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 »
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 »
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 »
Rye Wild Boar Week is about to start so come on down to East Sussex and make a grub up a boar sausage or two at Strand House (www.thestrandhouse.co.uk) or any of the other great eating establishments.
Rye Medieval Festival Returns Live the rostering life! A special medieval menu in an orginal 1425 house Robin Hood, Richard the Lionheart, Baldrick and Blackadder! Celebrate the heroes of yore with a special two night package at Rye Bay Cottage with a Medieval 5 course dinner served at Strand House and visit the Medieval Festival in Rye with more »
Strand House could do with a few Medieval Crafts Amazing medieval ‘hands on’ events at Bodiam Castle. The Company of Artisans 9 – 10 July – With medieval tiles to make and take home our artisans will keep you busy. Or try your hand at illuminated lettering in the Mediaeval Scriptorium. Medieval Hands make Light Work 16-17 July – Mediaeval more »
Stay at Rye Bay Bed and breakfast and enjoy the thrills and spills! The race takes place this year on Sunday 17th July, starting at 1.15pm and rafts assembling from noon. The course will be the same as previous years, consisting of three laps on the Rother downstream from the A259, New Road bridge. The fete more »