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High Sheriff visits Rye Museum

High Sheriff visits Rye Museum

Mr. Graham Peters DL, High Sheriff of East Sussex and his wife, toured the Rye Castle Museum recently with Chairman Jo Kirkham. She was pleased to show him all the improvements made and especially the newly refurbished Women’s Tower. If you’re wondering what a High Sheriff does, here is a summary of Wikipedia information: The … read more …

First posted in News, Notable People, Ypres Tower Posts on 8th May 2014
Last updated: 8th May 2014



October 12: Viewing and Free Coffee

October 12: Viewing and Free Coffee

A Brand New Look for Rye Castle Museum! Our Museum cordially invites you to Coffee Morning at 3 East Street on Saturday, 12th October 10:30 – 12 noon to view the exciting new plans for housing the entire Museum on the Ypres Tower site.  More details of the plans were provided in the October 4th … read more …

First posted in Events Diary, News, Ypres Tower Posts on 9th October 2013
Last updated: 9th October 2013
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WACOR Family Fun

WACOR Family Fun

A selection of photos from the several Family Fun Days at Tilling Green.  Themes included World War II, Smuggling and Seafaring,  and Victorian times.    

First posted in Children at the Museum, News, WACOR on 11th September 2013
Last updated: 31st October 2013



The Napoleon I Know (Talk 10th Sept)

The Napoleon I Know (Talk 10th Sept)

Tuesday, 1oth September,  East Street Museum 7:30 p.m. The Napoleon I Know by Chris Viner Many people in Rye know that Chris Viner of Soldiers of Rye has an international reputation and customers worldwide for his military miniatures and models. But did you know he must have one of the biggest collections of books and … read more …

First posted in Events Diary, News on 29th August 2013
Last updated: 31st August 2013
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We learned photo portraiture

We learned photo portraiture

WACOR Workshops are Fun! Thanks to participant John Whylie for the feature photo and two others, to parents for permitting us to use photos of their children and to Tim for running such successful workshops. Participants in the second pair of Victorian photography workshops (August 14th and 15th) run by artist photographer Tim Mitchell learned … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, News, WACOR on 21st August 2013
Last updated: 1st October 2013
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Sun printing Family Day

Sun printing Family Day

Another Family Fun Day 28th & 29th August – 10am to  3pm Tilling Green Community Centre Learn the magic of capturing images on fabric. Make bunting for the opening of the Women’s Tower — using cameraless photography Has to be seen to be believed and it’s oh so simple! We’ll be starting off, as announced, … read more …

First posted in News, WACOR on 20th August 2013
Last updated: 29th August 2013



We made pinhole photos

We made pinhole photos

Families attending the  free family workshops  at Tilling Green  have been learning ways of taking photos as the Victorians did. Professional artist photographer Tim Mitchell was in charge.     These photos (courtesy Tim Mitchell) were taken at the  Pinhole Photography workshops August 7th and  8th. How about this spooky one of the Ypres Tower? … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, News, Past Events, WACOR on 16th August 2013
Last updated: 23rd August 2013
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Smugglers and SeaFarers Activity Day

Smugglers and SeaFarers Activity Day

(The print of smugglers on Mermaid Street is by Peter Jackson) 19th August – Tilling Green Community Centre  – 10 a.m. to 12 noon Join us for another Art and Craft Activity morning.  Smuggling and seafaring are always popular themes as smuggling was once one of Ryers’ chief activities (!) and Rye-built boats once roamed … read more …

First posted in Children at the Museum, Events Diary, News, WACOR on 16th August 2013
Last updated: 16th August 2013



Professional Portraiture Workshop

Professional Portraiture Workshop

PROFESSIONAL PORTRAITURE Free Workshop August 14th and 15th  10 a.m. to 3 .m. at Tilling Green Community Centre From pharaohs, emperors, royals and nobles, to the bourgeoisie and celebrities, and now to you. Portraits have been around since the beginning of time as a means to describe physical features Now you can learn how to … read more …

First posted in News, WACOR on 9th August 2013
Last updated: 16th August 2013



Family Days in August

 FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY! FREE WORKSHOPS at TILLING GREEN COMMUNITY CENTRE Families are invited to come along and enjoy more FREE workshops throughout August 12th August – Victorian Themed Activity Day – 10am – noon Victorian themed Arts & Crafts Activities 14th & 15th August – Portrait Taking – 10am – 3pm Learn to … read more …

First posted in News on 8th August 2013
Last updated: 8th August 2013