Glenn Miller Orchestra in Rye

Swing Fans Pack Peacock Hall

The Peacocke Hall at the Rye College was full to the very last seat for the appearance of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, part of the Rye Christmas Festival, on Saturday 13 December. Tickets were sold out within days of going on sale, the seats could possibly have been filled three times over. Continue reading Glenn Miller Orchestra in Rye

Rye Christmas Festival

This year the Rye Christmas Festival will commence on Saturday 6th December. Father Christmas will arrive in a beautiful horse drawn carriage escorted by a brilliant procession of pipers, drummers, bands and performing artist’s, followed by a spectacular display of fireworks. Santa will then be in his Grotto at the Rye Museum, East Street, which will be free as well as face painting for children. Continue reading Rye Christmas Festival

Pen & Ink December 2008

Dear Editor.

In your October issue Rye’s Own you ran a feature entitled have Health & Safety Regulations gone too far? May I suggest it’s not the regulations at fault but the job’s worth’s who interpret them. These examples are from a company safety magazine. Continue reading Pen & Ink December 2008

Demelza House Gets Christmas Bonus

It was an evening of quiet celebration at the Thomas Peacocke College on Wednesday 13 February when the proceeds of the Christmas Festival, £1264, was presented, along with £500 from the College and £500 from Rye Lions, to Demelza House. Continue reading Demelza House Gets Christmas Bonus