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Published on January 11 2018. News
Museum toasts the New Year
An international feast to celebrate the twelfth day of Christmas

Museum toasts the New Year

Christmas cakes to end the night

Rye Castle Museum held its traditional twelfth-night party for members on Saturday January 6. A packed East Street site saw tables groaning with food from around the world, including a Christmas tree made of cheese. The Rye Shakespeare Company entertained the crowds with seasonal excerpts including a scene from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and a song from former mayor John Breeds.

The East Street site is currently closed for the winter but Ypres Tower is open every day from 10:30am until 5pm.

The Museum has outlined its events for the first half of 2018. The first talk is by Geoffrey Mead on Resorting to the Coast – Sussex Seaside History. This will take place on Thursday February 8 at 7:30pm. Members pay £3 and visitors £4.

Membership of Rye Castle Museum costs £10 a year for a single person and £15 for two people at the same address.




Photos: Ray Prewer

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