Talks

It all began with throwing pots

It all began with throwing pots

  On Thursday, 9th March, Chris O’Donoghue, pottery expert, award winning garden designer and more recently,  author of detective novels,  began by telling his audience at Rye Museum that he hadn’t  had the exam grades on leaving school to qualify for a degree course in art at Bournemouth Art College.  The rest of the story, … read more …

First posted in East Street Posts, Featured, Literary and Artistic Rye, Past Talks, Talks Summaries on 12th March 2018
Last updated: 14th May 2018
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Victorian Ghost Story: 12th November

Victorian Ghost Story: 12th November

The Story of Clifford House: a Victorian Ghost Story read by Philippa Urquhart Tuesday, 12th November 7:30 pm.   Rye Museum, East Street A talk with a difference! As befits the season, actress Philippa Urquhart will read a favourite Victorian ghost story:  Clifford House.  Philippa, now resident in Rye, had a  distinguished career in classical … read more …

First posted in Past Talks on 30th October 2013
Last updated: 13th November 2013
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Rye’s Champion Storyteller (Talk 10th September)

Rye’s Champion Storyteller (Talk 10th September)

Tuesday, 10th September,  East Street Museum The Napoleon I Know by Chris Viner Chris Viner of Soldiers of Rye is a lifelong champion of Napoleon Bonaparte and treated his audience at our September talk to a spellbinding evening of  little known facts, entertaining anecdotes and an insight into why he is such a  passionate defender … read more …

First posted in Past Talks on 11th September 2013
Last updated: 11th September 2013
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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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