Monday, 14 July 2008

Fun for all at Saddleworth

Saddleworth's Yorkshire Day celebrations will be held five days early on Sunday 27th July, 11am at Saddleworth Museum.

Mr Michael Hall, Vice Chairman of Saddleworth White Rose Society will open the ceremony and welcome the Chairman of Saddleworth Parish Council Cllr. Mrs Pat Lord who will be invited to say a few words.

The Yorkshire Declaration will be read at 11.33 near the Ammon Wrigley statue, by Mr Gilbert Symes of Delph.

A Local Band will lead the parade to the back meadow (King George V) playing field. For anyone wishing to go straight to the playing field, activities will begin there at 9.30 am.

This years event will include the third Yorkshire Day Country Fair.

Anyone able to help on the day setting up, helping to run stalls and clearing away and tidying up at the end of the day will be most welcome and very much appreciated. Please contact the Secretary: Mr. Roy Bardsley, 52 Church Road, Uppermill, Saddleworth, Yorkshire, OL3 6EJ. Tel: 01457-878768 Email:

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