Smeaton’s Harbour

When the Rother Changed its Course

By Ken Clarke

Great changes took place in the marshes from 1250 onwards, but as yet the town of old Winchelsea was apparently not threatened. Matthew Paris, the thirteenth century chronicler, described damage done by the sea in 1250 and 1252 to the neighbourhood of the port, but the town as such appears to have escaped harm. Continue reading Smeaton’s Harbour

Movie Club Dines

The Movie Club Dines at the Ship

Highlight of the Rye & District Movie Society’s Annual Dinner, held at the Ship Inn on Friday, March 8th, was the screening and judging of the two films made by separate units within the club for the 1968 East Sussex Inter-Club Film Continue reading Movie Club Dines