Monday, September 25 2017

Living

Freewoman who changed lives
September 21 2017.

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

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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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A Vine becomes a House

September 14 2017.

With the Lazy Baker relocating to the newly refurbished Whitehouse, fresh bread is once again being baked on the High Street

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Queues at terminal 1

September 14 2017.

Autumn must be here as the swallows depart

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Town Hall at Wedding Fair

Town Hall at Wedding Fair
September 7 2017.

Our lovely old Town Hall, with its splendid Council Chamber, is becoming increasingly popular as a wedding venue, writes John Minter. Now it is exhibiting at a Wedding Fair at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Bohemia Road this Sunday, September 10. The wedding party (above) by choosing the Jazz Festival weekend for their nuptials, will have more than the usual reasons to remember the day.

Rother Responders hard at work

August 31 2017.

Rother Responders bank holiday training on how to use an AED in an life threatening situation

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Museum’s children’s afternoon

Museum’s children’s afternoon
August 31 2017.

To round off the summer school holiday, East Street Museum in Rye will be holding a children’s craft afternoon on Friday September 1 from 2-4pm, writes Heather Stevenson. Children can come dressed as their favourite character, and there will also be some dressing-up clothes to try on. Crafts will include mask making, making a pirate hat and accessories. Come and have a fun afternoon at the museum, £2 per child with accompanying adult.

Iden Road diversion problems

August 24 2017.

The closure of the road to Iden remains in place until September 10, but how is it all going?

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The bench saga in the High Street

August 24 2017.

Where have all our benches gone? Oh, they are back!

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Another glass of bubbles

August 24 2017.

Our Rye ‘newbie’ visits another relatively ‘newbie’, and is delighted

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Floral delights in church

August 24 2017.

Flowers, good food and music all made for a perfect weekend at Guestling

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Theatre seeks young actors

August 24 2017.

Creative Centre’s theatre is seeking young actors

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Flavours from around the world

August 17 2017.

The World Market on Strand Quay was a feast, in more ways than one

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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.

A busy time for old timer

September 14 2017.

A pre-war lorry and a pre-war greenhouse both had something in common last weekend

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Fine weather for a ducks race

Fine weather for a ducks race
September 14 2017.

Ferry Road nursery in Rye is holding their annual Duck Race this coming Saturday September 16. Ducks can be bought from the Nursery before the race begins at 12pm on Ferry Road Bridge. The Deputy Mayor of Rye and the Town Crier will start the race and afterwards there are many events happening back at the nursery site including a barbecue, raffle, tombola, face painting, cake stall, bouncy castle, hook a duck and much more, writes Kirsty Doherty.

Children’s craft afternoon

September 7 2017.

The Museum has a busy month scheduled, starting with a children’s afternoon last Friday

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Flowers make great journeys

August 31 2017.

St George’s church, Brede, held its annual flower festival, well up to last year’s standard

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Season of sloes and mellow gin

August 31 2017.

Its that time of year again, start gathering the berries

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Boot Fair success in the sun

August 31 2017.

What a difference three months makes! From sheeting rain to bright sun and warmth, Jempsons boot fair was a great success

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Frolics and jazz in the barn

August 24 2017.

Frolic made money for good causes with jazz and supper in an ancient barn

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Flower and vegetable show

August 24 2017.

Another successful year with some high-class exhibits for the annual Flower and Vegetable Show

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It’s that old devil called Dev again

August 24 2017.

The empty Ambrette restaurant premises now have a new tenant – and its a new venture from the old proprietor

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Basketmaker opens her studio

August 24 2017.

The Coastal Currents open studios event hosts a variety of different disciplines, including basketmaking

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One man went to mow a meadow

August 17 2017.

Meadows are being mowed at Great Dixter garden and what a contrast it is!

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Rye Artists host festive evening

August 10 2017.

The Rye Society of Artists present their 2017 Summer Show with a rousing first night

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