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COFFEE MORNING – SATURDAY 10 DECEMBER 2022

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The postponed Coffee Morning took place today and thanks to the generosity of the many people from the dale and outside who came to enjoy the craic £210 was raised for the History Society. Also many thanks to Dave Oakey, Tina and Beth for their usual cheerful and efficient hosting of the event

The RHS coffee morning – 10 December 2022

The next charity coffee morning will be on Saturday 7 January 2023 at the usual time of 10.00 to 12.00am.

In the meantime, a very Happy Christmas and and a less turbulent New Year to all our viewers on the site!

COFFEE MORNING AND TEA AND CHAT – 3 & 4 SEPTEMBER 2022

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A Coffee Morning in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research will be held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 3 September from 1000 to 1200am. There will be a cake sale as well as the ever popular raffle. Also the 2023 Rosedale calendar will be on sale. Entry is free.

The quarterly Rosedale History Society Tea and Chat meeting will be held in the Updale Reading Room on Sunday 4 September from 1400 to 1600pm. Research material on family and social history will be available as well as internet access, along with excellent tea and cakes! Entry is free but a donation to the RHS would be appreciated. Also the new 2023 Rosedale calendar will be available for sale.

ROSEDALE CALENDAR 2023

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The popular Rosedale Calendar, in aid of the Save Rosedale Church Appeal, is now available for sale at £10 a copy from Abbey Stores and the Rosedale Caravan Park/camp site shop. Copies will also be available at the Coach House Inn during the coffee morning from 10.00 to 12.00am on Saturday 3 September and also at the Rosedale History Society Tea and Chat in the Updale Reading Room on Sunday 4 September from 14.00 to 16.00 pm.

Don’t delay as these are popular items, ideal as Christmas presents and to send to friends and family living away from Rosedale!

North Pennines AONB Group Visit – 16 August 2022

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Five members of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty group visited Rosedale on Tuesday 16 August to see the conservation and interpretation aspects of the recent Land of Iron project. Linda Chambers, a member of the project’s steering committee, took them around to examine the information and interpretation boards in various sites in the village and at the ironstone kilns at Bank Top.

Linda Chambers (second from left) and NP AONB visitors at the Rosedale Abbey Land of Iron interpretation boards

ROSEDALE HISTORY SOCIETY MEETINGS 2022

The first of our now quarterly Tea, Chat & History meetings takes place in early March.  Please make a note of the dates for 2022: 6 March, 5 June, 4 September and 4 December. 

These informal meetings are between 2.00 – 4.00pm. on Sunday afternoons at the Updale Reading Room, Rosedale.  The archive will be available to browse and research, and we look forward to welcoming our regulars as well as new visitors. 

Any regulations due to the ongoing Covid situation will, of course, be observed.  Please contact rosedalehistory@hotmail.co.uk for further information.

Rosedale History Coffee Morning  and Meeting – 4 & 5 December 2021

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This coming weekend we will be having a coffee morning in the Coach House on Saturday, 4 December, 10.00-12.00.  There will be the usual raffle and cake sales, and donations for either or both will be gratefully accepted.

RHS Coffee Morning

On the following day, Sunday 5th, between 2.00-4.00pm., we will be having our first Tea and Chat meeting back in the Updale Reading Room in almost two years.  We look forward to seeing some familiar faces and also welcome new ones to our very informal get-togethers.  Could those who would like to come along please bring a mask and respect social distancing.  Refreshments will be available.

Please note, future meetings are going to be quarterly, not monthly.  Our meetings for 2022 will be held on the first Sunday in March, June, September and December.

NEW ROSEDALE MINES AND RAILWAYS BOOK OUT!

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Copies of the new, updated and much expanded edition of the Mines & Railway booklet by Hayes & Rutter, first published in 1971, were handed over to Linda Chambers of the Rosedale History Society by Chris Hall of Scarborough Historical & Archaeological Society, the publishers.

This edition is the result of months of work by the editor, Tom Mutton, Manager for the Land of Iron project, together with significant contributions of new material from the history society, local industrial heritage expert Malcolm Bisby, local museums and many others.

Copies of the new book can be obtained in Rosedale from either Abbey Stores at £8 per copy or from the history society at rosedalehistory@hotmail.co.uk and online direct from the publishers

https://www.sahs.org.uk/Publications-of-the-Scarborough-Archaeological-and-Historical-Society.html

The price is also £8.00 but post and packing extra.

Linda Chambers and Chris Wall, with the new book

Rosedale History Society Meetings

Hello All,

Because we are all having to change our plans due to the virus threat, we will be holding no further monthly meetings or other events for the next few months.

If anyone wants archive information, please email us at any time at

rosedalehistory@hotmail.co.uk

We hope that everyone manages to stay well until we can all get together again.

best wishes

Linda Chambers

Charity Coffee Mornings 2020

Coffee Mornings in aid of nominated charities will be held on the first Saturday of every month throughout 2020 in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey and courtesy of Dave Oakey, from 10.00 to 12.00 am each time.

The first such was held on Saturday 3 January and raised the excellent sum of £251 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The remaing dates for 2020 are:

1 February – Rosedale Football Club

7 March – Guide Dogs for The Blind

4 April – Rosedale Abbey Church

2 May – The Marie Curie Trust

6 June – Hartoft Chapel

4 July – British Heart Foundation

1 August – The Reading Room

5 September – Yorkshire Cancer

3 October – Rosedale History Society

7 November – Rosedale WI and Craft Fair

5 December – Rosedale Community Fund

Please note these dates and come along for the excellent cake/biscuits and coffee and, of course, the chance to win some great prizes in the raffle.