‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 29th June 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

The Primrose League Dames – Epigram

“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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