Friday, 11 December 2015

Some More Photos From The Free Christmas Weekend 2015

A few more photographs from the free Christmas Weekend of volunteers and activities.

A Merry Christmas To You All from everyone at Ryedale Folk Museum

Museum Volunteer Jim demonstrating traditional skep making

Making walking sticks and other wood-crafts

Children's Christmas crafts in the Manor House

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Ryedale Folk Museum Cornfield - Before & After

Cornfield in October
Cornfield with Mystery Man
Our cornfield in October shows the beginning of harvest, the corn stooked and after harvest being ploughed ready for sowing, who is the mystery man with his back to the camera?

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Ryedale Folk Museum How To Make An Orange Pomander For Christmas

Museum volunteer Jo demonstrates how to make an orange pomander for Christmas.


Ryedale Folk Museum's Free Weekend 2015

Here are a few photos of some of today' events at the museum, the children really enjoyed the crafts and it managed to stay fine - a miracle. JMS

Model Village covered in temporary snow

The Carousel playing carols

Stallholders setting up in the Gallery

Kath & Jo 

Beeswax candles

Yule Logs

Children enjoying the crafts

Friday, 4 December 2015


Free Christmas Weekend 5th - 6th December 2015

Merry Christmas Everyone

This weekend it's free admission all weekend 1000hrs - 1530hrs.

Come and join us for delicious warm mince pies 

mince pies
There will be various stalls offering artisan goods for sale and children's crafts as well as the usual museum attractions BUT THIS WEEKEND IT'S FREE

Ryedale Folk Museum Free Weekend 2015