Rye Wheelers Race History

Wheelers Race History Up to April 2004

Frank Brann the barber won the Rye & District Wheelers Hill Climb Championship in 1937 and was runner up in 1938

Jill Catt, the wife of Jim Catt won the Rye & Bexhill Inter Club 10 Mile Time Trial in Continue reading Rye Wheelers Race History

Shops in Rye

Jimper remembers the shops in Rye when he was a youth – The buildings remain but the shops, in the main, sell different things than in those far off days!

Shops in Rye

By Jimper

Coming into the citadel of Rye through the Landgate Arch, you enter the Ancient Town of Rye proper. The first change from my early days is on my left, where the forge once was. The open fronted shed has been enclosed and is now a shop. Further up and not visible from the road the lookout shelter down the steps, presented to Rye by one time Mayor of Rye E. F. Benson, has been closed and the doorway bricked up. Continue reading Shops in Rye

April 1967 Rye Newsreel

Around the Clubs

Movie Societies Successful Year

Speaking at the Annual General Meeting of the Rye & District Movie Society held on Friday 3rd March, at the Further Education Centre, Mrs. Camier, retiring chairman, told the members that 1966 had been the most successful year in the society’s history. Mrs. Camier went on “The high­light of the year was the making of the film of the Royal Visit to Rye in October. The subsequent public showing early in this year proved what a great success this film was.” Continue reading April 1967 Rye Newsreel