Rosedale Community News
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.
Archive for the ‘People’ Category
As part of the 80th anniversary celebrations of Rosedale’s Women’s Institute, Dr Richard Smith, of Smith Watkins of Sheriff Hutton, gave an illustrated talk in the Updale Reading Room on Monday evening on the history of the ceremonial trumpet, how his firm makes them and how they are played at State ceremonial occasions.
Some forty members from Rosedale and neighbouring Women’s Institute branches thoroughly enjoyed Richard Smith’s fascinating and amusing presentation and the lively question and answer session that followed.
And thanks, of course, to all who contributed to the delicious supper afterwards.
The York branch of the Campaign For Real Ale recently awarded the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey, the title of Country Pub of The Season Autumn 2019, praising Dave Oakey and his team for their success in transforming the Coach House Inn over the last three years into a haven for real ales and ciders, and good pub food.
All in Rosedale offer our congratulations and wish Dave and the Coach House team the very best for the remainder of the season.
Smart new signs are being put at the Coach House as part of the extensive refurbishment of the premises.
The dates for the remainder of the year are:
July – 15th and 29th
August – 12th only
September – 9th and 23rd.
October – 7th and 21st
November – 4th and 18th
December – 2nd and 16th.
The Super Mobile Library is an excellent facility, with a wide range of books but also speedy satellite broadband, a boon in Rosedale! As the old saying goes, use it or lose it.
The Walking Festival was blessed with warm weather with a good turnout of a mixture of regulars and many first time visitors.
A big thank you to all who supported and took part in the Rosedale Wedding Dress Festival. We raised £3,851 (and moved the Angel up a notch). That takes our total fund-raising to a grand £26,487. Our target is £90,000.
We can now show we mean business in grant applications to save Rosedale Church from closure.
Congratulations to the five raffle winners! And thank you to the local businesses who provided the prizes and supported the event.
Any ideas for the next fundraising event will be warmly welcomed. Until then, thank you again – your donations and positive feedback have been very much appreciated.
The preview evening for the Wedding Dress Festival in aid of the appeal for St Mary and St Lawrence Church in Rosedale Abbey was very well attended and over £655 was raised for the appeal fund.
The festival, with its wonderful display of over thirty wedding dresses, stories, memorabilia and sales of local arts and crafts runs through to Sunday 2 June when there will be a Renewal of Wedding Vows Service in the Church at 10.30. Entry is free from 10.00am each day – donations to the appeal are, of course, very welcome!