Monday, September 25 2017

Archive for September, 2017

Wheels away on Sunday

September 22 2017.

Cyclists will be testing their stamina this weekend

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Helping hurricane victims

September 21 2017.

Help is needed by the victims of the two hurricanes

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Questions left unanswered

September 21 2017.

A talk on Shakespeare in Rye (for the mayor making of Mermaid Inn owner John Fowtrell) raises more question than it provides answers

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Dixter’s great pottery exhibition

September 21 2017.

New pieces added to Great Dixter’s selling pottery exhibition due to poular demand

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Shadows in the gallery

September 21 2017.

A new and innovative exhibition at the Rye Art Gallery

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Austen’s sisters take centre stage

September 21 2017.

A literary gem

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Local author – don’t miss it!

September 21 2017.

Another book signing but yet another talented Rye author

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Dunkirk at Camber

September 21 2017.

A remastering of the original Dunkirk film took over the beach where some of it was filmed

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Pottering around museum

September 21 2017.

Pottery is back on the agenda at the East Street museum with a new exhibition and a repeat of a fully booked talk from earlier in the year

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Strumming to the traffic

Strumming to the traffic
September 21 2017.

The Rye Ukulele Experiment cheered up the High Street on the opening day of the Rye Arts Festival, writes Gillian Roder,  playing outside Adams, as part of the many events that were taking place on this first day. An appreciative audience got in the way of various irritated motorists, as the strumming attracted attention, smiles and fun in spite of  the spectators having to dice with parked cars and oncoming traffic.

 

Chance to visit Weald Museum

September 21 2017.

A few places are still available for a day out to the Weald and Downland museum

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Who should buy new homes?

September 21 2017.

Thumbs down, for now, to the St Ives’ option but . . . .

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Three weddings, but no funeral

September 21 2017.

With three weddings last Saturday, but no funeral, Rye Arts Festival kicked off with a radio station that was not broadcasting. Confused already? It may get worse

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Business Forum tackles crime

September 21 2017.

Business Forum invites guest speakers to talk on crime reduction in store and on line

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Rotary Club distributes walk money

September 21 2017.

Rotary club fundraising proceeds go to worthy causes

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Problems in Jempsons car park

September 22 2017.
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A visitor to Rye has his own parking problems

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Secret affairs

September 21 2017.
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RDC is behaving like a South American junta over parking issues

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Art in the roof

September 21 2017.

Rye Art Gallery has a permanent collection. Come and see the artists’ choice

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Not a lunch concert – a feast!

September 21 2017.

An organ recital to satisfy the soul and lift the spirits

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Let’s go to the movies!

September 21 2017.

Stephen King’s evil bloodthirsty clown is back preying upon a town’s children in this remake of IT

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British nostalgia at its best

September 21 2017.

A fun evening with past nostalgia and the wonderful mighty Wurlitzer

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Freewoman who changed lives

September 21 2017.

Does freedom include driving one’s sheep along the High Street ?

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A story to inspire

September 21 2017.

A fascinating talk by a truly exceptional lady

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Nuptials at the Gallivant

September 21 2017.

The Gallivant in Camber is hosting a wedding show this weekend

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Owls fly into school

Owls fly into school
September 21 2017.

Children at Peasmarsh Church of England primary school were delighted to have an visit from five owls, writes Lison Smart. They learned about how the owls hunted and where they lived then they watched them fly. The children closed their eyes as the owls swooped silently over their heads. it was great fun! It was a reminder of how beautiful nature was and how we need to look after the creatures and birds that live in or environment.

Still more Festival to come

September 21 2017.

The Arts Festival gathers pace, as we preview week two

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Council at odds over nature letter

September 21 2017.

The plans for the new Discovery Centre divided the Town Council

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MP gets grilled with his fish

September 21 2017.

An entertaining talk by the first literary guest at the Festival

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Pianos behind the scenes

September 21 2017.

Pianos, orchestra, choir, opera, dancers, films, speakers – Rye Arts Festival has them all in 60 plus events at 22 venues. What could possibly go wrong ? Well read on

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Posters for peace

Posters for peace
September 21 2017.

Yesterday, Thursday September 21, was the day designated as World Peace Day, writes Kenneth Bird. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to peace above all differences and to contribute to building a culture of peace.

Churches Together in Rye commissioned some posters to celebrate and these can be seen in the Clare Chapel in St Mary’s church. They are imaginatively designed  and executed by Isabel Ryan, Priscilla Ryan’s daughter, Rachael Surieddine, Sonia Relf,and Frances Catt.

 

 

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