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Making Things at East Street

Making Things at East Street

Children’s Craft Afternoon February 17th Click on a photo to enlarge it. Children (and their parents/grandparents) always enjoy the activity afternoons at East Street. At this one, organised by stalwarts Sue Manktelow and Sue Muddiman,  they made bird feeders and pencil toppers and also decorated scallop shells with paint and glitter.       When … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Featured, Past Events on 18th February 2017
Last updated: 18th February 2017



Save these dates!

Save these dates!

Add these talks to your diary: Our monthly talks are a great way to become better acquainted with the history of your area — as well as with other members of the community.  Come join us.  Meetings always include a raffle and refreshments too.  £2 members.  £3 guests at the door. Thursday, 9th March  East … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Events Diary on 3rd August 2016
Last updated: 11th February 2017



For the Queen’s Birthday

For the Queen’s Birthday

Happy Birthday to our Queen June 2nd saw another busy and fun craft afternoon at East Street attended by local children and others on holiday, including visiting grandchildren from Singapore!  — in all, 14 children and 15 adults, producing a variety of crafts to celebrate the Queens 90th birthday. They made wonderful crowns adorned with crystals … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Featured, Past Events on 3rd June 2016
Last updated: 3rd June 2016



Talk ‘The Green Man in English Churches’ on Thursday 10th March

Talk ‘The Green Man in English Churches’ on Thursday 10th March

Imogen makes a welcome return to discuss with us how the image of The Green Man may have evolved from Pagan and Classical times and what its purpose may have been.  There will be refreshments and a raffle too. Talk starts at 7.30 p.m. Members£2.00  Guests £3.00

First posted in East Street Posts on 26th February 2016
Last updated: 24th March 2016



Half term Monster Fun at Museum

Half term Monster Fun at Museum

Smiling happy children (14 of them + parents) enjoyed a fun afternoon at East St Museum during half term on Thursday 18th February. We were very happy to welcome local children and  visiting children on holiday in the area. The large group of children did various craft projects involving painting, cutting and gluing. They made … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Featured, Uncategorized on 19th February 2016
Last updated: 19th February 2016



Old rural days brought to life

Old rural days brought to life

On Thursday February 11 Melvin Smith was at the East Street Museum to give a talk entitled “Old Rural Days” illustrated with photos taken from old postcards and many, many personal snapshots from his family album. He spoke about sheep-keeping, hop-picking, bicycling and other local traditions, some of which have gone forever. The images covered … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Local History, Surrounding Towns and Villages on 19th February 2016
Last updated: 19th February 2016



Monster fun to be had at the Museum

Monster fun to be had at the Museum

Children come along during Half Term on Thursday 18th February to East St Museum to have a fun crafting afternoon. There will be various activities from making a tree climbing monkey to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Monkey, Making, painting and gluing Monsters with wiggly eyes. Paper bead making,  fridge magnets and more…. all … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Events Diary on 11th February 2016
Last updated: 11th February 2016



Talk – Camber and Broomhill, Sussex East Of Rye

Talk – Camber and Broomhill, Sussex East Of Rye

Save this date! Thursday, 12th November 7:30  East Street Camber and Broomhill: Sussex East of Rye by Dr. Geoffrey Mead Dr. Geoffrey Mead, lecturer at the University of Sussex, history tour guide, one of our Trustees — and a favourite speaker —  is returning to update us on his latest research into the history of … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Events Diary on 5th November 2015
Last updated: 8th November 2015



Conference 7th November – Book Now!

Conference 7th November – Book Now!

Saturday, 7th November 9:45 – 5:00.  East Street. Day Conference: The Great Plague of London and the Peripheries – 350 Years It is the 350th Anniversary of the Plague of London 1665, and a selection of speakers will be coming to Rye to discuss aspects and ramifications of this event in the metropolis and the … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Events Diary on 29th October 2015
Last updated: 29th October 2015



Children’s Day

Children’s Day

Children’s Crafts Afternoon – Monday 26th October The afternoon of Monday, 26th October was a very creative one at the East Street Museum. Children enjoyed a variety of autumn themed crafts, using leaves and conkers, twigs and wool to make conker animals, conker woollen spider web weaving, leaf collages, jam jar lanterns, twig men and … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Past Events on 29th October 2015
Last updated: 1st January 2016