We’re not Pigging, this year’s Wild Boar Week is Crackling!
As well as a fully stocked menu of boar and game treats in 31 restaurants, this year’s Wild Boar Week has a fantastic line up of 18 live music events!
The Angelo Tristan Band mark the start of Wild Boar Week at the Ypres Castle Inn this evening (Friday). Over the weekend there’s Jazz at the Grapevine and more live music at the Ypres Castle Inn on Sunday with Sound Beach at 4pm.
On Saturday 21st The Gallivant in Camber have a delicious “Forager’s Autumn Feast” from 7pm, booking is essential!
Olde Worlde Wines will be a hot spot for food and entertainment with Kyle Tatner serving up Wild Boar Gumbo with Smoked Sausage and Smoked Prawn and Aromatic Sticky Wild Boar Belly Ribs from midday on Saturday followed by an “Afternoon of Poetry, Music and Miscellany” from 4pm on the Sunday.
On Tuesday 24th October the Rye Ukulele Experiment are performing at The Queen’s Head Inn and Wednesday has Phil Law and Friends at The Standard Inn. Continue reading Wild Boar Week
Each year the businesses of Rye celebrate Wild Boar Week by hosting a children’s Hog Hunt event. With the sad passing of the town’s beloved artist John Izod earlier this year (who kindly supplied the artwork for this event in previous years) we decided to do something a little different.
February 2016 hard copy issue of “Rye’s Own” on sale at all Rye Newsagents from the first day of February. January issue still available at newsagents until 31 January. Continue reading February “Rye’s Own”
Remembrance Parade and Church Service Sunday 8 November – Times and Venues
Parade leaves Adams at 10.35am. March Past Town Hall 10.40 am. Church Service at St Mary’s 10.55 am. The Mayor of Rye, Bernardine Fiddimore will take the Salute from the Town Hall Steps with other members of Rye Town Council at 10.40 am.
Fifty years ago, when Rodney Booth was still a boy, the very first issue of “Rye’s Own” was delivered to all Rye newsagents.
It was an immediate success and now, fifty years later, “The Little Magazine with the Big Heart” as Cannon John Williams called it, will still be on sale at Rye Newsagents. Continue reading “Rye’s Own” is 50
Very little information has come to light about this fishermen’s beer house located on the High Street. The earliest known date for the Oak is 1870 when Alfred Bourn was the licensee. However, as a beer house, we can be fairly certain it was in existence well before then, and possibly dated back to the 1830 Licensing Act. The house was then known as the Pig and Whistle. Continue reading The Oak Inn, High Street