Will Rye Sports and Rye Carnival Live Again
In 1965 Rye Sports Day was a popular local event, attracting athletes from all over the country. But Television was gaining a hold and first class athletics from the White City was showing athletes of International stature. Spectator support was dropping and the difference from 1950, when about 4,000 people turned up at the Cricket Salts to watch the athletic and cycle races to the mid sixties, when Continue reading Carnival Appeal Film – 1965
Could this be the Start of Something Big?
A frantic flurry of messages in reply to a post on Ryes Own Newsfeed by Rye man Brian Clifton on 4 August who pointed out that Rye has lost it’s Raft Race, Rye United Football Club, Rye in Bloom, ‘Pram Race’ and Medieval Festival in recent times. Continue reading More Events for Rye?