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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

 Friday 6th January Members’ Party  East Street Museum Join Us for Twelfth Night The next event at the Museum is a Twelfth Night Party for members and friends on January 6th at East Street. There will be food and wine and light entertainment beginning at 6:30. Do plan to join us. Cost is £10 each … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Events Diary on 23rd November 2017
Last updated: 14th December 2017



What a Ménage à Trois !

What a Ménage à  Trois !

The Ménage à Trois in Ellen Terry’s Garden Presented by Ann Rachlin MCE Thanks to AboutBritain.com and to Gary Cooper for the photos. Many who attended Ann Rachlin’s riveting performance – The Ménage à Trois in Ellen Terry’s Garden – at our East Street Museum on Thursday 9th November —  were familiar with the local … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Past Talks, Surrounding Towns and Villages, Talks Summaries on 21st November 2017
Last updated: 21st November 2017



Half Term Fun at the Museum

Half Term Fun at the Museum

  Making Things, Dressing Up and Fun for Mums Too! Report and photos thanks to Heather Stevenson     Children enjoyed another fun afternoon at East Street Museum during half term on Wednesday 25th October.       They were busy making bird feeders out of pine cones filled with peanut butter, birdseed and fruits. They … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Featured on 29th October 2017
Last updated: 30th October 2017



Busy afternoon at the Museum

Busy afternoon at the Museum

A group of  over a dozen children had a busy afternoon at East Street Museum on Friday 1st September. They busied themselves making masks – of superheroes  such as Batman and Spiderman, also making pirate hats and elaborate tiaras. Bead threading was popular, making necklaces and bracelets.   The Museum also has a collection of children’s … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Featured on 5th September 2017
Last updated: 5th September 2017



A Night at the Museum

A Night at the Museum

An AGM worth attending  A packed year Impressive, memorable, enjoyable  are not words naturally linked with AGMs but they can truthfully be attached to aspects of the Rye Museum Association’s  AGM on Thursday, 27th July, in particular the Chairman’s report,  the follow-up talk by Dr Geoffrey Mead on Aspects of the South Downs National Park, … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Past Events on 2nd August 2017
Last updated: 2nd August 2017



What our visitors say about our East Street Museum

What our visitors say about our East Street Museum

It’s been a while since we reported on our visitors to East Street and what they say. Here’s an update on what has been recorded since we got a new Visitors’ Book. The photo hints at what a busy place our East Street site can be.  Besides welcoming visitors who come to see our exhibits … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured on 14th May 2017
Last updated: 15th May 2017



Rye Pottery and its Unsung Heroes

Every seat was taken at the East Street Museum on Thursday evening, April  13 (and again on September 26th during the Rye Festival!), for Josh Cole’s illustrated talk on Post War Rye Pottery and its Unsung Heroes and it is likely that visitor numbers to the Rye Pottery  website and footfall to Rye Pottery itself … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Literary and Artistic Rye, Past Talks on 15th April 2017
Last updated: 1st October 2017



Rye Pottery and its Unsung Heroes

Rye Pottery and its Unsung Heroes

Every seat was taken at the East Street Museum on Thursday evening, April 13, for Josh Cole’s illustrated talk on Post War Rye Pottery and its Unsung Heroes and it is likely that visitor numbers to the Rye Pottery website and footfall to Rye Pottery itself in the Old Brewery on Wish Ward will both … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Past Talks, Rye Town History on 15th April 2017
Last updated: 24th April 2017



Christmas at the Museum

Father Christmas at the East Street Grotto Father Christmas was kept busy throughout the day in his grotto at East St Museum which had been decorated for the festival theme of ‘Tales of Old’. He saw almost 400 children plus their parents, grandparents uncles, aunts, cousins, friends.  (In fact it seemed like the whole town had come … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, East Street Posts, Past Events on 9th April 2017
Last updated: 9th April 2017



An Afternoon of Curiosities

An Afternoon of Curiosities

With thanks to Heather Stevenson for photos and info A group of ladies met at the East Street Museum for another afternoon of ‘Cakes and Curiosities’ on Wednesday March 15th. Each had brought along an item or two to discuss. Some were definitely curious — some puzzles remain — and this time the range covered … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Past Events on 25th March 2017
Last updated: 25th March 2017