Dick and cat go for gold

Look out he's behind you! Oh no, he isn't! Oh yes he is ! It must be panto time again - with Dick Whittington and his cat. For three performances only

Foule Parlement’s art flies

A new art exhibition at the Rye Creative Centre during December is based around a "Foule Parliament". Angelika Howard explains

Bomb warning ignored

The man with a suitcase rang to warn the police and newspapers. But he was ignored. And can there ever be a "good" terrorist? A local author explores the issues

A suitcase of books

Jonty Driver, Northiam based writer, anti-apartheid campaigner and educator will be signing copies of his new book, The Man With the Suitcase at Rye...

Memories of James 100 years on

Next year is the centenary of American writer Henry James' death. The National Trust is appealing for information

Lets go to the movies!

Showing at Rye Kino from Friday November 20 is the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn

Digging up new facts on history

Digging up bodies (above) to explore disease, death and disaster and sometimes the answers were unexpected - leaving preconceptions overturned, heads whirling and minds brimming with new knowledge. And a Rye man played a big part. Seana Lanigan reports

Let’s go to the movies!

This week The Lady in the Van comes to Rye! This magical film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years...

Making classics informal

White Vine House now houses a classical evening early each month led by a Hastings-based composer. Heidi Foster tasted the first

Hint of spring in winter

Colourful Christmas present possibilities and black and white prints from the pop world feature in two new exhibitions

Art lovers seek out PM’s home

The Friends of Rye Art Gallery organised an expedition to the home of a former Prime Minister. Heidi Foster reports

Law’s boar blues draw

Keyboard wizard Phil Law entertained a packed Standard as part of the annual Wild Boar Week festivities, with a little help from some of his musical friends

Eric’s smashing photographs

Rye's Art Gallery has two new exhibitions opening this weekend - one a unique exhibition of photographic work, the other aimed at Christmas

Let’s go to the movies!

War time romance comes to town, as "Suite Francaise" is showing at the Rye Community Centre on Friday November 6

Sara’s got talent enough

The first ever "Rye's Got Talent" took place on Friday October 23 and showcased an array of talent . . . and a seven year old stole the show

Let’s go to the movies!

The Suffragettes are coming to town! Details of this week’s movies and special events at Rye Kino follow

New Bond shakes and stirs

The latest James Bond arrives at the Kino with First Night drinks. Ray Prewer reports

Take five at the Mermaid

Last Thursday, October 22, I went to the Tudor Room at The Mermaid Inn for a jazz supper. I didn’t know what a treat was in store. Review by Ray Prewer

A piano without a pianist

How can a piano be played without a pianist? Mike Boyd (above) has the answer and Irna Mortlock spells out what happened

All this for a penny-farthing

This penny-farthing needs some care and attention so what did the Rye Museum do to raise funds? Ray Prewer reviews the evening