Hip Hop At “The School”

On Friday 12th October UK hip hop sensation Dizraeli + DJ Downlow (UK and World DMC Scratch finalist), the men behind the rhymes and cuts of the legendary Small Gods, will bring a full, live hip hop PA to The School Creative Centre, Rye. Continue reading Hip Hop At “The School”

Glastonferry Beer Music And Food Festival Will Aid ARRC

ROCK is coming to Stone…along with blues, folk, indie and a host of other great music.

The first ever Glastonferry beer, music and food festival is on October 5, 6 and 7th, with live bands, real ales and great food at The Ferry Inn. Continue reading Glastonferry Beer Music And Food Festival Will Aid ARRC

Are You Satisfield

— Yes, are you really happy and satisfied with the way our town of Rye is run ? Since the mid 1970s the decisions affecting our local life here have not been decided by Rye people, nor by our Town Councillors, but by Rother District Council and East Sussex County Council. Continue reading Are You Satisfield

Rye British Legion At Dunkirk

In glorious sunny early autumn weather Rye & District British Legion, led by the Branch President Col Anthony Kimber, visited Dunkirk and its hinterland to consider the May 1940 operations. Continue reading Rye British Legion At Dunkirk

Rye Gardeners Show Off Their Produce

Photos by Barry Hawkins.

Rye Community Centre was once again the venue for the annual flower and vegetable show. Entries from residents of Rye and beyond brought their flowers, veg, handicraft and cookery produce to compete in 56 classes. Despite the challenging growing conditions this year, the standard of the Flowers and Vegetables was impressively high. Continue reading Rye Gardeners Show Off Their Produce

Victoria’s Diamond Jubiles

“These medals”, writes Frank Palmer, “Were presented on the occasion of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1887. The silver diamond shaped medal with the blue ribbon was issued to every Mayor and in Scotland the Provost – A total of only 512 were given in the whole of the U.K. The Mayor, Walter Fuller, was the recipient of of the one earmarked for Rye . Continue reading Victoria’s Diamond Jubiles

Remembering ‘The Few’


The Battle of Britain was fought in the skies above Rye in July, August & September of 1940. In the immortal words of Winston Churchill “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few” Continue reading Remembering ‘The Few’

Wild Boar Week

Saturday 27th October – Sunday 4th November 2012

This year Rye is “Wild” about Boar!

Already 16 venues in and around Rye in East Sussex have confirmed their intent to showcase Wild Boar and medieval dishes on their menus, many of which have already submitted their menus and can be found on the website wildboar.org.uk. Continue reading Wild Boar Week