Rex & Rita are Diamonds

Rex & Rita – Ryers Through and Through

Rye Town Crier, Rex Swain, and his wife Rita celebrate sixty years
of happy marriage on this very day Friday 1. October as this magazine
reaches the newsagents.
Our front cover celebrates sixty years of dedication to each other
and their fine service to the Town of Rye. The picture was taken the
day that one of Rye’s mace bearers could not make a very important
event in the calendar and Rita stood in at the last moment. Continue reading Rex & Rita are Diamonds

Two Of The Cinque Ports Finest

Two of the best loved characters from East Sussex and Kent can often be seen together on ceremonial occasions in any Cinque Port Town. Continue reading Two Of The Cinque Ports Finest

Rex & Rita Celebrate 50 Years

Rye’s popular Town Crier, Rex Swain and his lovely wife Rita, celebrated 50 years of happy marriage at the Mermaid on Saturday 1 October. Surrounded by family and friends they recalled their Wedding Day in 1955 and of dancing to Eric Winston’s Band on their honeymoon. Continue reading Rex & Rita Celebrate 50 Years