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Celebrate Richmond 950 with a New Brew!

Drink to this 950th anniversary with distinctive, celebratory beers from Richmond Brewing Company - Home Front Mild Ale, Red Rufus Ruby Ale and 1071 IPA.

Local artist, Mackenzie Thorpe, has created the fabulous artwork for the bottle labels.

Richmond & Me

Richmond Castle Schools Writing 950 Project

Children and staff in Richmond’s primary schools and nursery, along with residents and staff from Richmond’s Nursing/Residential Homes, present their written thoughts, ideas and memories of what Richmond means to them.

The writing will be displayed around the town and later archived at Richmondshire Museum along with recordings of interviews made on 8th May by journalist Ashley Barnard during the Historical Market Day.

‘Chapbooks’

Chapbooks provided simple reading booklets during the 17th – 19th centuries. Richmondshire Writers are creating a 21st century version for Richmond's 950th.

Ramblers' Castle Walks Booklet

Produced by the Richmondshire Ramblers 

Free guide from the Richmond Information Centre

www.richmondshireramblers.org.uk

Castle Cycle Ride

Swaledale Outdoor Club event

Details to follow at www.richmond950.co.uk

School Learning Opportunities at Richmond Castle

Free School Visits available for local primary school children. Staff Training planned for History staff from local secondary schools.

950 Treasure Hunt

Follow the clues for a hunt around Richmond and Easby.

Free trail from Richmond Information Centre

Write Your Richmond 950 Story

Using a typewriter at the Richmondshire Museum record what Richmond means to you.

Dates and times to follow.

Richmond Through the Years

The photography and films going back to the 1950s of Richmond resident, the late Mike Porter.

Regular showings throughout October and November.

St. Mary’s Church, Richmond.

Richmond's 950 Relay

950 miles by 950 people!

During July and August run or walk your mile in and around Richmond to help achieve the goal!

See www.swaledalerunners.co.uk

Scenes of Richmond

Multi-Media Competition and Selling Exhibition

Photography, painting, embroidery and sculpture – submissions invited for this competition celebrating the people, history and beauty of Richmond. Application form and submission date from gallery@thestation.co.uk. Work to be exhibited at the Station in September.

A Celebration of Richmond Castle

Richmondshire Museum presents a new exhibition showing the important part the castle played in the growth of the town.