Bonfire Drummers Will Lead Cortège To St. Mary’s Church.
One of Rye’s best loved characters will be laid to rest today, Friday 8 July.
Jimper Sutton’s Funeral Cortège will be led by Bonfire Society drummers from the Landgate to St. Mary’s Church, Rye for the 11 am. Service.
Jimper By Marina Kim
Bonfire Societies from all over East Sussex will be represented, many in
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Jimper is Very Poorly
Jimper has been writing articles and stories in “Rye’s Own” since 1966. He has become Rye’s best known character, with followers all over the country and indeed, all over the World.
He has met Royalty and Politicians, been on Television on innumerable occasions, written twenty books from which the proceeds have all gone to local charities.
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The Bonfire Society Auction, held at the Mermaid Inn on Thursday 14 May realised a massive £5,100, a record by over £1000 on any previous year.
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Rye Bonfire Auction of Promises Antiques & Miscellaneous Items 2015
Thursday 14 May 2015 Mermaid Hotel, Rye Viewing from 7:00 pm – sale at 7.30
Tickets £5.00 including glass of wine and catalogue
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A new exhibition at Roche Gallery in Rye showcases a fascinating selection of portraits by local artist Marina Kim. The exhibition features newly-completed works and earlier commissions loaned back to the gallery by their owners. Many of the faces were familiar to residents of the town and some were at the shop in person!
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by Marina Kim
At Roche Gallery
Article by Jo’ Vincent
The snowstorm and Wintery Breezes did not prevent art lovers attending the opening of the Marina Kim Portrait Exhibition at Roche Gallery, 93 High Street, Rye.
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