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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



Rye Christmas 2015

Rye Christmas 2015

Renowned local Richard Adams created this artwork for the Christmas in Rye 2015 website which you can visit for details of all the happenings by clicking here.   For details go to the Events box.

First posted in Uncategorized on 13th November 2015
Last updated: 13th November 2015



A Year in the Life of Rye Museum

A Year in the Life of Rye Museum

There was scarcely a spare seat to be found at our recent AGM — which turned into a party lasting longer than the meeting, with members chatting over their glasses of wine, having a look at our exhibits (including  the year’s output of books and leaflets shown above), and watching the screens: one showing a … read more …

First posted in Featured, Past Events, Uncategorized on 4th August 2015
Last updated: 6th August 2015



Children’s Activity Day 18 Feb

Children’s Activity Day 18 Feb

It’s All About the Sea! Children’s Activity Day: Wednesday 18th February 2-4 pm Children can come along to East Street Museum on Wednesday 18th February for some half term fun making things to do with the sea. There will be craft activities – painting, sticking and modelling, suitable for ages 4-10. One thing they can … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 11th February 2015
Last updated: 24th February 2015



Oct 18: Medieval Conference

Oct 18: Medieval Conference

Feature photo:  Healing the sick, fresco by Domenico di Bartolo. Sala del Pellegrinaio (hall of the pilgrim), Hospital Santa Maria della Scala, Siena.  Date 1441–1442.  Source: Wikipedia, public domain. Life and Death in Medieval England If you have registered for the conference to be held on Saturday, October 18, you are invited to register at … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 14th October 2014
Last updated: 19th October 2014



Garden Party 19th July

Garden Party 19th July

Come to 11 High Street (Rae Festings’ garden) for Rye Museum’s Annual Garden Party Saturday 19th July 10:30 – 1 p.m. STALLS AND REFRESHMENTS Garden Produce    Plants     Cakes     Tombola Books      Bric-a-Brac     Hats, Scarves, Handbags  

First posted in Uncategorized on 17th July 2014
Last updated: 22nd July 2014



‘Hastings First Theatre’ Talk 9th July

‘Hastings First Theatre’ Talk 9th July

Talk: Hastings First Theatre  Tuesday, 9th July 2013  7:30 p.m. East Street Museum Brion Purdey, Rye Museum Trustee and Hastings resident and former librarian, will give us what promise to be fascinating stories about the beginnings of theatre in Hastings.   Come early to be sure of a good seat. £2 Members  £3 Non-Members  including light … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 1st July 2013
Last updated: 10th July 2013



Paper Making + 3 More Events This Week

Paper Making + 3 More Events This Week

There’s lots going on in early May!  Here are the next four events. Traditional Crafts Evening No 4: Paper Making East Street Museum  Thursday 2nd May 7-9 p.m.  FREE Here is yet another opportunity to learn something different, acquire new skills, meet new people and have some fun.  This time you’ll learn how to make your … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 30th April 2013
Last updated: 2nd May 2013



Diary Dates – April-August

Diary Dates – April-August

 Museum Events in Date Order There are so many things happening at the Museum  these days we’ve listed them for you in date order and suggest you enter the ones you want to attend in your own diary now so you won’t miss any of them.  Note that sometimes there are two events on the … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 8th April 2013
Last updated: 5th May 2013



Victorian Ghost Stories 15th March

Friday, 15th March 7:00 – 9:00  East Street  Victorian Ghost Stories     Philippa Urquhart      FREE! The actress Philippa Urquhart will give a special performance reading which may inspire you to write your own stories!  Philipp, a Rye resident,  has worked in film, television and theatre for more than 50 years. She toured the world as a … read more …

First posted in Uncategorized on 10th March 2013
Last updated: 18th March 2013