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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 ‘Social Events’ Category

Rosedale Walking Festival 24-25 June 2017

The festival was blessed by the weather gods and so the number of walkers was slightly up on last year, in spite of there being fewer walks in the programme. Over 80 walkers took part, aged from six to well over sixty, with most of them from outside the dale. Some images from the weekend:

Setting off into Northdale in search of art.

History walkers up at East Mines

Nordic walkers stride out for Updale

The Jammy Dodgers, aka Tea Shop Walkers at Abbey Tea Rooms.

Heartfelt thanks to all who organised this excellent weekend and to the walk leaders for making such a success of it.

 

Guide Dogs For The Blind Coffee Morning – 6 May 2017

The coffee morning held in the Coach House Inn on Saturday 6 May was in aid of the Guide Dogs For The Blind.

Guide dogs Ivor and Zane.

The coffee donations and raffle raised £250 for this very worthy cause. Many thanks to Angela Gage for organising the morning, to Margaret, Carol and Janet for running the raffle and to the Coach House team for hosting the event.

Rosedale History Weekend – 22 to 23 April 2017

The Rosedale History Weekend held at the Updale Reading Room was very well attended, helped by the excellent weather with visitors, many from out of the dale, enjoying a wide display of industrial, social and natural history material on show. The renowned Kildale industrial  historian, Malcolm Bisby gave a fascinating talk on Saturday on the development of the Rosedale branch on the North Eastern Railway and over thirty people (and three dogs) took part in the walks ups to East Mines over the two days

Rosedale Railway Talk with Malcolm Bisby

Ruby May dissecting owl pellets with Elspeth Ingleby from the National Parks

History Walkers 22 Apr 17

History Walkers 23 Apr 17

Heading Home

Many thanks to Tom Mutton and Eslpeth Ingleby of the TELI team, to the Ryedale Folk Museum for the loan of mining artifacts, to Janet, Margaret and Carol for the splendid array of refreshments, to the members of the Rosedale History Society who helped host the event and make it such a success and to Jimmy Barraclough for the use of his field for parking.

Yorkshire Cancer Research Coffee Morning – 1 April 2017

The coffee morning in the Coach House Inn on  Saturday morning, 1 April, raised the marvellous sum of £463 in aid of Yorkshire Cancer Research. Thanks to Sue and Jim Austermuhle for organising the event, to Dave Oakey and the Coach House team for the coffee and biscuits, to Margaret and Carol for the raffle, to all those who donated cakes for sale and raffle prizes and to all others who gave so generously to enable this important work to continue.

Coffee Morning in aid of MIND – 4 March 2017

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!

Margaret and Vikki with the now named Violet, the teddy bear!

Raffling the many generously donated prizes

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.

Call My Bluff Wine Tasting – 17 February 2017

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!

Starting off with some excellent sparkiling Cava.

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.

 

Rosedale Coffee Morning 7 January 2017

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

Alastair and Dave

Waiting for the raffle!

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!

Carols On The Green – Wednesday 21 December

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!

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’.

Generous Rosedale

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, it's not what you think! Mushroom carving by Stuart Bolam. Taken by LKC

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

Lorraine Dale

Chair Rosedale Reading Room