Fishermen’s Protest at Hastings Sunday 8 April 4 pm.
The fishermen will be making a protest along Hastings seafront at 4 o clock on Sunday 8th April and boats from dungeones , Rye ,Hastings ,Eastbourne and Continue reading Nationwide Fishing Rights Protest
The night was so calm. The sea just sat there and shivered. The old trawler I was alone in was thumping its way west. The trawl was working rather efficiently tonight and producing a lovely lot of fish. Now with the decks cleared I had thirty minutes before I hauled the net once more to empty on the deck. Continue reading Asleep on the Job
Fishing Boats at Rye have always been a great attraction to visitors and of special interest to Rye’s fishing fraternity. Here are just a few pictures from our Files Continue reading Fishing Boats
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By Jim Hollands
Great Job Rye Harbour Boat Owners Association put on a grand show to commemorate the 200th. Anniversary of Horatio Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar.
The Strand was awash with red white and blue flags that decorated every boat moored. The weather was kind, the crowds were happy and everything came together to make it a family day out.
Lets have something like this every year, Rye is an historic port and needs to keep a close contact with its past if it is to prosper in the future. Perhaps the event could incorporate a regatta with all sorts of boat races on the river as happened throughout the latter part of the 19th Century up to Edwardian times. An event that embraces those that live in the town. It may be that the event could ‘spill’ over onto terra firma and include athletic, even cycle races again. There seem to be many more folk about with the will and ability to organise than there have been for many years.
Connie Lindqvist Retrospective
Peter Etherden has asked Heidi Foster to take on the daunting task of putting together an exhibition that captures the enormous range of Connie’s work as an artist in Rye between 1972 and 2002. Continue reading Town Crier