theatre Ballards
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
Relive the colourful world of 18th century theatre and hear songs that were performed on this Theatre's very own stage.

Grammy-nominated vocalist Vivien Ellis and multi-instrumentalist Giles Lewin bring these wonderful ballads of romance, crime, celebrity, sport and comedy back to the stage where they were originally performed by Richmond's own theatre builder Samuel Butler and his strolling company of actors.

This event is part of GeorgeFest17. Tickets cost £9 and are available from the Theatre Box Office, tel: 01748 825252 or via the online booking service.

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Saturday, 26th August 2017
Bell-ringing Workshops
Venue: St Mary’s Church
Time: 11.30am to 2.00pm
The art of bell-ringing was accelerating in the Georgian period.

If you fancy composing your own tune to be rung on St Mary's bells or hearing stories from the belfry, then why not drop in to these fascinating workshops? Suitable for adults and children.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for St Mary's Church.

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Saturday, 26th August 2017
Church Tower Tours
Venue: St Mary’s Church
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
An opportunity to visit the ringing chamber and see the new bells of St Mary's in action.

Those of an athletic bent might wish to visit the historic bells in the belfry (including a notable Georgian bell). There will be an associated display in the church. Refreshments available.

This free event is part of GeorgeFest17. Donations appreciated for St Mary's Church.

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