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.
A bustling coffee morning in aid of MIND, the mental health charity was held at the Coach House Inn on Saturday 4 March 2017 and an excellent total of £425 was raised for the good cause – well done to all from Vikki Sellar who was the organiser for the day.
Margaret and Vikki with the now named Violet, the teddy bear!
Raffling the many generously donated prizes
As ever, many thanks to Dave Oakey and the Coach House team for the facilities and to all who gave so generously to the raffle and to the cake sale.
A reminder that the next coffee morning will be on Saturday 1 April from 10.00 to 12.00 am.
Around 40 locals and visitors gathered by the Christmas Tree to sing carols having warmed up with copious amounts of mulled cider and mince pies.
Mulled cider, mince pies and carollers aplenty!
Just over £180 was raised for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, for which many thanks to all who contributed so generously.
Thanks also to Diane Crawford for providing the music and the delicious mince pies and to Linda Chambers for the equally tasty mulled cider. See you all next year ‘On The Green’.
A Carol Service will be held on Tuesday 20 December at 6.00pm followed by mulled wine and mince pies – everybody welcome.
There will be an early ‘Midnight Mass’ on Christmas Eve at 10.00pm – please come and join us
Two charity events were held at the Coach House Inn this Saturday 3 November 2016. The first was a coffee morning held in aid of the Christmas Lights fund which raised an excellent £250 from donations, direct and for the ever popular raffle.
For the first time in many years the annual Christmas Auction in aid of the Reading Room was held at the Coach House. The inn was packed out for the night and and a boisterous audience bidded enthusiastically for the many items for sale.
No, no, it’s not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam, photo taken by LKC
And now a message from Lorraine Dale, Chair of the Reading Room Trustees:
The Reading Room Christmas Auction held at the Coach House raised an amazing £1200 – thank you to all who supported this event in any way, you have been so generous.
Special thanks must go to Dave and his staff at the Coach House for their support and use of the premises, and to Dave Seller our famous auctioneer who never disappoints, and my fellow trustees for their help with the event.
THANK YOU ALL
Chair Rosedale Reading Room
There will be a wreath laying ceremony in Rosedale Abbey Churchyard on Sunday 13 November 2016 at 10.00 am. All attending are asked to gather in the church at that time.
Rosedale War Memorial Cross
There was an excellent turnout for the coffee morning in aid of the Rosedale Women Institute, the result of which £315 was raised for the branch.
The Christmas Fair
Thanks as always to Dave Oakey and the good folks at the Coach House Inn and to Margaret, Carol and Janet for organising the raffle and to those who contributed prizes.
The next coffee morning will be on Saturday 3 December from 10.00 to 12.00 – more details to follow.
Louise Williamson, daughter of Vanessa Windsor of The Flower of May Campsite in the village, and Graeme Thompson were married this afternoon in St Mary and St Laurence Church, Rosedale Abbey with the Rev Christine Haddon-Reece officiating.
The Gate Knot
The Reception and dance afterwards was in the Coach House Inn.
Tony Robinson, of Blackadder and Time Team fame, and a film crew were in Rosedale on Monday 5 September, shooting for a series on walks across the UK to be shown later this year on Channel 5. Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society was asked to advise Tony of the history of ironstone mining in the dale.
Filming at Bank Top
Briefing Tony on the history of mining at Bank Top
The production company will be contacting the History Society once the broadcast dates are known, so keep in touch with the blog and the Community Forum for further details.
The coffee morning held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 3 September realised £315.46 for the church roof fund. The church roof is in urgent need of repair and a very considerable sum of money needs to be raised to allow the major work required to be undertaken. Any suggestions for fundraising activities would be very welcome – please contact Anthea Read or any members of the Parochial Church Council.
Rotten purlins at the west end.
Meantime, many thanks to Dave Oakey for the use of the Coach House (clearly his luck was in, having won four prizes in the raffle!) and, of course to Margaret and Carol as always for organising and running the ever popular raffle.