Historic Ryde Society

‘Giving Ryde’s Past to the Future’

Historic Ryde Society Quiz Night Thursday 28 September 2023 at Yelf's Hotel, at 7p.m. for 7.30pm.

Past Events 2010

To read about forthcoming events, please go to the Calendar page.

December 11, 2010 – Raffle and Sales table in Royal Victoria Arcade – raised over £300 for funds.

December 5, 2010 – Antique and Collectors’ Fair, John Street Masonic Hall – raised over £300 for funds.

October 28, 2010 – Members’ Meeting –  And the Nightingales Sang – the third book in the Arcade Series, was introduced by its author Damon Corr.

September 4, 2010 – Sales table at Book Fair, John Street Masonic Hall – raised £100 for funds.

July 20, 2010 – Open Meeting – The images we will install in the Rotunda ceiling were on display for the first time. Several people came forward with offers of sponsorship.

July 4, 2010  – Antique and Collectors’ Fair – John Street Masonic Hall – raised over £450 for funds.

May 29, 2010 – On our Recruitment Day we raised nearly £200, recruited four individual, and one family, members and handed out a number of flyers to very interested people. The new banner created a lot of interest, and the notelets were very popular. Many thanks especially to Sally and her team from Masqueryde, who kindly donated costumes for people to try on. She would have been delighted to see the Wood family in full flow!!!

April 20, 2010 – The first Members’ Meeting was held upstairs in Liberty’s, Union Street. There were nearly thirty members present, and we recruited two new members on the evening, which was excellent! Diana gave a presentation entitled ‘The Lives and Times of the Royal Victoria Arcade, and we were delighted to have two of the arcade tenants as guests in the audience. The centre which we are planning for the basement of the arcade willl hopefully bring increased trade to all who work there.

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