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Rye Carnival Queen Selection 1972
Rye Carnival Queen selection at the Oasis Club. Organised by Rye & Rother Valley Rotary Club
Sea Cadets Canoe Race at Rye 1968
A film made in 1968 – Rye Sea Cadets take on Sea Cadets from the area in a canoe race from Rye Fishmarket, taking in the River Rother and a transitition to the Military Canal
Procession of Witness Rye 1961
Easter 1961 – All Rye Churches march together to the Regent Cinema in a Procession of Witness.
Rye Horse Show 1961
A silent film covering many aspects of the show held at Gateborough Farm on 24 August 1961
Rye Remembers 2015
2015 Remembrance Day Parade in Rye East Sussex.
Wheelers Tuesday Run 2015
A short piece of film taken at Appledore Bridge 2015
Swan Lake 1964
Swan Lake. Taken at Winchelsea Beach 1964
Robbie’s Birthday 1972
ESCA Hardriders 1964
Rye Wheelers in action on Sussex Roads
Woolies & Fire Brigade Party 1963
When the Firemen and Woolies staff get together for a party sparks fly
Carnival Appeal Film 1964
Shows action from earlier Rye Sports Meetings
We’ll Meet Again
Performers at the 2014 War & Peace Revival Open Day
Pack Up You Troubles
Performers at the 2014 War & Peace Revival Open Day
Preston Park Cycle Track 1962
Preston Park Brighton – A very brief climpse of cycle racing at a Wednesday evening track meeting
The Ewe & Lamb Sprint 1960
Some of the greats from local cycling can be seen at the traditional January event that was sadly discontinued many years ago.
CATFORD HILL CLIMB 1962
The Catford Hill Climb was the first cycle racing event to be staged in England. It takes place to this very day.
Beating the Bounds 1982
A traditional event that has it’s roots in Medieval times. Very rarely exercised.
Rye Town Walk
Movie Society Member Jeffrey Waters made this beautiful little film
The Heart of Rye
Another Jeffrey Waters influenced film.
The Queen Mother’s Visit to Rye 1980
The Queen Mother visits Rye in her capacity of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports
A Ticket From Rye
The Faithful Traffic Warden
A QUICK LOOK AT RYE
Heather takes a Quick Look Around the Town
Robert on Fishing
A Rye Fisherman Explains to Primary Pupils What the Life of a Fisherman Entails
The 1967 Rye Borough Council Elections
Tilling Green School
A film made by the community to get the Tilling Green School opened for use as a Community Centre
City of Angels
Rye Wheelers 100 Mile Championship
The Rye Wheelers 100 Mile Championship of 2006 incorporated in the ESCA event.
Trafalgar Commemoration celebrations in Rye
A local Point to Point in 1962
That’s all we know about it
The opening of the Cycle / Footway between Rye & Rye Harbour 15 September 2015
A Silent Film made in an afternoon – Needs piano accompaniment.
Hythe Venetian Fete 1962
An old film of the 1962 Hythe Venetian Fete
Celebrity Cricket Match at Winchelsea
Celebrity Cricket Match at Winchelsea featuring Miriam Karlin, best known for her role as Paddy in The Rag Trade, on the microphone.
Hastings Boat Returns to Harbour
Beach landing for Hastings Fishing Boat – Very poor quality film but will have interest for Hastings fishermen c.1962
The Royal Visit 1966
Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh paid an official visit to Rye in 1966. This was a film made by Rye & District Movie Society.
The Boxing Day Hunt 1967
The Boxing Day Hunt at the Peace and Plenty 1967
IDEN LADIES V EASTBOURNE LADIES 1969
Football Match between Iden Ladies and Eastbourne Ladies in 1969
IDEN V BREDE 1969
The Lower Divisions Cup Final 1969 – Iden F C V Brede F C at Rye Salts
Christine Turnbull’s Balloon Flight from Rye 1967
Christine Turnbull’s Hot Air Flight from The Salts Rye to France.
Rye Carnival 1974 Part Six
This final part of the 1974 Rye Carnival includes the Tug of War and presentations
Rye Carnival 1974 Part Five
The Obstacle Event, in which Rye Athletic F C seem to be heavily involved, a Dog Show and Children’s novelty events on The Salts
Match of the Day 1967
Udimore V Flimwell. Hastings League Three. 1967 Season
Rye Carnival 1974 Part Four
The Carnival moves down onto The Salts for sporting events and novelty spectaculars
Rye Carnival 1974 Part Three
More from the 1974 Carnival
Rye Carnival 1974 Part Two
The 1974 Carnival progresses through Cinque Ports Street and under the Historic Landgate
Rye Carnival 1974 Part one
Rye Carnival 1974 – By Rye Movie Society – Many hundreds of local people are featured in this film Part One – Tilling Green Assembly Point. The Carnival Procession sets off for Rye
Rye Bonfire 1962
Old “Rye’s Own” Archive Film – Rye Bonfire 1962. Includes The Bonfire Boy’s Song – Written by Frank Taylor. The original Fire Breathing Dragon and the Hollands Television Float “Locomotion”Sandra Kewell, Helina Greginska and Suzanne Oliver.
The Bentley at the Mermaid
In 1962 J E Hollands & Sons the Rye Television firm won a Bentley Open Tourer in an RGD Television Sales Competition. One of their customers had the value of the Bentley, which at that time was £1,500 and the firm won a further £1,000 for their efforts. These are pictures of the prize presentation at The Mermaid. One of the Davie Brothers from Davie’s Taxi’s was the driver.
ALDINGTON SOAP BOX DERBY 2015
The 2015 Event went ahead despite a dire weather forecast. The rain passed before the event started and a great afternoon’s racing was had before the weather closed in again. All races were completed Well done to all the organisers and racers who put on such a fine show.
Fun Fair Rye 1963
The Fun Fair at Rye around 1963 – Many local people enjoying an evening out.
Hastings Carnival 1969
This old 8mm cine film of Hastings Carnival was made in 1969. It is a precious record of local characters who took part in the procession. “Rye’s Own” took the film because the 1969 Miss Rye’s Own, Frederica Barwood,was invited to take part in the Parade. Frederica was driven in the procession in a Jaguar Sports car owned by Robert Hollands.
The Rye Television business of J. E. Hollands & Sons won this wonderful old Bentley in a television sales competition in 1964. One of their customers also won the equivalent value of the car £1,500
Rye Athletic at Rye Sports
Rye Athletic Football Club was formed by Terry Lane and Terry Spencer was player / Manager. This film shows the team playing in a six – a – side competition arranged on August Bank Holiday Monday 1969
Albert Hinds Launches the Little Robert
Albert Hinds of Hinds Timber Yard Rye launches the ‘Little Robert’ at Harry Phillips’ Boat Yard Rock Channel. The clinker built boat, built by Robert Hollands and named after his baby son.
Rye Remembrance Parade
Does anyone know when this Rye Remembrance Parade was? The mayor should give you a clue!
Fishing from Rye in the 1960s
This footage has been taken from an old cine film shot in the 1960s. Shows the fisherman of the day working on their boats Rye Fishmarket.