Old pals act for WW1

Two local theatre groups Acting Up in Rye and the Icklesham Players are joining forces to mark the centenary of the start of World...

Another sound in the wall

Music festivals, medieval churches, pubs. On walks, even. Jazz, pop, classical. Members of Rye's Wall of Sound Singing Ensemble enjoy themselves in all sorts of ways. Their coach is Sandra Scott who believes in a sense of humour more than the ability to read music

Rye cinema: the prequel

The making of a modern two-screen cinema complex, complete with a bar and café, reads more like a Hammer horror. Pip Al-Khafaji reveals some of the hidden nasties that plagued the cast of builders

Soudain framed by success

Annie Soudain is one of our most successful contemporary artists and printmakers. Her cards are so popular that many who bought them at her most recent showing at the Rye Art Gallery did so to frame them - as presents or to hang on walls at home

Reel thing is a supporting act

With a new cinema due to open soon in Rye, the local film club is to wind up its operation. But all is not what it seems. The members will go on bringing quality movies to Rye audiences - and the price of tickets will be even more interesting to those who sit in the dark at Rye's community centre