Rye Runners is starting an 8-week beginners’ course on Saturday 13th June 2015. If you have never run at all, or run just a little, or haven’t run for some time and want to build your fitness and confidence in a supportive and fun environment, sign up! Men and women of all ages, fitness levels and experience are very welcome. Continue reading RYE RUNNERS BEGINNERS’ GROUP

Vintage Bike Fish & Chip Run

Don’t Forget the Vintage Bicycle Fish & Chip Ride starting at Bexhill Seafront at 10.30

Ride to Hastings via seafront Refreshments at the Cutter Pub Fish and Chips at Best Fish and Chip shop in Town ? Visit to Hastings Lifeboat station and slight detour to the High Street to see the ” Priscilla Macbean” the sister lifeboat to the “Mary Stanford” of Rye who was lost at sea with all hands in a storm in the 1920s Stop for tea and cake at Bexhill on return journey Meet 10.30 am Cooden Beach Hotel TN39 4TT for Tea,coffee or a drink 11.00 am Leave ride to Hastings via Bexhill seafront 12.30 pm Refreshments in the Cutter Pub TN34 3AL 1.00 pm Fish and Chip Lunch at Lifeboat fish and Chip Shop 2.00 pm Short ride to see “Priscilla MacBean” Tea and Cake at Bexhill 3.00 pm Return ride to Cooden Beach Distance 8 miles each way Dress Vintage or Tweed any old Bike We give a friendly and warm welcome to new riders

Please send any pictures you have of them on Hastings Seafront for “Hastings Town” send to [email protected]

Greatest Military Show

The Greatest Military Show on Earth- and it is on our very Doorstep at Hythe.

This year the War & Peace Revival will be at it’s permanent site on the old Folkestone Racecourse (RAF Westernhanger during the War) and will be a five Continue reading Greatest Military Show

Election Day

Today is Election Day

This is probably the most open election held in this country since the early 1900s. No one seems to have a clue as to the outcome. Every single vote in every single constituency will count this time.

Many newspapers and magazines, even television companies are biased toward one political party or another – some even tell their readers which way to vote.



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Cinema in Rye

By Jim Hollands

Rye’s first Moving Picture Theatre was situated near the bottom of Landgate on the eastern side of the road. It is difficult to imagine in these modern times of mass media, what an amazing experience it was for someone living in late Victorian or Early Edwardian times to witness moving pictures for the first time. Continue reading Cinema in Rye

Hands Across the Sea at Hythe


Excitement is growing for the “Hands across the Sea” International Weekend organised by the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts’ Club. It is happening at Westenhanger, Folkestone Racecourse, Nr Hythe which is a huge site of some 220 acres, so there is plenty of room to enjoy yourself and the spectacular displays of cars that will Continue reading Hands Across the Sea at Hythe