Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 28 December 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.   The Museum of Ryde will be closed from 24th December 2023 to 4th February 2024. We are opening Monday, 5th February 2024. We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

“The Dames of the Primrose League have adopted a very becoming uniform of Blue Serge trimmed with primroses”. Ladies Paper


The Primrose League Dames have donned Uniform BLUE
Trimmed with primroses – pretty enough –
More successful they’d be, if in canvassing you
They simply appeared in – the BUFF

This poem appeared in the Isle of Wight Times, November 11. 1885

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