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Children's Activity Event, Wed 15 Aug 2018, free entry

Meet Mary Ryan, Mill Worker. Family Drop In

Meet Mary Ryan, Mill Worker. Family Drop In


Moorside Road,

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Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 11 Apr - Sun 4 Nov A Yorkshireman's Travels
Wed 11 Apr - Sun 4 Nov Alke Schmidt: Wonder and Dread
Sat 14 Apr - Mon 3 Sep Vote 100: Spinning a Yarn
Wed 9 May - Sun 1 Jul Much More Then Meets The Eye
Wed 1 Aug Family Drop In
Wed 8 Aug Family Drop In


Meet Mary Ryan, mill worker. Explore her tale as she takes you on a journey through time, textiles and tragedy. Find out about spinning and weaving, as Mary tells of her life 'in't mill', the smells, the noise, her own and her daughter's tragic end. Discover how their past is linked to the present through the 'Wonder and Dread' exhibiton by artist Alke Schmidt.

Make your own woven sample to take home.

Children to be accompanied by an adult.

Family-friendly, suitable for age 5+

One-hour workshop


Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 15 Aug 2018


Free entry

Booking Essential.

To Book. Please phone 01274 439 000

Or E-mail

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    Map reference: SE 183351  Lat: 53.81217 Long: -1.72283

    Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Bus 645 from Market Street or Hall Ings. All buses stop at Moorside Road. On the museum site there is free car parking and disabled car parking.

    For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups