From Agincourt to Waterloo A series of concerts in the historic Sussex church of St Thomas the Martyr Saturday 4th July – Pegasus Chamber Choir – Our King Went forth to Normandy – a series of choral music including several folksongs Saturday 5th September – Itamar Rashkovsky – exceptional young violinist plays Elgar, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven Friday 2nd October – more »
A Romantic Package at Strand House for Valentines Day. Book a room at Strand House or Rye Bay Cottage for Valentines weekend and add our Romantic Package of dinner for two, a bottle of fizz, a box of chocolates and a beautiful orchid. Just tell Mary when booking your room!
With all this rain about at the moment, there is one little creature that simply loves water – the Scallop! It is only a couple of weeks before the start of Rye Bay Scallop Week and here at Strand House we will be doing our famous “Scallop Breakfast” of the little fellows wrapped in bacon with black pudding and a more »
Its Wild Boar Week again in the medieval town of Rye and there will be a full range of activities, mostly involving eating and drinking but also Boar Woodland Tours, Food Safaris, a Hog Hunt around around the town and lots of venues will be putting on live music and other activities. So come and join the fun. See more more »
We had some fantastic cars visit Strand House during our German Car Rally and I thought some of you would like to see some pictures of the cars on the drive, just before they went for a drive down Mermaid Street in Rye! And lived to tell the tale.
Hastings and the wider 1066 area has submitted their bid to be the 2017 UK City of Culture. Along with the usual artistic festivals and events, a 300 mile march from Stamford Bridge to Battle is planned to commemorate the 951st anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Unusually the events will also incorporate ones across France charting the journey made more »
Strand House is proud to support Rye Harbour Sailing Club and its season of sailing events throughout the summer. See http://www.rhsc.org.uk/ for details of all the events. Look out for the following races: 13th June Short Cruiser Race 8th July Short Cruiser Race 11th July Foxiana Tankard 22nd August Short Cruiser Race 5th September Short Cruiser Race
Strand House is hosting a rally by a German Car Club with a collection of vintage cars over the next few days. 14 vintage cars ranging from Rolls Royces, early Jaguar racers, Porsche 1600 GT, AC’s, Mercedes and many more. They are visting Goodwood (http://www.goodwood.co.uk/motorsport/motorsport.aspx) to drive round the race circuit and the RAC Clubhouse as well as taking in more »
22nd – 24th November is the Wealden Times Midwinter Fair at the WALLED GARDEN, Bedgebury Pinetum, near Goudhurst TN17 2SJ. Go there and you will find a wide array of stall with everything that you need for the perfect Christmas, vintage and modern goodies for home and garden, locally produced foods, gifts, fashion and jewelery. While you are there you more »