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12 year old Lucy Boardman set to be Goostrey Rose Queen

12 year old Lucy Boardman set to be Goostrey Rose Queen

Lucy Boardman has been chosen as this year’s Goostrey Rose Queen and will be crowned at the annual Rose Day event on Saturday 25 June.  Lucy,12, who lives off Main Road, has taken part in Rose Day every year since she was a little girl has always wanted to be the Rose...

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Tug-o-war is back for 2022!

Tug-o-war is back for 2022!

Tug-o-war is back! We are looking for teams of 8 adults (aged 16+) to enter for a chance of glory and bragging rights for an entire year!  It's a 30 minute commitment during the afternoon of Rose Day activities. Mixed teams, sports teams, friends and family teams -...

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Three in line for Goostrey Rose Queen and attendants

Three in line for Goostrey Rose Queen and attendants

Three girls are in line to be chosen to represent Goostrey as the village’s Rose Queen and her attendants for 2022. The new Queen will be chosen by a panel of independent judges at the Village Hall on Saturday 12 March. On the same day the traditional party for infant...

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January 2022 Event

January 2022 Event

After two years of curtailed events because of the pandemic, the Committee is working towards a full-scale Rose Day on 25 June 2022. To remind us of what we have missed since June 2019, a Rose Day evening will take place in the village Hall on Friday 14 January at...

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Goostrey Rose Queen is eventually crowned

Goostrey Rose Queen is eventually crowned

Rose Day president Julia Sewell crowns the 2021 Goostrey Rose Queen Cate ClaytonPhoto by Isobel GreenCate Clayton was eventually crowned Goostrey Rose Queen in a unique covid-secure ceremony on Saturday (26 June). 14-year-old Cate, who was chosen to be the village...

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IN THE NEWS: Birthday wishes from two queens

IN THE NEWS: Birthday wishes from two queens

Margaret Barber, a long-standing supporter of Goostrey Rose Festival recently celebrated her 100th birthday and received a card from not one, but two queens! Read all about it in the Knutsford Guardian: Stalwart of Goostrey Rose Day turns 100 | Knutsford Guardian

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Support Elizabethfontein School in South Africa

Support Elizabethfontein School in South Africa

The Goostrey Rose Festival committee has supported visits from Elizabethfontein Primary School in South Africa since it’s twinning with Goostrey Community Primary School in 2004. This on-going relationship with the school is so very important as many villagers love to...

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Goostrey Rose Festival 2021 set to go ahead!

Goostrey Rose Festival 2021 set to go ahead!

The good news is that Goostrey will celebrate Rose Day on Saturday 26 June even though there will not be an event on the school field because of the uncertainties surrounding the exit from lockdown. Instead, the Rose Queen Cate Clayton and Rosebud Queen Rose Worsley...

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