Reds Over Rye

Over 20,000 people flocked to Rye on Saturday 11 June to see a display by the legendary Red Arrows, as well as enjoy a 40’s style knees up.

The RAF Aerobatic Team gave a 30 minute display over the town, which was their first full show of 2011 in the UK. Continue reading Reds Over Rye

Teachers of Rye

Mr Beavers was Headmaster of Rye Primary School Ferry Road from 1946 until well into the 1960’s.

The recent picture of him in “Rye’s Own” with the many sets of twins that were present at his school in the early fifties has caused great interest. Continue reading Teachers of Rye

One Man Play

Local Actor’s One Man Play


Local actor, Martin Wimbush, is bringing his acclaimed one man play, Wellington, to THE BARN THEATRE, SMALLHYTHE for two charity performances Continue reading One Man Play

Summertime Jamboree

Report by Amber Carroll and Amy Satchell

Photographs by Sammi Davis (

A golden afternoon of community loveliness was promised by The Rye Retreat at the Summertime Jamboree on the 5th June and that was exactly what was delivered.

It may have been a wet and windy June afternoon outside but inside Rye College it was shining with a 50s themed musical atmosphere displaying salon trends and vintage fashion looks from cult classic sci-fi to screen goddesses modelled on the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe. Continue reading Summertime Jamboree