Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cabaret queen raises roof

Gales of laughter shook the Arts Festival's Lamb House marquee as Tim Redfern's hilarious cabaret evening provided a light hearted end to the festival, of which it was (apparently) not officially part

A trio of masterpieces

The Odysseus Trio are setting out on a musical journey. Alexander Stiller reviews their Arts Festival concert in All Saints Church in Iden.

An EF Benson you might not know

The story of EF Benson's astonishing family and the network of major English novelists living in Rye between the wars, sets the scene for a trilogy of sequels to Benson's Mapp and Lucia books. Gillian Roder reports on one of the Arts Festival's final events.

Let’s go to the movies!

This weeks featured film showing at Rye Community Centre Film on Friday 02 October - The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - This second helping of the Exotic Marigold Hotel saga is a joyful romp with a host of National Treasures of stage and screen on view. For trailer to this and other movies showing in Rye please follow the link..

Great architect hides in shadows

Christopher Wren's "builder" was much more than that, reports Kenneth Bird from an Arts Festival talk.

Sixty years ago – an icon

Sixty years ago this week James Dean became the governing image of a restless, rootless generation, the subsequent release of his films only enhancing his stature as rebel king. Like Che Guevara twelve years later, his face was suddenly pinned to all our walls

Amber Rudd’s revolution

Amber Rudd may have called off her “solar revolution”, but is she just toeing the line ? Maybe we can persuade her to think again. Not everyone will agree with this Opinion piece – polite comments will be published directly under the article

Residents asked to revolt

Hazel Clark warns of an intrusive new development at Winchelsea Beach

Bayley family of Rye

Information required on an old Rye family

Planning “blight” – the reply

Planning "blight" was being caused by short term leases along the river bank and the need for better flood defences, a recent Opinion in Rye News claimed. The Environment Agency replies

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