OUR ADDRESS

The Old Workhouse
King Street
Pateley Bridge
HG3 5LE

OPENING HOURS

Open weekends 1.30-4.30pm
until 24th March
Then open Tuesday - Sunday from 26th March, including Easter Weekend and Easter Monday. From April open Tuesday-Sunday

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01423 711225

Truth, Lies and Porky Pies

Nevin Ward

What a night that was… secrets revealed, sources explained, songs performed, and a world premiere of Nevin’s new song….The Nidderdale Boy.   A crowd of 120 enjoyed an evening full of laughter, history and song. The second talk in our spring series was by Nevin Ward and  entitled Truth, Lies and Porky Pies – telling tales […]

Spies and Stars

What an evening that was! On 21st February 2023, Professor Christopher Andrew presented a fascinating talk entitled  Stars and Spies: Intelligence Operations and the Entertainment Business from Elizabeth I to Charles III (to include Nidderdale). Professor Andrew is Emeritus Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Cambridge, Official Historian of the Security […]

We are now a CIO!

Schoolroom

On 1st April, Nidderdale Museum Society became Nidderdale Museum Society CIO! This may not mean much to you, but we are now a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, and as such we are a legal entity, and are no longer dependent on all leases, investments, employment contracts etc being held by trustees on behlaf of the Society.  […]

Summer Opening

Victorian Parlour image

Spring is in the air, and the Museum has been spruced up ready for our summer visitors.  From 1st April, we will be opening every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm so that we are here for as many visitors as possible.  We now have a video running about the history […]

Accepting items into the Museum

Laundry Items

Moratorium on Object Entry In the last 18 months the Museum has been offered a considerable number of items for possible inclusion in the collections. Following the pandemic, we are still working with a reduced number of volunteers. The Collections Team have therefore requested a 3-month moratorium (Jan-March 2022) on accepting items for evaluation so […]