Wild Boar Week
Saturday 24th October – Sunday 1st November 2015
Record Number of Events in 2015 Boar Week!
Boar Week Organiser Oliver Campion has matched catering establishments in and around the Rye area who have gone the whole hog this year.
He’s got a bit Pig Headed about the event. He grunted in
approval at Rye’s businesses’ organising more events than ever before during Wild Boar Week.
There are also plenty of things for the kids to do as it’s their half term. Throughout the week they will be able to follow the “Wild Boar Hog Hunt”, finding wild boar in the shop windows around Rye. Forms can be found online or upstairs in the toy department of Adams of Rye and completed forms can be exchanged for a chocolate bar. There are also woodland, beach and nature reserve walks organised by the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
On Sunday 1st November the Rye Longbowmen will be setting up wild boar targets for people to “Have a Go” at firing arrows from a longbow (for a small fee) at the Ypres Castle Inn garden.
Venues have organised an enormous amount of live music including bands and musicians such as Suspect, Skinner’s Rats, Phil Trainor, Clea Rose and David Kirkwood, Roger Carey and Andy Williams, Rye Ukulele Experiment, Phil Law, Titus, Rye Bay Crew, The Rockitmen, Wakin’ Snakes and the Leigh Highwood Band!
With Halloween falling during Wild Boar Week, on Friday 30th October there are Ghost Stories being told at Lamb House and a Halloween Ball at the Milligan Theatre.
For more information, visit wildboar.org.uk
“Rye’s Own” Bulletin 9 October 2015
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