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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



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



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