Further detail of Saltburn 160 Anniversary Celebration

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Celebratory activities have been co-ordinated by Cllr Philip Thomson and the Saltburn Neighbourhood Action Partnership (SNAP), with support from Saltburn Community & Arts Association (SC&AA) There are a range of activities, all free.

Emmanuel Church, already underway

  • The art exhibition Chapter and Verse (Mayor to view on Sunday 15th, early to mid-afternoon).
  • Bible reading marathon is beginning Monday, August 9th until until Saturday, August 14th, 8am-8pm (visitors welcome between those times). The complete Bible is to be read aloud by readers from the community, including the mayor of Redcar (Thursday 12th August at 10.30 and 11.30am) in 15 minute segments.

 

Work on Saltburn Visuals

  • Longstanding work on the floral displays.
  • The refurbishment of the model loco on Marske Rd, (about to be renamed by the Mayor on Tuesday August 17th at 9.30am).

The attractive transformations of some rear alley ways in the town. The mayor is planning to do a walkabout on the Saturday 14th at approx. 11am and Sunday 15th, early afternoon.

With thanks to Saltburn in Bloom (look out for the future Saltburn Heritage Trail booklet), Saltburn Growing Together, Saltburn 500 Club, Saltburn Parish Council, Saltburn Ward Councillors, Saltburn Rotary Club, ICL Boulby, and many generous individuals within the community contributing time, money, or both.

Exhibition at Saltburn Community Hall, Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th August 10am-4pm.

The mayor is to open the exhibition of Saltburn’s history, expressed by several community groups presenting their own part in Saltburn’s timeline. Teesside Archives are also contributing. 

  • Saltburn Community and Arts Association (SC&AA)
  • Saltburn Valleys CIO
  • Saltburn U3A
  • Saltburn WI
  • Saltburn 500 Club
  • Saltburn Churches Together 
  • Saltburn Community Response 

 

Films at Saltburn Community Theatre, Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th August

The films are a wide collection of material chosen to give an eclectic representation of the many aspects of the town, not always seen and sometimes seen but forgotten.

Saturday 14th August

First Session Doors open 12.45pm

Showing Starts 1pm (Run time approximately 1hour 40 minutes)

Films showing; Please note last item is different within the two showings. 

  • Saltburn 55 – The world famous Saltburn Tramway. Top to Bottom.
  • The Hill Climb – Ernie Crust and a brief look at motor racing in times past.
  • Saltburn Animal Rescue Association – The vison of a real home in 2007.
  • The Saltburn Community Centre – A glorious building needing constant care
  • Teesside University Animex Awards – Three entries to the 2006 Animation Festival.
  • ‘A Handsome Return’ – 2008 Ivan Limon and Graham Cottam in an excerpt from the play.
  • Saltburn Centenary Film – Life in Saltburn by the Sea in 1961, celebrating 100 years

 

Second Session Doors open 3pm

Showing Starts 3.15pm

Films showing

  • Saltburn 55 – The world famous Saltburn Tramway. Top to Bottom.
  • The Hill Climb – Ernie Crust and a brief look at motor racing in times past.
  • Saltburn Animal Rescue Association – The vison of a real home in 2007.
  • The Saltburn Community Centre – A glorious building needing constant care.
  • Teesside University Animex Awards – Three entries to the 2006 Animation Festival.
  • ‘A Handsome Return’- 2008 Ivan Limon and Graham Cottam in an excerpt from the play.
  • Saltburn 150 – Life in Saltburn by the Sea in 2011, celebrating 150 years.

Sunday 15th August

Showings at 1pm and 3pm. Doors open 15 minutes before. Running time 1hr 30 minutes.

‘God on the Rocks’ The 1990 film shot on location in Saltburn with residents as ‘extras’

Starring Minnie Driver, Sinead Cusack, Bill Paterson, and Frederick Treves.

Other events in Saltburn on Saturday 14th August

  • The U3A ukulele band are playing at the Bandstand, beginning approx. 2pm. 
  • By the pier, a portrait of Henry Pease, founder of Saltburn, will be created in sand by Helen Gaunt and Derek Mosley. This event finishes approx. 3.30-4pm.

 

Other events in Saltburn on Sunday 15th August

  • Bandstand concerts with the Lockwood Brass at 12.30pm and Northallerton Silver Band at 2pm. 
  • Saltburn Churches Together are holding an open air service at the Bandstand to commemorate the 160th anniversary at 5pm.

 

On 17th August, the actual day of the anniversary, the celebrations continue.

  • The Mayor will officially rename the refurbished locomotive on Marske Rd (times as above).
  • The Mayor will award several plaques within the community in recognition of work and contributions throughout the day.
  • A tree planting will take place at 10.15am in the Saltburn Community Theatre and Community Hall grounds (SC&AA grounds) with the planting of the first of 160 trees to be planted in 2021 as part of the celebrations. Mayor to be present.
  • The town crier will be out and about and in good voice.
  • The final celebration of the day is a musical concert with renowned musicians Sarah Paterson (harp), Charlotte McLoughlin (soprano), Rev’d Daniel Ackerley (accompanist), and Jeremy Harbottle (cellist) at Emmanuel church at 7pm.

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