Countryside Crafts Weekend
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 August
See a variety of rural crafts in action across the weekend, from bookbinding to blacksmithing and wood turning to weaving. Take a walk through history with our excellent re-enactment group who will show you historic crafts and cooking.
‘Back to Back’ with Cleveland Fibre Arts – see how our sheep’s fleece is transformed through a variety of processes in to a wearable garment, from sheep’s back to your back in one day!
Chainsaw Carving with Karl Barker from Yorkshire Carving.
Medieval Singers performing at 11:30am & 1:30pm.
Morris Dancing with The Minster Strays from 1:30pm.
Archaeological Display with pottery experts on hand – bring your local garden ‘finds’ to learn more about the history of your land!
Sandwiches, cakes, drinks and snacks available from our pop-up café. Normal admission charges to the Museum apply, or visit for free if you have a Ryedale Folk Museum Annual Pass. Open 10am-5pm. Wheelchair accessible. Dogs on leads welcome.