15 November 2019Nativity Play
Berwickshire Group RDA
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Invites you to attend the 2019 versions of the Nativity Play
Monday 9th December at 1.30 pm
Thursday 12th December at 10.00 am
Both to be held at the
Berwickshire Group Indoor Arena
Sunnyside, Reston, TD14 5LN
To be followed by Tea and Cake
Please wear warm clothing and footwear as the school can be cold
02 November 2019FIONA and LYNN RECIEVE AWARDS FROM THE PRINCESS ROYAL
On Wednesday the 23rd October Berwickshire Group made the long journey to Ingliston Country Club for the Scottish Supra Conference where we were kept entertained by some very good speakers.
The Princess Royal presented Fiona Anderson with her 25 year Long Service Award
and Lynn Blythe received the 2019 Edinburgh & Borders Volunteer or the Year Award.
Both ladies had a chat with the Princess and their awards are well deserved.
06 October 2019RECENT FUNDRAISERS
On Friday 4th October a very successful Quiz was held in Chirnside Community Center.
David and Ann Knighton were Question master and scorer and produced some thought provoking questions to make us all think.
Congratulations to the winning team BAZINGA and to the other teams who took part.
Thank you to everyone who donated baking for the very good interval tea and for the raffle prizes, and to all who helped set up and tidy the hall.
This enjoyable evening raised £243.80 for Group funds.
Elemford Show kindly offered the Group a sales table on Saturday 28th September.
This was well worth while and many people showed an interest in RDA and after
bumper sales of Christmas cards raised £165.80.
03 October 2019GROUP WINS A SADDLE
From the National RDA Facebook page:
Today Ed and Claire stepped up to pick the next ten winners of the Collegiate Saddles UK competition. Collegiate have given us 50 SADDLES to give away for our 50th anniversary... there are still 20 to win so keep your fingers crossed!!!
Well done Vauxhall City Farm Lapworth Group RDA Perry RDA, Claverham and winford RDA, North Staffs RDA, Berwickshire Group RDA, Lincolnshire Wolds Riding for the Disabled, Stratford Upon Avon RDA, South Notts RDA and last but not least East Fife and Scooniehill RDA
02 October 2019VAULTING COMPETITORS st the SNEC
Scottish Equestrian Vaulting Championships held at SNEC on September 21
27 September 2019OVERALL BEST PRICTURE FIRST PRIZE
Well done to the young people who entered the Annual RDA UK National Championships. Their collage was entered to the collage section and won first prize. Even better news is that their artwork also won first prize for “Overall Best Picture” in the arts and craft section.
Pupils will keep the beautiful trophy for year. They will also decide how they would like to spend the £40 prize money.
Well done to Hayley Paxton, Christoffer Pedersen, Eva McKinven, Jacob Rothery and Mrs Trace.
A big thank you to Mrs Trace for leading on this.
12 September 2019ROSETTE PRESENTAIONS
The Wednesday morning riders received their rosettes for the Art work which went to the Championships in the Group Sculpture Class. it was called "lets Party" and won 6th place.
A.lso this week Emily & Barbara received their rosettes from this years competition at Hartpury
25 August 2019BERWICKSHIRE NEWS COVERAGE OF NATHIONAL RDA 50th ANNIVERSARY
24 August 2019Coldstream Coffee Morning
Berwickshire Group RDA Held a Coffee Morning in the Clock Tower, Coldstream on Saturday 24th August and what a well attended event it was.
The good people of Coldstream did us proud and the stupendous sum of £540.56 was raised for Group funds and each stall was busy and some sold out quickly.
A huge thank you to Barbara who masterminded the morning and to everyone who helped in any way and to all the generous people who donated raffle and tombola prizes and wonderful home baking.
The Group could not survive without the great help of the Groups local supporters and we are very grateful for their input.
Riding and vaulting start the first week of September to once again give adults and children the chance to interact with our wonderful friend the horse.