The annual show (every August) is run by the Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Society. This year will include Cattle, Goats, Heavy Horses, Ponies, jumping, local produce, Rabbits, Vintage Tractors & Scarecrows and much more. More details to follow soon on the Rosedale Show’s website.
Welcome to the Rosedale blog. This is where we share news and information about events in Rosedale and the wider community throughout the year. You’ll also find news about the village timetable, our micro enterprises, school events, clubs, and lively socials.
It’s that time again – the splendid Rosedale Calendar for 2022 in aid of the Save Rosedale Church Appeal is now out and available from Abbey Stores, Graze on The Green and Gillies Jones Glass Studio for £10 a copy, or from firstname.lastname@example.org for £12 with post and packaging included.
These make ideal Christmas presents so buy one for the house and another one or two to send to family and friends elsewhere to remind them of lovely Rosedale!
All funds raised go to support this vital project, where another £80,000 is needed to restore and preserve our church for future generations.
The Church Fete held this Sunday to raise funds for the church roof appeal was blessed with dry weather which helped produce an unexpectedly high attendance from visitors and locals alike, which in turn produced over £900 for the appeal. Afternote: follow-on sales and contributions have now raised the figure to over £1000 – a splendid effort all round.
There were plant and handicraft stalls, sales of old books, a treasure trail for the children and the ever popular tombola and tea and cake stalls in the church. The crowds were entertained with some wonderful singing by a local choir, the Moorland Singers, all of which made for a traditional village fete.
Heartfelt thanks to all who helped organise the event and ran the various stalls, those who contributed tombola prizes and items for sale and to the choir for their contribution to a very pleasant and successful afternoon.
In view of the virulence of the pandemic and following Government advice, Rosedale PCC has voted to close the church for public worship for the time being. This includes opening the church for private prayer.
Irrespective of how well we can assess and manage the risk in church, it seems entirely wrong to invite people to leave their homes to get to church when the Government’s advice is so strongly to Stay at Home.
Sadly but as expected the famous (or should that be infamous!) Christmas auction will not take place this year in the Coach House Inn. Instead there is now a draw where punters can ‘buy’ squares in the Abbey Stores and the Coach House Inn. Proceeds will go towards Rosedale Community School, the church, the Reading Room and Rosedale Football Club.
Details of prizes and the date of the draw will be notified as soon as known. Your support is, as ever, strongly requested
Some twenty five people from around the dale attended a simple, socially distanced Act of Remembrance at the war memorial in Rosedale Abbey churchyard on Sunday 8 November 2020.
After prayers, the names of Rosedale’s Fallen in the Great War, the Second World War and the Korean War were read out, The Last Post and Reveille were sounded and wreaths laid on behalf of the Church, the Parish Council and The Women’s Institute.
Permission has finally been given to hold a Harvest Festival service in St May and St Lawrence Church, Rosedale Abbey on Thursday 22 October at 7.00pm. All are most welcome to come and celebrate the bounty of nature and give thanks in this most difficult of times.