Sun shines on the Lions Raft Race and Fete
By Conrad Freezer
This year, despite the dubious weather forecast, the sun shone on a record crowd at the Annual Rye Raft Race and Fete organised by Rye and District Lions Club. This was the 34th Race organised by the Lions who usually expect some 5,000 members of the public to attend. However, this year the numbers were so great that they found it impossible to estimate how many turned up for the event, but many, many more than ever before. The queues for both the barbecue and the Continue reading Rye Raft Race 2012
By Conrad Freezer.
On behalf of Rye and District Lions Club, I visited the Torrent at 0900 this morning with Carl Bagwell to get an update and to see how the crew were. It would seem that the whole situation is still in stale-mate. Continue reading Russian Crew Stranded
From “Rye’s Own” April 2011
Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides hospice care for over 600 children with life-limiting illnesses and their families across Sussex, Kent and South London. The charity has two hospices, an eight-bedded one in Sittingbourne and a six-bedded one in South East London and a base for nurses and staff at Magham Down near Hailsham. Continue reading Lions Boost Demelsa
Rye & District Lions Club were the sponsors for the Rock Class at this year’s Hastings Music Festival again. The Rock Class was adjudicated by two world-famous musicians, Roger Daltrey and Paul Roberts. Continue reading Rocking Rye Lions
Rye Raft Race Draws the Bank Holiday Crowds
Rye and District Lions were delighted with the huge crowd of spectators that turned out to watch their 32nd Annual Rye Raft Race on Sunday. Despite many other attractions on a Bank Holiday weekend the public from Rye
and its surrounding area supported the event in record numbers, an estimated 5,000. Continue reading Great Raft Race of 2010
What a outstanding display in the Old Town for Jack in the Green. The shops really made an effort with the embellishments, there was greenery and ribbons throughout the area. It went really well with the Morris Dancers. Praise for the Old Town. What a shame that some of the day was spoiled by the power cut.
Bexhill Continue reading Pen & Ink