Jimper’s Funeral Service

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
Jimper By Marina Kim

Bonfire Societies from all over East Sussex will be represented, many in Continue reading Jimper’s Funeral Service

Today is Jimper’s Birthday

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. Continue reading Today is Jimper’s Birthday

New Show at Roche Gallery

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! Continue reading New Show at Roche Gallery