Recollections of Rudyard
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4th April 201512th June 2015

Recollections of Rudyard

In 2000 The Rudyard Lake Trust obtained funding towards producing an archive film for the Millennium. This involved interviewing and filming several local residents.

North Staffordshire Railway
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27th January 201524th August 2015

North Staffordshire Railway

The North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) was a British railway company formed in 1845 to promote a number of lines in the Staffordshire Potteries and surrounding areas in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire. The company was based in Stoke-on-Trent and was nicknamed The Knotty; its lines were built to the standard gauge of 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm).  The...

Opening of Rudyard Lake Visitors Centre 2001
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26th January 201512th June 2015

Opening of Rudyard Lake Visitors Centre 2001

The newly completed Visitors Centre was opened in 2001 by the Earl of Macclesfield accompanied by Mr Ray Perry chairman of the Rudyard Lake Trust. This was the conversion of a 150 year old boathouse along with which a new toilet block and changing rooms. This building is currently being transformed into a state of...

Rudyard Lake Festival 2000
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26th January 201512th June 2015

Rudyard Lake Festival 2000

The Rudyard lake League of friends has organised many events since it’s formation in 1998. Due to the growth of fund raising festivals locally, it has made it more difficult to arrange an event which does not conflict. The main event currently is a firework and light show held in November around bonfire night. On...

Rudyard Sailing Club Open day
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26th January 201512th June 2015

Rudyard Sailing Club Open day

Rudyard Lake Sailing Club open day in 1997. Since this video the new club house has been built and opened by HRH princess Anne in 2005. The sailing club now caters for wedding receptions and other functions.