Sunday, 15 May 2016

Exhibition take down

We will be taking our exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum down tomorrow (16th May) so today is your last chance to take a look at it. It has been well received, some very good comments have been made and I'm sure we will be back to Ryedale Folk Museum again in the future.

Saturday, 2 April 2016

Object of the Month #2

This months object is the Troop Log Book of the 1st Vale of Pickering Scout Troop from the 1940s - 50s. The log was kept by a long standing member of the troop, Raymond Hays who worked his way up to assistant Scout Master. There are some interesting articles and write ups of meetings. This page is especially and the newspaper clipping is also a good read.

Exhibition extention

Our Exhibition has been given an extended showing so there's more opportunity to see it at Ryedale Folk Museum for the next couple of weeks.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Object of the month #1

As Scouts and Guides celebrated Founders day/Thinking day on the 22nd February, this months object is the Replica Chief Scouts Plume made traditionally with dyed horse hair bristles.

Latest finding

Amazing what you might find in an old pile of magazines, a copy of the arts management weekly magazine featuring this article from 1995.

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Scouts in Dads Army Film

Just to confirm that the 1st Vale of Pickering Scout Troop can be seen on the new Dad's Army Film, in the final Parade Scene! Here are some photos from the days filming. The Archives provided 22 Boy Scout Uniforms and with thanks to the Thane Rover Scout Crew the Scouts were kitted with Scout staffs and flags.

Latest Exhibition

The latest Archives Exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole mostly based around local Scouting, also includes a Scout shop and display on the new Dad's Army Film that the archives supplied 22 Boy Scout Uniforms for the final parade scene in the film.