Thursday, 20 September 2012

Ryedale Folk Museum finally achieves best in category!
Yorkshire in Bloom: Gold Rose Award & Category Winner : Visitor Attractions

‘Hard on the heels of their recent successful opening of the Harrison display, the Fold Yard and the ever popular T G Willey photograph and camera exhibitions, Ryedale Folk Museum are thrilled to announce that they have been chosen, out of all the entries, to receive a Golden Rose Award and to top it off, best in category in the extremely prestigious Yorkshire in Bloom competition. All this to crown a successful season.’ Kevin Simms Museum Director.
 After many years of entering Yorkshire in Bloom, Ryedale Folk Museum has finally achieved Best in Category! Out of all the attractions that entered the museum is extremely proud to have won in its category from the whole of Yorkshire. After the opening of three new collections it really does top off a great year, and it couldn’t be done without our team of volunteers.
 ‘We couldn’t of done it without all the hard work put in by the staff, volunteers and Welburn Hall School’
 Judges Comments
‘Ryedale Folk Museum is a well established entry in Yorkshire in Bloom, competing for many years. They continue to impress the judges every year with innovative new ideas implemented to the infrastructure and planting and events held in the grounds.’
Areas of Achievement:
‘Congratulations on the new 'fold yard' and the sensory garden with raised beds for disabled children. The wildflower meadow & Allotments were also mentioned. Excellent work’
Keep up the good work and congratulations to management and volunteers’
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