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Ripon Civic Society

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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 around 200 members and is a strong voice in Ripon.  Why not join us?

Our next meeting is a talk by Sue Wood of Harrogate Borough Council on Valley Gardens Harrogate - present and future at 7.30 p.m. Thursday 5th March at the Dining Hall, the Workhouse Museum, Allhallowgate, Ripon 

Ripon Re-Viewed is our historic photograph project. More information can be found in the tab at the top of this page.

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Ripon Civic Society Publications