Twenty-five years ago a young couple decided to move from the outskirts of London and start a business in Rye. With two small boys to care for the decision was not taken lightly, for it involved leaving, after nineteen years, a steady job and moving away from friends, family and the comfort zone of ‘what you know’. Continue reading Soldiers of Rye by Chris Viner
Saturday 13 November is Bonfire Night in Rye. An event not to be missed. Quieter and much less dangerous than years gone by, as Jimper’s Bonfire stories in his latest publication illustrate, but no less exhilarating. Continue reading Rye Fawkes Night
Rye Council agreed in principle to the new town plan which includes a Marina and substantial housing on sites to the North and South of the River Brede. Continue reading Council Says Yes To Marina Plan
Easter Holidays – A Festival of Sunshine – Many Visitors
Beautiful sunshine and serene atmosphere favoured the holidays throughout. Commencing with Good Friday, the sun soon manifested its genial effects, and from early morn until the fall of the shades of evening visitors from neighbouring towns and residents were enjoying the picturesque sunlit walks in the immediate neighbourhood of Rye. At night the moon rose at its full, and both country and town looked exceedingly beautiful under the silver glow. Continue reading Saturday 6 April 1907
Use That Camera
Photography, along with angling, is rated as one of the two most popular hobbies in the world. With this in mind, Rye’s Own presents this article on the popular pastime.
Easter is a good time to start recording the events of the year, although a real enthusiast may use his camera all the year round. The town of Rye offers an unlimited range of photographic subjects from the more popular ones such as the Church, the Landgate and the Ypres Tower, to the less obvious but equally interesting shots that can be taken on many walks in the surrounding country-side. Continue reading Use that Camera