Winter Newsletter – December 2014

A busy time in the  Museum and Park

Commemoration at 11am on 11th November. The Garden to be dedicated in 2015.

Commemoration at 11am on 11th November

The Heritage Memorial Garden looking beautiful in the snow, December 2014.

The Heritage Memorial Garden looking beautiful in the snow, December 2014.

Dr Rudrum talking about WW1 poetry.

Dr Rudrum talking about WW1 poetry

A very full room for this, the third of the lectures held in the Woodhead Hall this Autumn. Another series is planned.

The Tea & Cake Wednesday afternoon group on a personal tour of the museum.

The Tea & Cake Wednesday afternoon group on a personal tour of the museum.

They had a well attended Christmas Party with a quiz and festive entertainment.

The Christmas Fair on 21st November was a great success with over 650 people coming to browse the stalls, enjoy the Christmas music by the Accordian & Concertina Band, talk to five local authors and sample the refreshments. Father Christmas arrived in his splendid Classic Car. He was joined by the drivers of two other Classic Cars.

Friends of Tolson Museum & Ravensknowle – Great Tolson Bake Off

Tolson Museum, Wakefield Road, Huddersfield
Saturday 21st March 2015
1pm – 4pm

You are invited to create one or more of the following:

  • A Frugal cake using ingredients from 2nd World War
  • Celebrate music in Huddersfield
  • An insect (for up to 12 year olds)

Best of luck, see you on 21st March.

Please bring your cake with an entry form. Also required is list of ingredients and the method used to create your cake.

Judging from  2.30pm

Entry £3.

Forms from Tolson museum, T&Cake, Almondbury and Ann, details below.

Judges – Stephen & Tracy Jackson

Oral History

As part of the Heritage Memorial Garden project ‘Friends’ are collecting memories of living in Huddersfield during wartime and memories of service in conflicts since 1945. We already have some really good memories but are still after more. Could you or members of your family contribute? We don’t want to lose our experiences of wartime.

Tea & Cake

Wednesday afternoons 2.00 – 3.30 at the Tolson Museum

14th January. Memories of living in Huddersfield during WW2..

11th February. Sitting and exercising with Pam Cicero.

Bowling green to the rear of Tolson available at all these meetings.

About Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle

The committee of ‘Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle’ meet once a month usually on the 3rd Sunday afternoon in the month. All ‘Friends of Ravensknowle & Tolson’ are very welcome to join us.

For more information please contact Ann Denham, Chair of Friends of Tolson & Ravensknowle. Tel: 01484 425708 m: 07803159506 email: ann.denham3@gmail.com

If you want to join us and become a 'Friend', the cost is just £3 for one person and £5 for a couple for life! See how you can get involved.