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.
Steve Colling, from Tate Smiths Wines, masterfully conducted a wine tasting in the Coach House Inn on Friday 17 February, with proceeds going towards the Rosedale Church Roof Appeal. A total of eight unknown wines were sampled and the winner, getting all eight correct, was Shirley Drew from Brick Cottage, Updale!
Steve starting the evening off with some excellent sparkling Cava.
After a fun and educational evening, a total of £150 was raised towards the roof appeal and so thanks again to Steve for his knowledgeable and light-hearted approach to the evening and to Jimmy and his team in the Coach House for their support for this worthy cause.
A coffee morning was held at the Coach House Inn in Rosedale Abbey on Saturday 7 January 2017 in aid of the Rosedale Football Club. In addition, Dave Oakey, the proprietor of the Inn presented Alastair Wilkinson, the player/manager of the club with £190 raised at the Christmas Draw on Christmas Eve.
Alastair and Dave
Waiting for the raffle!
The raffle raised £220 for RFC and thanks to all who attended, donated prizes, and also to Dave and the team at the Coach House for hosting the event.
And a Happy New Year to all our visitors!
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’.
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
After thirteen years in charge, Howard and Daphne Hebron are saying farewell to the Coach House Inn and downsizing their responsibilities by retiring to their charming cottage in Wrelton.
Howard, Daphne and Family
However, the village will still see a lot of them no doubt as Howard plans to help his son Ben with his ATV business in the yard behind the inn and Daphne promises to spend a lot more time with their grand-children!
All in Rosedale and Hartoft wish Howard and Daphne the very best of good fortune.
After stocktaking on Thursday the Inn reopens under new management on Friday when Dave Oakey would like welcome all Coach House regulars and new visitors.
A brass band called the Sandhouse Stompers are walking the 120 miles from Morecombe to Whitby from 20 to 28 July. On the way they are stopping off to play free gigs to raise money for Favela Brass, a project which provides brass and percussion instruments and English lessons for children in one of the favelas in Rio de Janiero.
Busking through Rosedale Abbey
Last year’s walk raised over £4000 enabling the project to continue for another year and also to the children being invited to perform at the Rio Olympics!
The band will be playing on Wednesday night, 27 July, at the Coach House, Rosedale Abbey starting at around 8.30pm – call in, enjoy the lively music and contribute to a worthy cause.
Follow-on: a great night was had in the Coach House and the audience was very generous with their contributions to the charity, helping the Stompers to raise about £3000 so far on their trek and making the target of £4000 plus achievable after their final gig in Whitby at the Abbey Wharf on Thursday evening.
Stomping in The Coach House!
The coffee morning at the Coach House Inn on Saturday 2 July from 10.00 to 12.00 am will be in aid of the Hartoft Chapel.
Please come along to support this worth cause and enjoy the usual excellent coffee and cakes, plus the raffle.
The Queen’s 90th birthday was celebrated in Rosedale by over 250 adults and children, who enjoyed traditional games on the Milburn Field, followed by a tea party on the village green.
Her Majesty’s Arrival – winner of the scarecrow competition
Girls’ Sack Race
The mums’ egg and spoon race
All enjoying tea and buns on the green
Janet Dring cutting the cake
Margaret, Ena, Janet and Lorraine relaxing near the end of the day!
Heartfelt thanks to all who helped set up and run this marvellous occasion, especially Nicola and her committee of helpers and also to all who contributed such delicious sandwiches, rolls, buns and cakes for the tea party.