Permission has finally been given to hold a Harvest Festival service in St May and St Lawrence Church, Rosedale Abbey on Thursday 22 October at 7.00pm. All are most welcome to come and celebrate the bounty of nature and give thanks in this most difficult of times.
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.
Thanks to Joann Tomlin and Dick Kenderdine, the base surround of the war memorial has been tidied up with a membrane and gravel put down to replace the overgrown grass.
Please note for your diaries that Remembrance Sunday is on 8 November this year – more details of services and commemorations will follow shortly.
The funeral for the late Margaret Peirson will take place in St Mary and St Lawrence Church, Rosedale Abbey, on Tuesday 1 September at 2.00pm, followed by burial in the churchyard.
Up to twenty people (masked and socially distanced) are welcome to join the family group in the church for the service which will be conducted by the Rev Christine Haddon-Reece.
Cricket returned to Rosedale today, Saturday 25 July, when friends of Dave Oakey, landlord of the Coach House Inn, staged a socially distanced cricket match as part of their weekend’s entertainment in the village.
Who cares who wins!
The funeral ceremony for John Dent, 1943 – 2020, was held in Rosedale Abbey today, Monday 20 July at 2.00pm. The service was conducted by Father Bill Godfrey. Over 200 hundred local people and others in the shooting and hunting world attended to remember the life of an outstanding countryman, soldier and Rosedale character:
A must for your diaries – BBC2 on Friday 17 July at 9.00pm – and featuring Dale Head Farm and other parts of Rosedale.
Having drunk the last pints in the Coach House Inn, Rosedale Abbey, at lockdown in March, Dave Oakey and friends celebrated with the first pints on re-opening the pub in Saturday 4 July. The toast was to another regular, John Dent of blessed memory.
The Coach House is now officially open for business with table service only for food and drinks. Customers are asked to be patient and show understanding with the temporary limitations required by law.
Craig and Helen are pleased to announce that the Abbey Tea Room will be open on Saturday 4 July for teas, coffees, cakes and scones and savoury items from 9.00am to 4.30pm, and then every day except for Wednesdays when it will be closed. There will be plenty of seating outside but limited availability indoors because of the continuing need for safe distancing – customers’ patience and understanding is requested.
The Abbey Stores shop will continue to be open from 8.30am to 5.00pm every day except for Wednesdays, when the timings will be 8.30 to 10.00am.
A message from Jimmy Porter:
We are reopening from 12.00 on Saturday 4th of July lunch time. A safe and welcoming environment will be provided for all of our customers.
We will be serving food from 12.00 – 8.00pm everyday and operating a table only service for food and drink, there will be no service from the bar.
Advance reservations for internal seating areas strongly recommended as we will have a reduced seating availability. Card/contactless payment preferred. Social distancing to be maintained and hand sanitizer will be available.
Anything else you need, please let me know on 01751 417208
St Mary and St Lawrence Church in Rosedale Abbey will be open for private prayer on Saturday afternoons from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
The church is not yet permitted to open fully for public worship, but it is hoped it will be soon. For any queries please call David or Christine Haddon-Reece on 01751 417401