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Rosedale Community News

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Archive for the ‘Rosedale Show’ Category

It’s Showtime 2018!

The annual Rosedale Show was held on the Milburn Field on Saturday 18 August with good crowds enjoying the displays and events in breezy, sunny weather. Some scenes from around the ground:

Some fatherly advice before the judging.

Never too young to start.

A perennial favourite – the heavy horses judging.

In contrast, the smallest horses on show.

“I’ll have some of that, please.” At the church tea tent.

” Of course, it’s got a six and a half inch cylinder!”

For Your Eyes Only – the music, that is!

Man and Dog

Dogs everywhere – in and out of the judging ring.

More dogs – at the start of one of the hound trail races.

“That’s the winner!” In the ‘Any Continental Steer’ Class

The show could not be run each year without the sterling efforts of  Sam Dring and her committee and all the volunteers who help put up and take down the showground, who man the gates and direct traffic – heartfelt thanks to them all.

Also, a reminder of the Rosedale Flower Festival in aid of the ‘Save Rosedale Abbey Church Appeal’ which will be in the church of St Mary and St Lawrence from 15 to 23 September with a Harvest Service and Supper at 6.00pm on Saturday 22 September – all are very much welcome.

Rosedale Show Needs You! Showground Set-Up 14 August

This a call for volunteers to help set-up the show arena and rings – please gather at the Milburn Field on Tuesday 14 August at 6.00pm. Bring some work gloves, pliers/multitools and a joyous heart!

Show Ring In Action

Without volunteer help, the show could not be staged every year and so please make an effort to spare some time to help next Tuesday evening on the Milburn Field.

Rosedale Show and Church Repair Appeal – 19 August 2017

Congratulations! Judging one of the sheep classes.

“Do you want water on those?”

Sunshine, showers and a blustery wind typified show day at Rosedale on Saturday 19 August, but as usual the crowds of locals and visitors came out and enjoyed the varied displays of horses and other livestock, exhibitions, trade stands and live music throughout the day.

Children’s Sports Day

Horses showing off

Cattle Pimping!

“Thanks very much!” – Heavy Horse Judging

Much thanks to all on the Show Committee and to the volunteers who manned the gates and controlled the traffic to make the day such a success.

Thanks must also go to all those who donated to the Rosedale Abbey church repair appeal by buying the excellent calendars on offer or by giving directly or both. The grand sum of  £546.30 was raised for this vital cause.

The remaining calendars will be on sale shortly in the village between now and the church appeal sponsored coffee morning in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 2 September from 10.00 to 12.00 am – in the meantime, if you have any queries, please call 01751 417071 and leave a message.

Thanks again to all who helped make this Saturday such a special day for Rosedale.

Rosedale Show AGM – 16 January 2017

 

 

The Rosedale and District Annual Show AGM will be held on 16th January at the Reading Room  7.00pm  All welcome

After a short break this will be followed by the first meeting of the New Year.

Power Trotting

Power Trotting

Vacant Position,

We are currently looking for a Show Secretary, This position at times can be time consuming and requires the applicant to be able to attend meetings, deal with correspondence, ordering of equipment and deal with all the schedule and catalogue business.

Any person or persons that may be interested in this position, please email the Chairman Sam Dring on the following email

dringhollinsfarm@yahoo.co.uk

 

Thanks Sam

Rosedale Show 2016

In spite of a couple of sharp showers in mid-afternoon, the Rosedale Show 2016 passed off well. Numbers were thought to be down on last year. mainly because of the adverse weather forecasts, but those who did come to show enjoyed the day. Some photos:

The Show Field 2016

The Show Field 2016

All Blinged Up

All Blinged Up

Show 2016 - Sheep Talk

Sheep Talk

Under Starter's Orders

Under Starter’s Orders

Spider Kids

Spider Kids

Hound Trail

Hound Trail

Infant Athlete

Infant Athletes

Chips with Everything

Chips with Everything

Power Trotting

Power Trotting

Fancy Pony Winner - Cheer Up!

Fancy Pony Winner – Cheer Up!

The updated attendance figures will be published here shortly. In the meantime the Show Committee would like to thank all who helped set up the showground and who acted as gate stewards, traffic controllers and the like and who helped make the day another success for Rosedale.

Rosedale Show 2015

Well, it turned out nice in the end! A bright if breezy day brought in the crowds to the Milburn Field today, Saturday 15 August, for Rosedale’s annual show, the ‘best little show’ in the county. Numbers of visitors is thought to be slightly up on last year’s attendance at around 3,750. However, there were fewer trade stands, but there were plenty of the ones that mattered!

A few souvenirs of the day:

Charlotte's back, and a prize winner too!

Charlotte’s back, and a prize winner too!

Mini masons at work

Mini masons at work

Magic Mal working his spells

Magic Mal working his spells

Beuholme Britannia proving to be a handful for Mr Richardson

Beuholme Britannia proving to be a handful for Mr Richardson

'I can't bear to watch'! Judging in the Fur and Feather section

‘I can’t bear to watch’! Judging in the Fur and Feather section

They're Off! The trail hounds on their way

They’re Off! The trail hounds on their way

 

Rosedale Show 2015 – Thanks

Sam Dring and John Dent would like to thank all those volunteers who turned out yesterday evening on the Milburn Field for their excellent work in setting up the arenas for the show on Saturday.

Nearly There!

Nearly There!

Finally for now, another plea for those who can spare the time to turn out  on Sunday 16 August to help take it all down again – the Show would not take place without your hard work.

Rosedale show 2015 – Help Wanted!

This is a call for volunteers to help the Show Committee set up the Milburn Field on Tuesday 11 August at 6.00pm in preparation for the Show on Saturday the 15th.

Splitting the ring, or a demo of Fast Fencing.

Splitting the ring, or a demo of Fast Fencing from 2014.

No booking necessary – just turn up on Tuesday evening with any tools, sledge hammers etc that may be appropriate, so that we can continue the successful run of Yorkshire’s Best Little Show.

A Big Thank You!

Heartfelt thanks from the Show Committee to all those volunteers from the dale who helped set up on Tuesday and then take down the showgrounds on Sunday morning and also to those who lent their fork-lifts and other kit to help the effort. More thanks to those who manned the gates and marshalled the car parks throughout the day

Splitting the ring, or a demo of Fast Fencing.

Splitting the ring, or a demonstration of Fast Fencing.

Early reports suggest attendance was up on last year but the full facts will not be known until the Show Committee meets soon for the usual wash-up.

Finally, put 15 August 2015 in your diaries for an even bigger and better Rosedale Show next year.

Showtime!

Many thanks to all those volunteers who answered the call on Tuesday evening and helped set up the arenas and other display areas for the show.

Nearly ready - now for the weather

Nearly ready – now for the weather

Now all we need do is keep our fingers crossed for dry weather on Saturday 16 August –  see you all there.