This week's featured film is set against the backdrop of the early 1960s at the height of the Cold War. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. sees CIA agent Solo and KGB agent Kuryakin forced to put aside longstanding hostilities and team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organisation
Jazz (and blues) come marching through town this long Bank Holiday weekend with a range of events, some of which can be found on the street, some of which just require buying a few drinks while you listen and some of which need tickets. The Conduit Hill Community Centre becomes a night club, Lamb House hosts a range of musicians and singers and the Milligan Hall and St Mary's stage some of the biggest performances
Whilst juggling employment (as an architect and gallery owner) and voluntary roles (with the Conservation Society and the Art Gallery in Rye), Andrew Blyth's ambition has always been to devote more time to his real love - painting - and is now largely focussing on developing new creative ideas. Dee Alsey in her "Ryers Unwrapped" series finds out more. Three of Andrew's works (watercolours of Dungeness scenes) can be seen in the Rye Society of Arts Summer Exhibition 10:30am-5:30pm daily until August 31 in the Dance Hall behind the Conduit Hill Community Centre
This week’s featured movie showing at the Rye Kino is Southpaw - Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife, an adorable daughter and a lavish lifestyle. But when tragedy strikes he hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely saviour at a run-down local gym... For details of this and other movies showing in Rye please follow the link...
Its worth going back to the Rye Society of Arts summer show for a second look as you may uncover all sorts of interesting exhibits that you missed the first time around. We went back and found a multi-talented artist who has worked on a hugely diverse range of projects
A book hanging from a huge balloon passed slowly over East Sussex, and possibly Rye, before plunging into the English Channel as part of literacy programme for primary school children organised by the science fiction novel's author Marcus Alexander. And this is fact, not fiction.
This week's featured movie showing at the Rye Kino is Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan out in the cold, the team confronts a network of highly-skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly-trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks.. For details of this and other movies showing in Rye please follow the link . . .
Lurking behind the quiet exterior of the National Trust's Lamb House this week lurks a frenzy of activity leading up to open air performances (weather permitting) of "Twelfth Night", but that's not the only event taking place there. The jazz festival at the end of August features a two day weekend event, and the arts festival in September features a marquee full of literary events over two weeks.