Rye Medieval Conference 2012

“These Conferences were begun eight years ago as part of a joint bid by Rye Castle Museum and the Rye Partnership to get a grant to stop the main Rye Castle – Ypres Tower leaking. One condition was to get Rye acknowledged by the academic world as a centre where the latest research in Medieval topics could be presented. Continue reading Rye Medieval Conference 2012

Amber & Arthur at Castle Museum

Amber and Arthur at Castle Museum

A party was held to mark the summer re-opening of the Museum on East Street and amongst invited guests were Amber Rudd MP and “Rye’s Own’s” star contributor 98 year old Arthur Woodgate. He was made an honorary life member, in tribute to his efforts in making sure the memories of Old Rye are not forgotten. Continue reading Amber & Arthur at Castle Museum

Exploring Rye with Brian Hargreaves

Exploring Rye with Brian Hargreaves is a fascinating new guide to Rye. By Joyce Rye The beautifully produced book is packed with dozens of black and white drawings of buildings and streets each one correctly drawn along with short captions giving their history. There is a map which enables the reader to locate the street that they are looking at easily while walking round the town. Continue reading Exploring Rye with Brian Hargreaves