Scallop Festival

Celebrate the Scallop! If you’ve never watched a scallop race then you could be in for a real treat as the ancient Cinque Ports town of Rye, East Sussex heads towards its 11th Rye Bay Scallop week. The hilarious What a Load of Scallops race sees teams running around the town with barrow loads of shells, competing for the acclaimed Scallop Trophy. This is just one of the dozens of quirky events organised to celebrate the delicious shellfish for which Rye is justifiably renowned. Continue reading Scallop Festival

Best Scallop Festival Ever

What many locals proclaimed as “The best Rye Scallop Festival ever” came to a close with masses of praise being heaped on the shoulders of event organiser Oliver Campion and the many helpers he bulldozed into helping him realise such a great success. Continue reading Best Scallop Festival Ever