Digital Volunteer Kyla Hill has been digging into the connection between the cathedral's architecture and Lewis Carroll's famous characters. She brings his fantastical world to life with her own creative take using a mixture of research and story writing.
Digital Volunteer Pranjali Gandhre unravels the beauty of The Great East Window. Come with us as she explores how the unique medium of stained glass has inspired generations of worshippers and visitors.
Discover how 7th century multiculturalism influenced the design of the cathedral's architecture. Digital Volunteer Hannah Labonte explores design in the times of St Wilfrid.
Evie Brett unpicks the complex imagery of the cathedral’s West Window, exploring its relationship with Victorian England. Depicting the tale of the Ten Foolish Virgins, the West Window is an incredible example of how tales from the bible become interlaced with new meanings within the capacity of our own lives.
In life the Markenfield family mixed with dignitaries and kings; they now lie in rest in Ripon Cathedral, their tombs part of the visual and spiritual landscape of the North Transept. Abi Wood uncovers the family's history, exploring their roles in local society, their dedication to faith, and their depictions in death.
Listen to this short fictionalised account of a medieval pilgrimage to Ripon, undertaken by a young woman called Mary. This story has been created by Digital Volunteer Helen Rees.
The misericord carvings in the quire are a constant source of intrigue and amusement for all who visit Ripon Cathedral. Ava Dance delves into the mysterious world of misericords, hoping to shed new light on their meaning and impact.
An article by Maisie Dyson exploring the hidden history behind the cathedral's alabaster carvings.