Rye in East Sussex Town Guide
Below are listings for performing arts in Rye and the surrounding area ...
Small Hythe 6.2 miles from Rye
01580 762 334
The half-timbered house, built in the early 16th century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding yard, was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 to 1928, and contains her fascinating theatre collection. The cottage grounds include her rose garden, orchard, nuttery and the working Barn Theatre. A theatrical themed programme of events … more
01424 444 058
Rye’s historic Wurlitzer theatre organ, the second to arrive in England during 1926 and the 999th to be made, has been sited at Thomas Peacock Community College, Rye, since 1958 where it is still played today.
07762 513 572
Ryesingers was formed in 1971 by their present Musical Director Lesley Brownbill. The choir was originally formed with ladies only and one of their early achievements was to take part in the International Eisteddfod at Llangollen. Although the choir is now mixed the Ladies choir still performs in its own right gaining much success in … more
01797 225 915
The Rye Shakespeare Company was founded in 1990 to perform outdoor drama as part of Rye’s annual Medieval Festival. Since then, we have performed work by Shakespeare, Chaucer, Priestley and Pushkin but are best known for our on-going series “The Secret History of Rye”. These outrageous comedies concern the adventures of famous historical characters in … more